HC Deb 14 April 1859 vol 153 c1729

said, he wished to ask the noble Lord the Secretary of State for India, previous to his moving the Thanks of the House to the Army in India, whether he will be pleased to include the name of Brigadier General Sir Henry Seaton, K.C.B., who has done such gallant deeds of arms during the war, for that honour. He would only mention a few of his services. He was at the capture of Bhurtpore; served in Afghanistan in 1840, 1841, and 1842; the forcing of the Khoord Cabul and Jugdulluck Passes; defence of Jellalabad and action there in 1842; in the various actions under General Pollock which led to the re-occupation of Cabul; at the siege of Delhi, where he was severely wounded the 23rd of July, 1857, and present at its capture; and brought a convoy, covering ten miles in extent, safely into camp, after beating the enemy, four times his number, who threatened to molest it, and taking their guns.


, in reply said, that he would inform the hon. and gallant Member of the course he intended to pursue in his statement.