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9 War Services of the Field Marshals.
who had made a stand, whom he routed; Also for having subsequently, near Sindhora, gallantly advanced with
a duffadar and sowar of Beatson's Horse, and rescued from a band of robbers a Potail, Chemmum Singh, whom they
had captured and carried off to the Jungles, where they intended to hang him." Raised the 2nd Regiment Central
India Horse. Accompanied Sir Garnet Wolseley to the Gold Coast in September 1873 on special service, and served
throughout the Ashanti war of 1873-74: Organised the natives forming " Wood's Regiment.- Commanded the
attaching force at the action of Essaman (received the expression of Her Majesty's approbation): Commanded the
troops at the head of the road following the enemy from Mensu to the river Prah prior to the arrival of the European
troops, including the reconnaissance in force of the 27th November. Commanded the Right Column at the battle
of Amoaful — slightly wounded, and commanded the Head Quarters of his regiment at the battle of Ordahsu and
capture of Coomassie (several times mentioned in despatches, Brevet of Colonel, CB., Medal with Clasp). Served
throughout the Gaika war of 1878 in command of a column (several times mentioned in despatches). Served through-
out the Zulu war of 1879, in command of No: 4 Column: As Political Agent raised a contingent of r,ooo friendly
Zulus, known as " Wood's Irregulars.- Two days after the British reverse at Isanhlwana he surprised and defeated
a force of several thousands of the enemy and then maintained an advanced position in the enemy's country for which
he was specially commended by the High Commissioner (nominated KCB.). Defeated the Zulus in the action of
Kambula on the 29th March: Appointed Brigadier General in April: Led the advance on Ulundi with a Flying
Column, and was present in the engagement there on the 4th July (mentioned in despatches, Medal with Clasp):
Served in the B jer war of 1881 with the rank of Major General, and on the death of Sir George Colley, as Governor
of Natal and Commander in Chief of the British forces (GCMG.): Served in the Egyptian war of 1882 in command
of the 4th Brigade in the operations near Alexandria, oincluding the surrender of Kafr Dowar and Damietta
(mentioned in despatches, received the thanks of both Houses of Parliament, Medal, 2nd Class of the Medjidie, and
Khelve's Star). Served during the Nile Expedition in 1884-85 in command of the Line of Communications (men-
tioned in despatches, 1st Class of the Medjidie, Clasp).
HSir George White served with the 27th Regiment on the North West Frontier during the Indian mutiny in
r 857-59 (Medal); Served with the 92nd Highlanders in the Afghan war in 1879-80, and was present in the engage-
ment at Charasiah on the 6th October r879, and in the various operations around Cabul in December. 1879, includ-
ing the investment of Sherpore ; was also present in the engagement at Charasiah on the 25th April 1880 ; accom-
panied Sir Frederick Roberts in the march to Candahar, and was present at the reconnaissance of 31st August and
at the battle of Candahar (frequently mentioned in despatches, Brevet of Lt. Colonel, CB., Victoria Cross, Medal with
three Clasps, and Bronze Decoration : was awarded the 5T2C " for conspicuous bravery during the engagement at
Charasiah on the 6th October 1879, when, finding that the artillery and rifle fire failed to dislodge the enemy from
a fortified hill which it was necessary to capture, Major White led an attack upon it in person: Advancing with two
companies of his regiment, and climbing from one steep ledge to another, he came upon a body of the enemy, strongly
posted, and outnumbering his force by about 8 to 1: His men being much exhausted, and immediate action being
necessary, Major White took a rifle, and,' going on by himself, shot the leader of the enemy: This act so intimidated
the rest that they fled round the side of the hill, and the position was won: Again, on the 1st September 1880, at
the battle of Candahar, Major White, in leading the final charge, under a heavy fire from the enemy, who held a
strong position and were supported by two guns, rode straight up to within a few yards of them, and, seeing the guns,
dashed forward and secured one, immediately after which the enemy retired.- Served with the Nile Expedition
in 1884-85, during the latter part of the time as Assistant Adjutant and Quarter Master General (Medal with Clasp,
and Khedive's Star). Served with the Burmese Expedition in 1885-89 in command of the 2nd Infantry Brigade
and commanded at Mandalay during the insurrection ; commanded the Upper Burmah Field Force after the capture
of Mandalay (received the thanks of the Government and of the Commander in Chief in India, promoted Major
General for distinguished service in the field, frequently mentioned in despatches, KCB., and Medal with Clasp):
Commanded the Zhob Field Force in 1890 (received the thanks of the Government and Commander-in-Chief in
India). Served in the South African war in 1899-1900 in command of the Natal Field Force, and successfully
conducted the defence of Ladysmith during its investment by the Boers for the period of 118 days, until relieved
bv the force under Sir Redvers Buller (twice mentioned in despatches, GCMG:, Medal with two Clasps)? tu ES
War Services of the General Officers.
1 For War Services ot General Officers being Colonels of Regiments, &c:, see Corps to which they respectively belong:
1W Sir George Barker served with the 78th Highlanders in the Persian war in 1857, including the night attack
and battle of Kooshab, bombardment of Mohumrah, and expedition to Ahwaz (Medal with Clasp). Served in Bengal
with Havelock's Column from its first taking the field in 1857, including the actions of Futtehporl, Aoung, Pandoo,
Nuddee, Cawnpore, Onao, Buseerutgunge (first and second), Boorbeakechowkee, and the several actions leading to
and ending in the relief of the Residency of Lucknow and subsequent defence, including several sorties — wounded
with Outram's Force at Alumbagh, including the repulse of the numerous attacks, and in the operations ending in
the final capture of Lucknow, where he officiated as D. A. Q.M: General, 1st Division, and was mentioned in despatches),
the Rohilcund campaign in 1858, and capture of Bareilly (mentioned in despatches, Medal with two Clasps, Brevet
of Major, and a year's service for Lucknow):
124 Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke served in the 57th Regiment with the Column under Colonel Warre on the Taptee
River in co-operation with the Central India Field Force in r8s8: Served also in the New Zealand war of 1861, and
was present at the operations before Te Arei: Also during the war in 1863-66, present as Adjutant of the 57th at the
action of Katikara (mentioned in despatches), and as D.A.Q.M: General from June 1863 to March 1866 in the Province
of Taranaki, including the action near Poutoko, capture of the Maori positions at Ahuahu, Kaitake, Mataitawa, and
Te Arei, operations at Warea and Te Puru, and various minor affairs (repeatedly mentioned in despatches, Medal):
Served in the Zulu campaign of 1879 ; commanded the 57th Regiment in the engagement at Gingindhlovu (mentioned
in despatches) and relief of Ekowe ; afterwards commanded the 2nd Brigade 1st Division, and subsequently was
appointed to the command of * Clarke's Column " — a force of all arms — formed by Sir Garnet Wolseley for the follow-
ing objects ; the second advance to Ulundi, the capture of King Cetywayo, the subjugation of the Zulu tribes near
the Middle Drift of the River Tugela, and the pacification of Zululand ; these objects were successfully accomplished
thanked in General Orders, mentioned in despatches as having " performed the duties of his responsible command
in the most highly efficient manner," Brevet of Colonel, CB., Medal with Clasp). On the conclusion of the war was
appointed Commandant General of the Colonial Forces in South Africa:
128 Lord William Seymour served as a Midshipman with the Baltic Fleet in 1854 (Medal). Served with the 2nd
Batta on Coldstrean Guards in the Egpytian war 1882, and was present in the engagement at Tel-el-Mahuta, and
at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir (Medal with Clasp, 3rd Class of the Osmanieh, and Khedive's Star).
175 Sir George Luck was present at the operations against the Jowaki Afreedees in January 1878 (Medal with
Clasp). Served with the Candahar Column in the Afghan war of 1878-80, including the advance to Khelat-i-Ghilzai ;
commanded a squadron of the r5th Hussars and a troop of the 1st Punjaub Cavalry in engagements with the Afghan
cavalry at Takht-i-Pul on the 4th January 1879 — slightly wounded (mentioned in despatches); served with the
Thull-Chotiali Field Force under Brigadier General Biddulph (CB.), and accompanied Major General Phayre, in
command of his regiment, in the march to the relief of Candahar in August r88o (mentioned in despatches, Medal):
Served in the Boer war of 1881 in command of the r5th Hussars:
204 Major General C: J. Burnett served in the Ashanti war from the 30th November 1873 till invalided at Quar-
man, including the attack and capture of Adubiassie ; commanded the post of Quarman at the commencement of
the enemy's attack upon it on the 31st January (Brevet of Maior, Medal with Clasp). Served in the Afghan war
in 1879-80 as Assistant Adjutant General 1st Division Candahar'Field Force, and was present at defence of Candahar
(mentioned in despatches), including sortie of Deh Khojah (mentioned in despatches, Brevet of Lt. Colonel, Medal).
207 Major General B. A: Combe served with the 3rd Sind Horse in the Abyssinian campaign, and was present as
Orderly Officer to Colonel Fraser at the action of Arogee, and capture of Magdala (Medal). Served throughout the
Afghan war of 1878-80, first as Brigade Major of Cavalry rst Division Peshawur Valley Field Force, including the
attack and capture of AH Musjid and the engagement at Futtehabad ; afterwards as Deputy Assistant Quarter
Master General, and was present in the engagement at Charasiah on the 6th October 1879, in the operations around
Cabul in December 1879, including the investment of Sherpore, and in the engagement at Shekabad ; accompanied
Sir Frederick Roberts in the march to Candahar, and was present at the battle of Candahar (frequently mentioned
in despatches. Brevets of Major and Lt.Colonel, Medal with four Clasps, and Bronze Decoration):
212 Sir Hugh M'Calmont served in the Red River Expedition in 1870 (brought home the despatches, Medal):
Accompanied Sir Garnet Wolseley to the Gold Coast in September 1873 as Aide de Camp (Ashanti Medal). Was
appointed a Military Attache to the British Embassy at Constantinople on the outbreak of the Russo-Turkish war

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