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War Services of the General Officers. 23
49 Maj'ir General Reignolds served with the 49th on the China expedition (Medal), and
was present at the sturming df the heights and forts above Canton, taking of Anioy, second
capture of Chusan, storming of the tortitied hfights of Chinhae, taking of Ningpo, attack and
I tipture of the enemy's entrenched camp on the heights of Sfgoan (severely wounded), capture
"f Chapoo (wounded), Woosuiig, and Chin Kiang Foo, and landing before Nankin. Served
throughout the i^urmese war of 1852-53 (Medal), nearly the entire period as a Brigadier. On
the 4th April 1852 embarked with a force of 1.400 men from Slaulmein for the attack on Mar-
tiban. Commanded at the attack on shore. Was on board H. INI. S. Rattler during the ship's
engagement with and destruction of the stockades on the river side in front of Kangoon, 11th
April ; the following morning landed at Eangoon in command of the 18th Royal Irish. On
I3th April succeeded to the command of the 1st Bengal Brigade, which he commanded
throughout the war, and was present at the storm and capture of Rangoon, capture of Prome.
and repulse of the enemy on the night of 8th December 1852. For his services, was several
times recommended by General Godwin to the Governor-General of India in Council.
Returned from India with the 18th Royal Irish in May 1854 ; embarked December following
for the Crimea, and wa3 at the siege of Sebastopol until April 1855 (Medal and Clasp, and
Turkish Medal).
50 Major General Hugh Evans served in Ulysses and Barosm from 1810 to 1815 on the
AVest India and North America station, and was engaged in the whole of the operations of the
squadron up the Chesapeake in 1813.
51 Major General Lynch has the War Medal with two Clasps for Egypt and Fuentes d'Onor.
52 Major General Diggle served with the 52nd Rcgt. in Sicily, under Sir John Moore, and
on the expedition to Gottenburgh. Subsequently he served in the Peninsula, and was present
during the retreat and at the battle of Corunna, as also in the action of the Coa, battle of Busaco,
and affairs when the Army fell back upon the Lines of Torres Vcdras. He served also the
campaign of 1813, 14, and 15, including the two attacks on the fortified village of Merxem,—
ill the latter of which ho commanded the 2nd Battalion in the advance upon Antwerp for the
bombardment of the French Fleet. He was also present at the battle of Waterloo, where
during the repulse of the French Imperial Guard he was severely wounded, and received the
Brevet of Mxjor. lie has received the War Medal with two Clasps for Corunna and Busaco.
53 Major General Belshcs served with the 2nd Battalion 4th Regt. in the expedition to
Walcheren in 1800. On the 1st Battalion arriving in Portugal, he resigned his staff appoint¬
ment as Military Secretary at Gibraltar, and joined that Battalion then stationed at Torres
Vedraii, and served with it during the whole advance from Santarem and the Lines, and was
present during several affairs ; also at the battle of Fuentcs d'Onor. In Dec. 1811 was appointed
Aide-de-Camp to Sir James Leith, and was present at the storming of Badajoz, battle of
Salamanca, and storming of St. Sfbastian (mentioned in Dispatches). Served under Lord
Lynedoch at the passage of the Bidassoa, and was attached to Lord Hopetown at the passage
of the Adour and the blockade of Bayonne. Has the War Medal with four Clasps.
54 Major General Crokat served in Sicily in 1807; in Portugal in 1808, under Sir Arthur
Wellesley; in Spain and at Cnrunna under Sir John Moore; on tlie Walcheren expedition in
1809; subsequently in the Peninsula. He bad charge of Napoleon at St. Helena when he died,
and he brought home the despatches of his death. Served afterwards in llie East Indies. He
has received the War Medal with four Clasps for Vimiera, Corunna, Vittorio, and Pyrenees
(severely wounded).
55 jSIajor General Norcliffe served in the Peninsula with the 4th Dragoons, and was present
at the battles of Talavora, Busaco, and Albuhera; cavalry action of Usagre, and battle of Sala¬
manca, in which last he was severely wounded and taken prisoner. He has received the War
Medal with four Clasps.
56 Sir Josias Cloet6 served in the 15th Hussars from 1809 to 1813, as Aide-de-Camp to Lord
Charles Somerset, the Governor and Commander-in-Chief at the Cape of Good Hope, from 1813
to the end of^l816, when he was sent in command of an expedition to take possession of the
island} of Tristan d'Acunha. Served in India during the Pindarree and Mahratia War from
1817 to 1819. Appointed to act as Deputy Quarter Master General at the Cape in 1820, and
conducted the landing and settlement of a large body of emigrants sent out by Government. In
1822 was sent home with important despatches, and received the brevet rank of Major. In 1835
nominated a KH. In 1840 became Deputy Quarter Master General at the Cape. In 1842
commanded a body of troops sent to Natal to relieve a detachment besieged by Insurgent Boers,
for which service was named a CB. Served during the Kaffir wars of 1846, and of 1851-53,
(Medal), including the campaign in the Basoola country, and the battle of Berea. In acknow¬
ledgment of his services, received the honour of Knighthood.
57 Major General George JIacdonald accompanied the expedition to Hanover in 1805; joinrd
the army in Sicily in 1806, and was employed with it in its various operations until 1810 ; in
the latter year he went with the expedition to Naples, and was present at the capture of Ischia
and Procida; returied to Sicily and employed against the French army in 1811; in 1812 was
employed in Spain, including the battle of Castalla, and siege of Tarragona; embarked for
Canada in 1814, and was present at the operations before Plattsburg. He served also the
campaign of 1815, and received three wounds at Waterloo, viz. in the leg, in the neck, and
through the body, wounding the lungs.
58 Major General Derinzy's services:—Campaign and battle of Corunna (severely wounded
in both knees); expedition to Walcheren, including the siege and capture of Flushing (wounded
in loft arm). In the Peninsula campaigns, from December 1810 to the end of that war in
1814, including the affairs of Pombal and lledinha, re-capture of Caropo Mayor, capture of

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