After enlisting as a Cadet, Tweedie was promoted to Ensign shortly after arrival in India. Gazetted Lieutenant  in April , Tweedie would then serve with Beatson's Horse before being appointed Adjutant of the 3rd Cavalry at Hyderabad which led to further promotions, being appointed 2nd Assistant Resident of Hyderabad and 1st Assistant General Superintendent of Thagi and Darcy in and magistrate and judge at Secunderbad in Gen Sir Robert Napier , who was leading the Abyssinia Expedition , serving throughout the campaign and twice being mentioned in dispatches. After resuming his career in India as 2nd Assistant Commissioner Hyderabad, Tweedie was promoted to 1st Assistant Commissioner, before returning to Britain in , and marrying Emily Whitmore in Tweedie was then named as Resident at Mandalay , with this promotion later cancelled before he could take up the position.
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