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49th Regiment - A black and white photograph that is believed to be the only one in existence showing a soldier of the 49th during the Crimean War. It shows Major General Sir John L Pennefather and the staff of the second Division. Left to right are Lieutenant Wing 95th Regiment, Brevet Major William Bellairs 49th Regiment (Standing), Captain Layard, Captain Ellison, 47th Regiment, Colonel Wilbraham C.B, Sir John Pennefather K.C.B, Col the Hon Herbert, Lieutenant Colonel Thackwell, Staff Surgeon Wood M.D. Major Bellairs spent most of his time with the 49th in contact with the enemy. He went on to have a long and distinguished career which culminated with him being appointed as the Colonel of the Regiment.

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