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31 Jfa7' Sei'vices of the General Officers.
Commanded a Cavalry Brigade in the Persian expedition of 1857 (Medal and CB.). Com¬
manded the 2ud Brigade of the Central India Field Force under Sir Hugh Hose in 1858, and
was present at the siege and capture of Kahutghur, relief of Saugor and capture of Gurra-
kota, forcing the Muddenpore Pass, siege and capture of Jhansi, battles of Betwa and Koonch
(Medal and Clasp).
153 Major General North served as Field Engineer with the Column under Lord Keane in the
Afl'ghan Campaign of 1838-^9. Commanded a detachment of Sappers and Miners at Herat in
Central Asia in 1840 and repaired the fortifications of that city. Served as Field Engineer
with the Kandahar Jiivision under Sir Win. Nott in 1842, taking part in tlie operations which
led to the reoccupation of Ghuznee and Cabool (slightly vrounded, Medal). Served as Field
Lngineer with the Scinde Field Force in 1843 under Sir Charles Napier (Medal). Served with
the Persian Expedition on special duty under Sir James Outrara in 1857 (Medsl).
154 Major General Dennis served with the 40th Regt. in China (Medal), and was present at
Chusan (both operations), Canton and Amoy ; after which he was employed as a military
magistrate at Chusan. In August 1849, a determined and desperate band of insurgent fanatics
having defeated a native force which had been marched against them, killing a European otiicer
and several Sepoys, Major Dennis, with a force consisting of Grenadier Company of the 94th
and 100 Sepoys of tlie AladrasNative Infantry, encountered them at a Pagoda near Teermanam
Connettos, in Malabar. On the appi-oach of our troops these madmen, armed with matchlocks,
spears, swords, and war knives, rushed out upon the detachment, and a sanguinary conflict
ensued, terminating in the destruction of the entire Mopla band, 64 in number, three of whom
were killed by Jlajor Dennis, who received a contusion on the chest and a few slight wou/ids.
Served with the 5-'d Lt. Inf. in the Indian Campaign of 1857, including the defeat of the Seal-
kote mutineers on the banks of the Ravee on the 12th and 16th July, the siege and capture of
Delhi from 14th August, protected the camp during the assault on the 14th and 15th Sept.,
joined the Regt. in the city on 16th Nov. and commanded it until the final capture—mentioned
ill despatches, and thanked by the Governor General (Medal with Clasp).
155 Lord West served on Sir Hugh Gough's Staff throughout the Sutlej campaign of
1845-46, as Aide-de-Camp in the battles of Moodkee and Ferozeshah, and as Officiating Mili¬
tary Secretary during the remainder of the campaign, and in the battle of Sobraon (Medal
and Clasps). Landed with the 21st Fusiliers in the Crimea and was present at the battles
fought there: commanded a detached wing in the battle of Inkerman and subsequently the
regiment during the siege from 17th Nov. 1854 to 6 Aug. 1855, inoluding a special command
of two Regiments in support of the storming party of the left column against the Redan on
the 18th June. Had command of the Regiment again on the 8th Sept., and daring the assault
was ordered to move to the point of attack in support. In the expedition to Kinbourn he held
command of a Brigade (Medal and Clasps, Cli., Officer of the Legion of Honor, Sardinian
and Turkish Medals, and 3rd Class of the Medjidie^.
] 56 Major Genera! Hopkins served with the li. M. Brigade in the Crimea in 1854-55: in com¬
mand of the 1st Battalion at the battle of Balaklava, and from the time of its landing until
detached in command of four companies to join the Light Division of the Army before
Sebastojool, with which he remained doing duty in camp and in the advanced trenches
during the siege from Nov. 1854 to March 1855, and commanded t!ie Royal Marines engaged
at the battle of Inkerman (mentioned in Dispatclies, and promoted Brevet Major): after¬
wards commanded the 1st Battalion at Balaklava from March to June 1855 (Medal and three
Clasps, Brevet Lt.Col., CB., Knight of the Legion of Honor, Sardinian Medal, 4th Class of the
Medjidie, and Turkish Medal).
157 Major General Ayles served at the battle of Navariuo in 18'27 (Medal and Clasp). Com¬
manded the Royal Marines at the ca)iture of Aden, 19tli January 1839; and was also at the
destruction of 29 war junks in China in 1840 (Medal).
158 Major General Haines' services : —On the formation of the Army of the Sutlej in 1845 he
was appointed to officiate as Military Secretary to the Commander in Chief in India, Sir Hugh
Gough, and in that capacity he was present at the battles of Moodkee and Ferozeshah (Medal
and one Clasp) ; in the latter engagement he was severely wounded by grape shot at the attack
on the enemy's works, his horse being killed under him at the same moment. At the recom¬
mendation of Lord Gough, he was promoted to a Company in the 10th Foot, without purchase.
As Military Secretary to his Lordship, he served the Punjaub campaign of 1848-9, and was
present at the affiir of outposts at Ramnuggur, 22nd Nov. 1848, and subsequent operations
resulting in the passage of the C!henab, and the battles of Chillianwallah and Goojerat (Medal
and two Clasps). Served with the 2lst Fusiliers the Eastern campaign of 1854-55, including
the battles of Alma, Balaclava, and Inkerman, and siege of Sebastopol (Medal and four
Clasps, 5th Class of the Medjidie, and Turkish Medal).
159 Major General Haly served the Eastern campaign of 1854-55, including the battles of
Alma (charger killed) and Inkerman (received four bayonet wounds), capture of Balaklava,
siege and fall of Sebastopol, and sortie on 26th Oct. (Medal and Clasps, CJS., Officer of the Legion
of Honor, 3rd Class of the Medjidie, and Turkish Medal).
160 Major General C. H. Burnaby commanded the Royal Artillery on the Eastern Frontier Cape
of Good Hope, during the Kaffir war of 1846-7, and for this received the Brevet rank of Major.
He also commanded the Royal Artillery on the Eastern Frontier from the breaking out of
the war in Dec. 1850 until July 1852, and was appointed commandant of Graham's Town,
with the District of Lower Albany ; for services in this war he got the Brevet rank of Lieut -
Colonel (Medal).
IGl Lord Henry Percy served with the Grenadier Guards in the Canadian insur¬
rection in 1838. Served the Eastern campaign of 1854-55, including the battles of Alma
(wounded), Balaklava, and Inkerman (wounded), and Siege of Sebastopol (Medal with four
Clasps, Aide de Camp to the Queen, Victoria Cross, Knight of the Legion of Honor, 4th Clas?

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