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War Services of the Lieutenant- Colonels.
1 Lieut.-Colonel Burer was employed in 1800 with an Austrian Corps d’Armee, and frequently
engaged before the'enemy, especially at Kloster Eberach. In 1801 he served the Egyptian cam¬
paign, and was engaged on the 17th and 21st Aug. in driving the enemy into Alexandria. In 1807
he accompanied Sir Harry Burrard as Aide-de-Camp on the expedition to the Baltic, and was
frequently engaged before Copenhagen on outpost duties, and present at its siege and capture. In
1808 he served in Portugal, and was present with the 71st at the battles of Roleia and Vimiera.
In 1809 he was employed as Deputy-Assistant-Adjutant-General with the Walcheren expedition,
and was present at the siege and taking of Flushing and Ter Vere. In March 1811 he embarked
with two companies of the 71st for Portugal, and remained with the Regiment in the Peninsula
until Jan. 1813, and was present with the covering Division before Badajoz in 1811, and in April
1812; also at Arroyo de Molino and Almaraz. He has received the War Medal with three Clasps
for Egypt, Roleia, and Yimiera.
2 Lieut.-Colonel Purvis served in the Peninsula with the Royal Dragoons, and has received
the Gold Medal for the battle of Vittoria, and the Silver War Medal with two Clasps for Puentes
d’Onor and Toulouse.
3 Lieut.-Colonel Oates, during eight years’ active service in the West Indies, was frequently
engaged with the enemy, and twice severely wounded, viz. in the right side by a musket-ball at
Cote de Fer, and in the left ankle in an attack near Port au Prince. Served also five years in
the East Indies and in Egypt, and crossed the Desert under Sir David Baird. With the expe¬
dition to South America in 1807. Subsequently throughout the whole of the Peninsular war,
including the battles of Talavera (severely wounded on the head by the bursting of a shell),
Busaco, and Fuentes d’Onor ; 2nd and 3rd sieges of Badajoz,—severely wounded at the storming
of Fort Picurina ; battles of Vittoria, Nivelle, and Orthes,—severely wounded through the right
thigh. He has received a Gold Medal for services in Egypt ; and the Silver War Medal with
ten Clasps.
4 Lieut.-Colonel Horton served the campaigninCalabriaunder Sir John Stuart with the flank
companies of the 61 st and was present at tb e battle of Maida. He served also in the Peninsula and
was severely wounded at the battle of the Nivelle. He has received the War Medal with two Clasps.
5 Lieut.-Colonel Whelan served in the American war with the Royal Newfoundland Ftncibles.
6 Lt.-Colonel Jacob Watson was 28 years in the 14th Regt., the greater part of which time he
served in the West and East Indies, and retired from active service in consequence of total loss
of sight. He was at the capture of the Isle of France in 1810 ; of Java in 1811, including the
investment and storming of Fort Cornelis, and storming the heights of Serondole; previous to
which he was actively engaged on the coast when embarked in H. M. S. Minden, and at St.
Nicholas Point commanded a detachment of the 14th and Royal Marines, and defeated a very
superior French force of the enemy’s best troops sent to attack that position. In 1812, he was
at the storming of Djocjocarta. In 1813, at the subjugation of the Piratical State of Sambas in
the Island of Borneo, when he commanded the column which attacked the stockades leading up
to the town, on which occasion he was wounded. He has received the War Medal with one
Clasp for Java.
7 Lieut.-Colonel Nooth served with the 7th Fusiliers, on the expedition against Copenhagen,
in 1807. With the 2nd Battalion of the 14th, on the expedition under Sir David Baird, and was
in the retreat of Sir John Moore’s army, and at the battle of Corunna, for which he has received
the War Medal with one Clasp. Accompanied the Battalion to Walcheren, and was present at
the siege of Flushing.
8 Lieut.-Colonel Spedding served in the Peninsula with the 4th Dragoons, and was present
at the battles of Talavera, Busaco, Albuhera, and Salamanca (for which he has received the War
Medal with four Clasps); actions of Campo Mayor, Los Santos, and Usagre, besides other affairs.
9 Lieut.-Colonel Coryton served at the passage of the Dardanelles in 1807, and has re¬
ceived the War Medal with one Clasp.
10 Lieut.-Colonel Gray served throughout the Burmese war, and was engaged in the attack on
the enemy’s entrenched position near Rangoon, storming the stockades at Kokein, Tantabain,
Panlang, Denobiu Pagoda, capture of Denobiu, the entrenched position near Prome, Malown,
and Pagahm Mew (Medal). Served also in Scinde and Beloochistan from 1839 to 1842.
11 Lieut.-Colonel Prior served in the Peninsula with the 11 th Dragoons, and was present at the
battle of Salamanca, and various outpost affairs. Served also the campaign of 1815; commanded
the skirmishes of the 18lh Hussars on the 17th June, and received the first fire of the French
army on that day; present also at the battle of Waterloo and capture of Paris. He has received
the War Medal with one Clasp for Salamanca.
12 Lieut.-Colonel Mayow served the Eastern Campaign of 1854-55, first as a Brigade-Major and
afterwards as Assistant Quartermaster-General to the Cavalry Division, including the battles of
the Alma, Balaklava, and Inkerman, and siege of Sebastopol (Medal and Clasps, Knight of the
Legion of Honor, Sardinian Medal, and 4th Class of the Medjiclie).
13 Lieut.-Colonel Bourchier served in France with the army under the Duke of Wellington
from 1815 to 1818; aud in Canada during the insurrection in 1838 and 39, and was employed
at Prescot, under Colonel Young, in organizing the Militia of that section of the Pro¬

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