Michael Biddulph (British Army officer)
|Sir Michael Biddulph|
General Sir Michael Biddulph by Spy
|Born||30 July 1823|
|Died||23 July 1904 (aged 80)|
|Years of service||1843–1890|
Second Anglo-Afghan War
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Educated at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Biddulph was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1843. He served in the Crimean War takining part in the Battles of Alma, Balaclava and Inkerman as well as the Siege of Sevastopol. He was appointed Deputy Adjutant-General of Artillery in India in 1868, Commander of the Rohilkhand district in 1875 and Commander of the Quetta field force in 1878 serving in that role during the Second Anglo-Afghan War. He was given command of the Rawalpindi district in India in 1880 and made President of the Ordnance Committee in 1887 until his retirement in 1890.
In 1857 he married Katharine Stamati.
Sir James Drummond
Sir Henry Stephenson