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War Services of the General Officers who are not Colonels of Regiments.
1 Sir Alexander Mackenzie served with Lord Moira’s army on the expedition for the relief
of Ostend, in 1794; as second in command at the capture of the Cape of Good Hope, in 1795;
in command of a division on the expedition against Naples, in 1808; and afterwards in command
of the army in the two Calabrias.
2 Lord Cork served in Flanders, in 1793, and was present at the sieges of Valenciennes and
Dunkirk, at the former of which he was one of the storming party. In 1794 he accompanied
the expedition under Lord Moira; was present at the battle of Alost, and made prisoner at the
capitulation of Bergen-op-Zoom. Served with the Guards in Holland, in 1799. Commanded
the first battalion of the Coldstream Guards in Egypt, in 1801, and was present at the taking
of Alexandria, and in the different engagements with the army under Sir Eyre Coote, to the
westward of Alexandria.
3 Lord Lorton served with the 58 th as a marine on board the Vengeance 74. Went out with
Sir Charles Grey’s expedition to the West Indies, in 1793, and served in the 1st battalion of
Grenadiers, under the command of the late Duke of Kent, at the captures of Martinique, St.
Lucia, and Guadaloupe; on the conclusion of the campaign rejoined the 58th at Martinique. In
about six weeks following, in consequence of a French force having re-taken Grande Terre, he
was ordered with the Grenadiers again to Guadaloupe, and was engaged in the several actions
of that second campaign; in covering the retreat of the troops from Point-a-Pitre, was struck
by a spent ball, which was the occasion of a handsome compliment from Sir Charles Grey in
front of the Grenadiers, while inspecting the remains of the army on the afternoon of that
fatal day, as in fact he was a volunteer on this second expedition, having previously received
permission from Sir Charles to return to Europe in consequence of promotion. During the
night the troops were re-embarked, he commanded an advanced position close to the French
lines while the operation was in progress. Served also during the rebellion in Ireland,
in 1798, at Vinegar Hill, &c., and subsequently as a Brigadier-General in the Western District.
4 General M'Kenzie served the campaign of 1794 on the Continent, including the several
actions between the Waal and Rhine, forcing the enemy from St. Andre, sortie from Nimeguen,
and the actions at Thuyl and Geldermalsen. Served also on the eastern coast of Spain under
Sir Wm. Henry Clinton.
5 General Wood served as a Major-General on the staff in the East Indies, and was actively
employed in the Nepaul war.
6 General White was appointed, in 1793, Brigade-Major to the Guards employed in the
campaigns in Flanders, and was present at the sieges of Valenciennes and Dunkirk, and at the
action and storming of Lincelles.
7 General Bonham served upwards of 22 years in the West Indies, and acted as chief of
the Quarter-Master-General’s department on the two expeditions against St. Lucia and Tobago,
and Demerara and Berbice; on the latter he was second in command. He was also present at
the storming of Morne Fortunee, St. Lucia, on the night of the 2d of June, 1803.
8 General Eden served as Assistant-Quarter-Master-General in Flanders in 1794, and in
Holland in 1795; also at the capture of Java in 1811, for which he has received a medal.
9 General Gosselin served on the expedition against Genoa, under Lord Wm. Bentinck; and
subsequently in the American War.
10 Sir Alexander Halkett served at the captures of Martinique, St. Lucia, and Guadaloupe,
in 1794; at Ostend, under Sir Eyre Coote, where he was taken prisoner; with the expedition
to the Helder, in 1799, where he was twice wounded; and at the capture of the Cape of Good
Hope, in 1806.
11 General Craven served in France and Flanders in the campaigns of 1794 and 95, and the
retreat through Holland into Germany, and was present in every action in which his Regiment,
the 5th Dragoon Guards, was engaged, including Fremont, Siege of Landrecies, Cateau, and
Tournay : at Cateau a body of the Allied Cavalry completely defeated a French Army of 30,000
men with immense loss, and pursued them to the Gates of Cambray, including their Commander
Chapuy, and 35 pieces of Artillery. He served subsequently in Ireland and in Jersey.
12 Lord Carysfort served as Secretary to the mission of Colonel Crawfurd, at the head¬
quarters of the Archduke Charles, and was present at all the battles of the campaign of 1796
in Germany, at the siege of Kehl, and the affair at the beginning of 1797, on the Rhine.
Served as Aide-de-camp to Lord Cornwallis in Ireland during the Rebellion; after which he
was employed in Germany, and was present at all the actions of that year in Switzerland, under
General Hotze, and with the Russian army at the battle of Zurich. Campaign in Egypt as
Aide-de-camp to Sir Ralph Abercromby, and afterwards to Lord Hutchinson. On the Quarter-
Master-General’s staff on the expedition to Sweden, and afterwards to Spain, under Sir John
Moore, including the battle of Corunna. Embarked with the Guards for VValcheren in July
1809, and served in the reserve in South Beveland. Accompanied the Guards to Spain in 1811,
and was appointed to the command of the garrison of Cadiz. At the defence of Tarifa, he was
second in command. Marched from thence with the detachment of the Guards that joined
Lord Hill, and subsequently formed a junction with the Duke of Wellington on his retreat

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