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War Services of the General Officers.
many other places upon the coast of Calabria, and on the Roman States in the ship, in her boats,
or on shore: about twenty-five times under fire. During service in the Forth, between 31st July
1813 and 29th Sept. 1315, he landed on North Beveland, again on South Beveland on staff of
Anglo-Russian Force forming siege of Bathz ; and on the North American shores: above five
times under fire. In all above seventy times under fire, and frequently mentioned in the des¬
patches. Has received the War Medal with two Clasps.
84 Major-General C. C. Pratt was at the taking of Capri in the Bay of Naples, under Sir
Sidney Smith, 11th May 1806. At the cutting out of six armed vessels from under the bat¬
teries of Lamica, in the Island of Cyprus, in January 1808. Belonged to the Battalion of Royal
Marines commanded by Sir James Malcolm, which served in Spain, the coast of Amrica, and
Canada, for four years, and was present at all the services performed by it, including the battle
of Frampton in the Chesapeake, and the storming and taking of the enemy’s fort and post of
Oswego on Lake Ontario. Served also in the Battalion of Royal Marines in Spain and was
present at the battles of the 16th June 1836, and Hemani 16th March following, together with
all the services performed there for nearly four years.
85 Major-General Gillespie was landed with a detachment of Royal Marines at Rosas on
7th Nov. 1808, and occupied the citadel. Present at the sortie on the 8th, when the British
were forced by the superior number of the enemy to retire. Served on the China expedition
(Medal), and was present at the attack and capture of the forts and works at Chuenpee, and
the capture of Annunghoy and North Wantong.
86 Major-General Garmston was at the taking of Fort Koupan, Isle of Timor, in 1814 ;
capture of Java in 1812; attack of Palambang, Isle of Sumatra, and Sambass, Isle of Borneo ;
Algiers in 1816. Present at the Sortie from Bilboa 15th May ; the advance on the 28th May ;
and was wounded at the defence of the lines of San Sebastian 6th June, 1836. He has received
the Military War Medal with one Clasp for Java ; the Naval War Medal with one Clasp for
Algiers ; and the Order of San Fernando for service in Spain.
87 Major-General John Harvey Stevens served in the West Indies, &c. in 1806 and 1807,
during the expedition to Walcheren in 1809, and was engaged in several flotilla affairs on
the Scheldt. Served also at the successful defence of Cadiz and of Tarifa in 1810 and 1811 ;
was engaged in several detached operations, particularly in one of a severe character on the
river Guadalquiver. In 1813 was employed on the coast of America, where he was engaged
in an attack on Craney Island, and at the taking of Hampton and Ocracoke under Sir
George Cockburn. Served in Canada at the taking of Oswego, on which occasion he was
mentioned in Sir Gordon Drummond’s despatches. Engaged during a six weeks’ siege of
Fort Erie, and was intrusted with the construction of a field-work for the defence of the
right of the position on Chippewa Creek, which was menaced by a very superior force. In
1816 he was on board the Queen Charlotte at the attack on Algiers under Lord Exmouth
by whom he was detached to fire carcases at the enemy’s vessels within the Mole. He was
also present at the demonstrations before Algiers under Admiral Sir H. B. Neale. Has received
the War Medal with one Clasp.
88 Major-General Reignolds served with the 49th on the China expedition (Medal), and
was present at the storming of the heights and forts above Canton, taking of Amoy, second
capture of Chusan, storming of the fortified heights of Chinhae, taking of Ningpo, attack and
capture of the enemy’s entrenched camp on the heights of Segoan (severely wounded), capture
of Chapoo (wounded), Woosung, and Chin Kiang Foo, and landing before Nankin. Served
throughout the Burmese war of 1852-53 (Medal), nearly the entire period as a Brigadier. On
the 4th April 1852 embarked with a force of ! .40(rmen from Maulmein for the attack on Mar¬
taban. Commanded at the attack on shore. Was on board H. M. S. Rattler during the ship’s
engagement with and destruction of the stockades on the river side in front of Rangoon, 11th
April ; the following morning landed at Rangoon in command of the 18th Royal Irish. On
13th 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 was at the siege of Sebastopol until April 1855 (Medal and Clasp).
89 Major-General Hugh Evans served in Ulysses and Barossa from 1810 to 1815 on the
West India and North America station, and was engaged in the whole of the operations of the
squadron up the Chesapeake in 1813.
90 Major-General Lynch has the War Medal with two Clasps for Egypt and Fuentes d’Onor.
91 Major-General Diggle served with the 52nd Regt. 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 Vedras. He served also the
campaign of 1813, 14, and 15, including the two attacks on the fortified village of M^rxem,—
in 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 Major. He has received the War Medal with two Clasgs for Corunna and Busaco,

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