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War Services of the General Officers. 325
and was severely wounded at the battle of Balaklava, his horse also was severely wounded with
grape shot in supporting the Light Cavalry charge prior to his own leg being shattered by a
rifle ball (Medal and Clasps, CB., Sardinian and Turkish Medals, and 4th Class of the Medjidie).
He commanded the Regt. during a violent gale in the Black Sea between Varna and the Crimea
and this great disaster resulted in the loss of 250 horses of the Kegt. including the greater
part of the officers' chargers and those of detachments of other Kegts. under his command.
187 Major General Mounsteven served the campaign of 1815, and was severely wounded
at the battle of Waterloo.
188 Major General Urquhart landed in the Crimea with the 2nd. Batt. Royals on the 22nd
April 1855, and was at the siege and fall of Sebastopol, taking of the Quarries on 7th June,
and attacks of the Redan on the 18th June and 8th Sept. (Medal and Clasp, Brevet of
Lt.Col., Sardinian and Turkish Medals, and 5th Class of the Medjidie). Served the campaign
of 1860 in China ; commanded the 2nd Batt. Royals at the taking of Sinho and Tangku and
occupation of Tientsin ; commanded the 2nd Brigade on the advance, and was present at the
surrender of Pekin (Medal and two Clasps, and CB).
189 Major General Riddell commanded the Siege Artillery of Outram's force on the left
hank of the Goomtee at the siege and capture of Lucknow in March 1858, also commanded the
Artillery of Lugard's C )lumn at the affair of Tigree, relief of Azimghur, operations in the
Jungle and capture of Jugdespore (three times mentioned in dispatches, CB., Medal and
190 Major General Dalrymple served in the Eastern campaign of 1854 up to 8th November,
including the battles of Alma (wounded) and Inkermau, and siege of Sebastopol (Medal with
three Clasps, 5th Class of the Medjidie, and Turkish Medal). Commanded the 2nd Battalion
Scots Fusilier Guards on the Expedition through New Brunswick after the Trent affair in the
winter of 1861-G-2.
191 Major General Beadle served in the Sutlej Campaign (Medal).
192 Major General Rainier served in the 98th Regt. with the Expedition to the North of
China in 1842 and was present at the attack and capture of Chinkiangfoo and at the landing
before Nankin (Medal).
193 Major General Graham served in China from 1852 to 1859, and commanded the troops at
Hong Kong during a portion of that period; was second senior officer and commanded the 2nd
Brigade of the expeditionary force employed against Canton during the operations before that
city and at its capture in Dec. 1857 {CB.); proceeded in command of a force to the Peiho river
in June 1858, and was present at the assault and capture of Namtovv on 11th August (Medal
and Clasp).
194 Major General Renny commanded the 81st Regt. throughout the Mutiny in India in
1857-58, a Regiment which at the commencement of the Mutiny disarmed one Regiment of
Native Cavalry and three Regiments of Native Infantry at Mean jMcer, near Lahore; these
Regiments were known to be disaffected and ripe for mutiny. For this important service, and
others performed by the Slst Regt. during the Mutiny he was recommended by the Commander-
in-Chief in India for honour and reward. Commanded the First Brigade in the Eusoofzie
Expedition under Sir Sydney Cotton (Mentioned in Dispatches).
195 Major General Campbell commanded the 52nd Light Infantry at the defeat of the Seal-
kote mutineers on the banks of the Ravoe on the 12tb and 16th July 1857, and commanded
the third column at the assault of Delhi (Medal and Clasp).
19G Major General Bisset served through the Kaffir war of 1835-6, as a volunteer, and as
Ensign and Lieut, in a battalion of Native Infantry. He was Field Adjutant to a division of
troops proceeding to Colesberg in Dec. 1842 to suppress a rebellion of the Boers. He served
through the Kaffir war of 1846-6-7, at the commencement of which he was appointed Deputy
Assist Qr.Master General. Was present at the battle of the Gwanga, and all the minor affairs
with the Kaffirs, and was twice slightly wounded. He was repeatedly thanked in General
Orders by successive General Officers, and finally received the brevet of Major for his services
during the campaign. At the close of the war, he was appointed Brigade Major of British
Kaffraria; and on tlie breaking out of the war in 1850 he was severely wounded in the first
engagement with the enemy in the Amatola Mountains (Medal).
197 Major General Alexander served with the Baltic expedition in 1854 (Medal). Com¬
manded the R. M. Artillery serving with the Brigade in the Crimea in 1854-55, and was
employed in the siege train in the batteries before Sebastopol during its siege and fall, and was
also at the bombardment and surrender of Kinbourn (Medal and Clasp, Brevets of Major and
Lt.Colonel, CB., Knight of the Legion of Honor, Sardinian Medal, 4th Class of the Medjidie,
and Turkish Medal). Has the good service pension.
198 Major General John Armstrong was appointed Provisional Ens.CM.Riflesl9th March,1835,
and served throughout the Kaffir war of that period. He was presentin the attack on the Amatola
April 1846, and served on the Staff of Major General Somerset during the war of that period,
as Field Adjutant, and subsequently as Aide de Camp, and was present at the action of the
Gwanga. Commanded three squadrons of the C. M. Rifles under Sir Harry Smith against
the rebel Boers over the Orange River, and was in the action at Boem Plaats 29th August 1848.
where he was severely wounded, and had his horse shot under him, for which he received the rank
of Brevet Major. Was selected by Sir Harry Smith to form and command a corps of Irregular
Horse ("Armstrong's Horse") during the war of 1852-3, and was on several occasions men¬
tioned in general orders, having commanded detachments in various successful affairs against
the enemy, for which he received the rank of Brevet Lieut. Colonel (Medal).
109 Major General Irving served the Eastern campaign of 1854-55, including the battle of
Inkcrman and siege of Sebastopol; commanded the artillery of the left attack at the bombard¬
ment in October and during the three last months of 1854 (Medal with two Clasps, CB., 5th
Class of the Medjidie, and Turkish Medal). D

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