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32a War Services of the General Officers.
tlirough the Kaffir war of 1845-6-7, at the commencement of which he was appointed Deputy
Assist Qr.Master General. AYas 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, ho was appointed Brigade Major of British
KalTraria; 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 wilh 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 GeneralJohn Armstrong was ajipointed Provisional Ens.CM.Rifles 19th March,1835,
and served throughout the Kaffir war of tliat period. He wasprtsentin the attack on tlie 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).
199 Major General Irving served the Eastern campaign of 1854-55, including the battle of
Inkerman and siege of Sebastopol; commanded the artillery of the left attack at the bombard¬
ment in Octolier and during the three last months of 185-i (Medal with two Clasps, CJ3., 5th
Class of the Medjidie, and Turkish Medul).
200 Major General Mould was Cominanding Royal Engineer in Taranaki, New Zealand,
during the Maori war of 1860-61 ; conducted the operations of the Sap against the position of
Huivangi and Teareipah; was second in command in the action of Mahoetahi (Mentioned in
Dii-patches, CB.).
201 Major General Paynter served the Eastern campaign of 1854, including the affairs of
Bulyanac and M'Kcnzie's Farm, the battles of Alma, Balaklava, and Inkerman, and siege of
Sebas-topol (Medal with four Clasps, CB., 5th Class of the Medjidie, and Turkish Medal).
203 Major General Lockhart served with the 78tli lliglilandcrs in tlie Persian war in 1857,
including the night attack and battle of Kooshab, and bombardment of Mohumrah (Medal and
Clasp). Served in Bengal in tlie several actions leading to and ending in the relief of the
Residency at Lucknow (wounded) and commanded the Rcgt. during the subsequent defence,
also commanded two sorties (wounded), and was mentioned in Dispatches, served with Outram's
force at Alumbagh, including the repulse of numerous attacks, also in the operations ending in
the final capture of Lucknow (Brevet Major) the Rohilcund campnign in 1858 and capture of
Bareilly (Medal and Clasp, Bt. of Lt.Colonel, and a year's service for Lucknow).
203 Major General Graydon served in the Eastern campaign of 1854-55, including the siege
of Sebastopol, and expedition to Kertch (Medal with Clasp, and Turkish Medal).
204 Major General Blunt served in the Sutlej campaign in 1846, including the battle of
Sobraon (Medal). Punjanb campaign (Medal). Indian mutiny of 1857-59, including siege of
Hillii, battle of Nujjufghur, action of Agra, relief of Lucknow by Loid Clyde, action of
Shumsabad, capture of the fort and town of Calpee (mentioned in despatches on every occasion.
Brevets of Major and Lt.Colonel, Ci?., Medal with two Clasps).
205 Miijor General Holdich served as Aide de Camp to Sir Harry Smith throughout the
Campaign on the Sutlej in 1845-46, including the battles of Moodkee, Ferozeshah (wounded),
Buddiwal, Aliwal, and Sobraon—severely wounded (Medal and three Clasps). As .4.ide de Camp
to Sir Hairy Smith in the action with and defeat of the Rebel Boers at Boena Platz (South
Africa) on the 29th August 1848, and in the Kaffir Campaign of 1850-51 (Medal, and Brevet of
Lt.Colonel). Served with the 80th Rcgt. in the Burmese war in 1853, with the Expedition
under Sir John Cheapo against the robber chief Myattoon in the Donabew District, and at
the assaults [and capture of his stronghold on the 19th March—succeeded to the command of a
Wing of Infantry (Medal, and CB.). Accompanied the 80th Hegt. to India in 1857, and served
in the Sepoy rcbelLon. At the close of the operations in 1859 he succeeded Sir Alfred Hors-
ford as Brigadier in command of the forces on the Nepaul frontier, when, in co-operation
the Nejianl troops, most of the rebel leaders and a large body of Sepoys who had taken refuge
in tlie Nepaul Terai were captured, for which services he received the thanks of Government,
and on the breaking up of the Brigade was appointed, by Lord Clyde, Deputy Adjutant
General of Her Majesty's Forces in India.
206 Sir Charles Wm. Staveiey served the Eastern campaign of 1854-55, including the battles
of Alma and Balaklava (volunteered his services as Aide de Cump to the Duke of Cambridge),
sie""e of Sebastopol, and attack and occupation of the Cemetery and Suburbs on the 18tli June,
when he succeeded to the command of the 44th Regt., and commanded it at the fall of Sebasto¬
pol (Medal and Clasps, CB., Sardinian and Turkish Medals, and 5th Class of the Medjidie).
Commanded a Brigade in the campaign of 1860 in the North of China (mentioned in dispatches.
Medal and Clasp). Commanded the force employed against the Taepings in the vicinity of
Shanghai in 1862, resulting in the attack and capture of the intrenched camp of Onkatz, of the
walled cities of Kadin, Tsinpoo, Cholin, and the fortified towns of Najow and Tserpoo (made
XC-B. 1864). Served as Second in Cotnniand of the Expedition to Abyssinia in 1867-68 and
commanded the 1st Division in the action of Arroge and Capture of Magdalla (received the

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