John Sandes (1794 - 1846)

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Captain John Sandes was in H.M. 47th Regiment of Foot and fought in the siege of San Sebastion and the Battle of Vitoria against the Napoleonic Empire, he also fought for the East India Company in the third Anglo-Maratha War. He joined the Cape Mounted Rifles in South Africa in 1846 and fought in the Seventh Xhosa War. His elder brother who died before he was born had the same name.

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