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Beni-Israel soldier; subahdar in the Anglo-Indian army. He enlisted in the Sixteenth Native Infantry of Bengal in 1790, and was made subahdar May 21, 1802. He was decorated with a bronze medal dated May 4, 1799, on one side of which is the figure of the British Lion subduing the Indian Tiger (Tipu Sahib); the reverse represents the entry of a British army into Seringapatam, and bears an inscription in Persian, dated "27 Zilkad, a.h. 1213."

  • Catalogue of Anglo-Jewish Historical Exhibition, p. 45, London, 1887.
J. J. Hy.
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