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24 War Services of the General Officers.
73 Major-General Jerrard served in Ireland as a Lieutenant in the 22nd Light Dragoons
during the Rebellion of 1798 ; also in the Egyptian campaign of 1801, for which he has re¬
ceived the TurKish Gold Medal and the Silver War Medal with one Clasp. He served at the
siege of Copenhagen in 1807 as a Captain of the 30th Regiment.
74 Lord Cardigan commanded the Light Cavalry Brigade throughout the Eastern Cam¬
paign of 1854, including the battles of the Alma, Balaklava, and Inkerman, and siege of
Sfcbaitopol (Medal and Clasps, KCB. and Commander of the Legion of Honour).
75 Major-General Coles served in South America with the 14th in 1807^ including the
operations previous to, and storming of, Monte Video. Served afterwards in the Peninsula
from Aug. 1808 to Nov. 1811, and again from April 1813 to the end of that war in 1814; present
with the 40th at the battles of Roleia,Vimiera, and Talavera; with the 4th Dragoons at Busaco,
Albuhera, and Usagre; and with the 12th Light Dragoons at the passage of the Bidassoa, the
Nive and the Adour. He has received the War Medal witli seven Clasps.
76 Sir Michael Creagh served in the expedition under Sir David Baird against the Cape of
Good Hope ; was wounded in the action of the Blue Bourg, In 1810 accompanied the expedi¬
tion (as Brigade Major) which sailed from Madras against the French Islands : desperately
wounded by a cannon shot (which carried away a part of his left shoulder, and killed six of
his men), at the attack of the batteries before St. Dennis, Isle of Bourbon ; thanked in general
orders, and favourably mentioned in the despatches. In 1817 and 18 served (in command of the
86th flank companies) during the Mahratta and the Pindarree wars in India. In 1818 served in
the Kandyan country (interior of Ceylon) during that harassing war, in command of the Hank
companies of the 86th and other detachments, receiving the repeated thanks of General Sir
Robert Brownrigg for his services in the enemy's country.
77 Major-General Eden served the campaign in Java in 1811 with the 22nd Light Dragoons,
including the actions of the 10th and 26th Aug. Aide-de-camp to Sir Thomas Hislop at the
battle of Maheidpore, and during the Mahratta war in 1817 and 18. He has received ilie War
Medal with one Clasp for Java.
80 Major-General Geddes served with the 27th in Calabria in 1806; at the capture of the
island of Procida in 1809; in Sicily in 1810; and subsequently in the Peninsula, including the
battles of the Nivelle, the Nive, Orthes, and Toulouse, at which last he received a severe wound,
which broke the left thigh-bone near the hip-joint. He has received the War Medal with four
Clasps.
81 Lord Rokeby served the campaign of 1815 with the 3rd Guards, and was present at the
battles of Quatre-Bras and Waterloo. Served the Eastern campaign of 1855 in command of a
Brigade, including the siege and fall of Sebastopol (Medal and Clasp, KCB., Commander of
the Legion of Honor, and Sardinian Medal).
82 Lieut.-General Gilmour served at the capture of Ischia, Zante, and Cephalonia, in 1809;
and of Santa Maura in 1810. Served afterwards on the eastern coast of Spain, and was
present at the battle of Castalla; engaged with the enemy on several occasions covering the
retreat; and employed in the batteries against Tarragona. After leaving Spain he went to
Genoa, under Lord Wm. Bentinck.
83 Major-General Beckwith served in the Peninsula with the 16th Light Dragoons, from July
1813 to the end of that war in 1814, including the battle of the Nivelle, and battles of the Nive
on the 9th and 10th Dec, for which he has received the War Medal with two Clasps. Served I
also the campaign of 1815, and was present at the retreat on the 17th June and at the battle of
Waterloo.
84 Major-General Robinson served with the 48th in the Peninsula from June 1809 to October
1813, including the battles of Talavera, and Busaco Lines at Torres Vedras, pursuit of Massena
action at Campo Mayor, siege of Ciudad Rodrigo, siege and stormingof Badajoz (shot through
the left arm at the assault, 6th April 1812); battle of Salamanca, capture of Madrid and retreat
therefrom, battles of Vittoria, Roncesvalles, and the Pyrenees (severely wounded, left leg frac¬
tured 28th July 1813), besides various minor engagements and skirmishes. He subsequently
served in the 30th Regiment, which he commanded for ten years, and retired on half-pay in
1843, having commanded the troops in Bermuda two years, and having served on full pay
thirty-seven years in all quarters of the world. He has received the War Medal with seven
Clasps.
85 Major-General Maclean served with the 13th Light Dragoons in every action and affair in
which it was engaged in the Peninsula, from Dec. 1810 until wounded and taken prisoner at
Couches, 13th March 1814. Was present with his regiment during the Waterloo campaign
engaged in command of the rear-guard for the brigade on the 7th June, and throughout th(
action on the 18th. Accompanied the 13th Dragoons to India in Feb. 1819; was employed i
command of a cavalry brigade with the field force at the reduction of Kurnool, and serve
uninterruptedly with his regiment for twenty-two years, when he returned with it to England, and
was placed on half-pay as 2nd Lieut.-Colonel. He has received the War Medal with six Clasp
for Albuhera, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivolle, Nive, and Orthes.
86 Major-General Marten served the campaign of 1814 in the Peninsula with theHousehoI'^
Brigade. Also the campaign of 1815, including the battle of Waterloo.

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