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George Burrows (Indian Army officer)

George Burrows (Indian Army officer)

Brigadier General George Reynolds Scott Burrows (1827–1917) was the commander of the British and Indian forces in the disastrous Battle of Maiwand during the Second Anglo-Afghan War.[1] Although his tactics received criticism, he was exonerated and later promoted.[2]

George Burrows
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Indian Army
RankBrigadier General
Battles/warsSecond Anglo-Afghan War


  1. Sandler, Stanley (2002). Ground Warfare: An International Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. ABC-Clio. p. 452. ISBN 978-1-57607-344-5.
  2. My God - Maiwand

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