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33 JVar Services of the General Officers.
the force under Sir Robert Sale sent in pursuit of the ruler of Candahar, brother of t^ie king
of Cabool ; crossed the rapid Ilflmoud with ^i^hteen men (the advance) on a small raft, landed
close to the Foit of Giriskh. which was found just vacated by the pnemy. He commanded the
left Flank Company of the 13th, with the firlorn hope, under Col. Dennie, at t'le storm and
capture of the fort of Gbuzaee (Medal), and was also present at the capture of Cabool, and
in other minor affairs.
146 Major General Grierson served at Cadiz during parts of 1812 and 1813, and afterwards
on the eastern coast of Spain.
147 Major General Richardson-Robertson served in South Africa, in command of the suc¬
cessful expedition against the insurgent Emigrant Boers, beyond the Orange River, in 1845.
Also as Brigadier, and in commaad of the 7th Dragoon Guards in the Kaffir campaign of
1846-7 (Medal and CB.)
148 Major General Braybrooke served at the capture of the Kandian territories in 1815,
and in the Kandian rebellion in 1817-18.
149 Major General Robert Law sprved with the 7l3tRegt. on the retreat to and battle of
Corunna. On the expedition to Walcherea, attack on Ter Ver, siege and surrender of Flush¬
ing. Subsequently in Pjrtugal, Spiin, and Sauth of France from 1810 to 1814,—in action with
it at Sijbral, Mas^ena's retreit, battle of Fuentes D'Onor, on 3rd and 5ih May, 1811 (wounded
in two places), covering first and second sieges of Badajoz, surprise and deteat of Girard's
column at Arroya de Molino, and at the storming and destruction of the enemy's forts and
tete de pont at Almaraz, defence of Alba de Tormes, battles in the Pyrenees and attack on
Sauraren, capture of an enemy's convoy for the relief of Pampeluna in July 1813, battle of the
Nive, action at Cambo, affairs at Hellette, Arrivarette, and Garris, action at Aire, employed in
an armed boat at Urton the liver Adour, battle near Bayonnc 13th Dec. 1813, battle of St. Pierre
near Bayonne, battle of Orthes, and action at Tarbes (wounded). In the foregoing services he
was Adjutant to his Regt. and for a time acted as such to the Light Battalion 1st Brigade,
2nd Division of the Peninsular Army. Served also the campaign of 1815, including the battle
of Waterloo where while acting as Adjutant he was severely wounded by a cannon shot which
also killed his horse. He has received the War Medal with six Clasps, and is a KH.
150 Major General L'Estrange served the campaign of 1808-9 in Spain with the 14th, and
was present at tlie battle of Corunna. Capture of the Isle of France in 1810. Capture of
Java in 1811, and engaged with a Dutch brigade at St. Nicholas. At the storming of a strong
Dutch Fort on the coast of Bantam. On board H.M.S. Rosciiis at the boarding and capture
of eleven French gun-boats. Present at the siege and storm of Cornelis, and storm and
capture of the heights of Serandole. At the capture of the town and fortress of Sambas, Isle
of Borneo, in March 1813. Nepaul war in 1815 ; siege and capture of Hattras in March 1817 ;
Mahratta campaign in 1817 and 18 : siege and storm of Bhurtpore under Lord Combermere.
He has received the War Medal and two Clasps for Corunna and Java.
151 Major General Williamson served with the 27th Regt. in the Kaffir war of 1834-35( Medal).
152 Sir Charles Straubenzee served the campaign against the Rajah of Coorg in 1834. In
the action of Maharajpore (Medal) on 29th Dec. 1843, he succeeded to the command of the
39th Begt. Served at the siege of Sebastopol in 1855, and commanded the 1st Brigade Light
Division at the assault of the Redan on the 8th Sept.—wounded (Medal and Clasp, CB., Officer
of the Legion of Honor, Sardinian Medal, and 3rd Class of the Medjidie). Commanded the
Troops throughout the operations in China in 1857 {KCB.).
153 Major General Parke served in co-operation with the Spanish forces and Legion near
San Sebastian, and under Espartero in raising the siege of Bilboa (Knight Ist Class St. Fernando).
154 Major General Jardiue served during the Indian campaign of 1858, including the occu¬
pation, after the relief of Lucknow, of the lortified outposts and camp with Outram's force and
repulse of the enemy's attacks (Medal).
165 Major General W. G Gold served as Lt.Colonel in the 53rd Regt. in the campaign on
the Sutlcj, including the affair of Buddiwal, battles of Aliwal and Sobraon (wounded). He
commanded the Regiment during the subsequent operations (Medal and Clasp).
156 Major General Hurdle was at the attack on the forts and harbour of Courageaux in
1815 ; and battle of Navarino in 1827 (War Medal with one Clasp). He served during the re¬
volutionary war in Greece in 18'i8, and received the Cross of the Redeemer of Greece. Was
present in the ingagement at Punta (tbiigada in the river Parana on the 20th Nov. 1845, for
which he received the Brevet rank of Major. Commanded the Brigade of Royal Marines
serving with the army in the Crimea, including the battle of Balaklava, siege and fall of Se¬
bastopol in 1854-55 ; commanded the 2nd Brigade of the Army at the surrender of Kinbourn
(Medal and Clasps, CB., Aide-de-Camp to the Queen, Officer of the Legion of Honor, Sar¬
dinian Medal, and 3rd Class of the Merijidie).
157 Major General Dwyer served in the blockading squadrons off Flushing, the Texel, and
off Brest. Since the peace he has served in the East and West Indies, and the Mediterranean.
158 Major General Walker landed in the Crimea on the 22nd Sept. 1854 and commanded
the Scots Fusilier Guards in the substqucnt campaign, including the battles of Balaklava and
Inkerman (received three wounds, one severe, and hnd his horse shot under him) siege of Se¬
bastopol (wounded), and repulse of the s<irtie 26th Oct. (Medal and Clasps, C5., Officer of
the Legion of Honor, Sirdinian Medal, and 3rd Class of the Merijidie).
159 Major General Forbes served in the Cape Mounted Riflemtn in the Kaffir war of 1834-
35 (Medal),
160 Major General Drought commanded the entire of the troops during the successful sup¬
pression of the Rebellion in the Kandian Proyinces in Ceylon in 1848;—-was thanked in Gene-

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