DEPUIS or DE L'UST, a French soldier of fortune who came to Lahore in 1842, and was employed by the Sikh Darbār as a trainer of gunner recruits. Later, he was made commandant of a battalion, but, being found unfit for command, he was removed from service in 1844. He then proceeded to Shimlā where he opened a school for teaching French and dancing.


    Grey, C. , European Adventurers of Northern India, 1785 to 1849. Patiala, 1970

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