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HONOURS. Lieut.-Gen. Geo. W. Paty.
Muir, William Mure, Inspector-Gen. Lieut. -Gen. Sir James S. Kennedy.
of Hospitals. Lieut. -Gen. Geo. L. Goldie.
Pattle, Col, Thomas. Lieut.-Gen. John Michell.
Pope, Lieut.-Col. George, I.A.
Pottinger, Lieut. -Col. John, I.A.
Reeves, Col. George M.
Riddell, Col. William, I.A. Col. the Earl of Longford.
Ross, Lieut. -Col. John. Major-Gen. Thos. S. Pratt.
Ross, Lieut. -Col. Robert Lockhart.
Sayer, Lieut.-Col. Jas. Rt. Steadman. To be Civil Knights Commanders :
Seymour, Capt. Fred. B. P., R.N. Lord Lyons.
Shepheard, Col. Alfred, I.A. Right Hon. Sir Edm. W. Head, bart.
Smyth, Lieut.-Col. John Hale, I.A. Lord Dufferin and Claneboye.
Spence, Lieut. -Col. Frederick. Major-Gen. Sir G. H. Macgregor, I. A. Stuart, Lieut.-Col. William Kier.
Sutherland, Lieut.-Col. Robt. Macleod. To be Honorary Knight Commander :
Sutton, Col. William. Gen. Chas, G. M. A. A. Cousin-Mon- Thomas, Lieut. -Col. John Wellesley. tauban.
Travers, Lieut.-Col. Joseph Oates.
Tremenheere, Lt.-Col. Chas. W., I. A. To be Military Companions. (Officers in
Troup, Col. Colin, I.A. the Indian Army denoted by I.A.) :- Turner, Comm. Gen. Philip. Addison, Lieut. -Col. Thomas.
Urquhart, Col. Francis Gregor. Alison, Lieut.-Col. Archibald.
Walker, Col. Charles P. Beauchamp. Ambrose, Lieut.-Col. George James.
Whistler, Lieut.-Col. James, I. A. Barry, Lieut. -Col. William Wigram.
Willes, Capt. G. O., R.N. Benson, Col. Henry Roxby.
Wray, Lieut.-Col. Edward, I.A. Bent, Col. George.
Wroughton, Major Fred. T., I.A. Brice, Lieut. -Col. Edward, I.A.
Wyatt, Major James Henry. Brown, Major Wm. Tod.
Younghusband, Col. Robt. R.
To be Civil Companions :
Alcock, Rntherford, esq.
Alison, Charles, esq. Cotter, Col. Geo. Sackville, I.A.
Dunlop, Capt. Hugh, R. N. Cox, Lieut. -Col. John William.
Everest, Col. Sir George, I.A. Crofton, Col. E. Walter.
Loch, Henry Brougham, esq.
To be Honorary Companion :-
Réboul, Chas. Burrard, Chef d'EsFisher, Col. Arthur A'Court.
Instituted Feb. 23rd, 1861.
Grand Master and first Principal Knight, Macan, Major-Gen. Henry, I. A.
The Viceroy and Governor General Mackenzie, Thomas, Dep. Inspector- of India. Gen. of Hospitals.
H.R. H. the PRINCE CONSORT. Mackenzie, Lieut.-Col. Kenneth D.
H.R.H. the PRINCE OF WALES. Mackinnon, Campbell, M.D., Inspector-Gen. of Hospitals.
Earl Canning. MacMahon, Col. William.
H. H. the Nizam of Hydrabad. Mann, Lieut.-Col. Gother Fred.
General Viscount Gough. Metcalfe, Lieut. -Col. James, I.A.
H. H. the Maharaja of Gwalior Miller, Major-Gen. Wm. Henry, 1. d. Lord Harris.
Lieut.-Gen. Sir James Outram, bart. H. H. the Maharaja of Cashmere. The Nuwab Sekunder Begum of Bho. Sir Geo. Russell Clark.
pal. H. H. the Maharaja of Indore.
Gen. Sir Hugh H. Rose. H. H. the Guicowar of Baroda.
The Nuwab of Rampore. Right Hon. Sir John L. M. Lawrence, Field-Marshal Viscount Combermere. bart.
Gen. Sir George Pollock.
KNIGHTS BACHELORS of the UNITED KINGDOM.
Coery Edward (L.L.I.) 1861.
THE PRIVY COUNCIL.
Tue following Gentleman has been appointed one of The Queen's
Most HONOURABLE PRIVY COUNCIL.
Sir Robert Peel, bart., Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,
THE VICTORIA CROSS. The Queen has been graciously the Bank, and having established thempleased to confer the decoration of selves in the houses in the street, com. the Victoria Cross on the under- wounded were thus in very great danget,
menced firing from the roofs. The mentioned Officers and Men of the and would have fallen into the hands of naval and military services and the enemy had not Surgeon Reade drawn non-military Persons, on account of his sword, and, calling upon the few sol. the acts of bravery recorded against under a heavy fire, in dislodging the
diers who were near to follow, succeeded, their several names.
rebels from their position. Surgeon
Reade's party consisted of about ten in FEBRUARY 5.
all, of whom two were killed and five or
six wounded. Surgeon Reade also accom Surgeon Herbert Taylor Reade, panied the regiment at the assault of 61st Regiment.
Delhi, and on the morning of the 16th of
September, 1857, was one of the first up During the siege of Delhi, on the 14th at the breach in the magazine, which was of December, 1857, while Surgeon Reade stormed by the 61st Regiment and Bewas attending to the wounded at the end looch battalion, upon which occasion he, of one of the streets of the city, a party with a serjeant of the 61st Regiment, of rebels advanoed from the direction of spiked one of the enemy's guna.
skirmishers to the right of No. 7 Redoubt,
and close to the Huirangi Bush, facing Col. James Travers, late 2nd the left of the positions occupied by the Bengal Native Infantry,
natives. At about 4 o'clock, P.M., a very
heavy and well-directed fire was suddenly For a daring act of bravery, in July, opened upon them from the bush and the 1857, when the Indore Presidency was high ground on the left. Three men being suddenly attacked by Holkar's troops, wounded simultaneously, two of them in having charged the guns with only five mortally, assistance was called for in men to support him, and driven the gun- order to have them carried to the rear ; a ners from the guns, thereby creating a file was immediately sent, but had scarcely favourable diversion, which saved the arrived, when one of them fell, and lives of many persons, fugitives to the Lieutenant Rees was wounded at the same Residency. It is stated that officers who time. Colour-Sergeant Lucas, under a were present considered that the effect of very heavy fire from the rebels, who were the charge was to enable many Europeans not more than 30 yards distant, immeto escape from actual slaughter, and time diately ran up to the assistance of this was gained, which enabled the faithful officer, and sent one man with him to the Bhopal Artillery to man their guns. Col.
He then took charge of the arms Travers's horse was shot in three places, belonging to the killed and wounded men, and his accoutrements were shot through and maintained his position until the arin various parts. He commanded the rival of supports under Lieutenants Gibson Bhopal Levy.
and Whelan. Lieut.-Colonel Samuel James
Lieutenant (now Captain) Robt. For having, at Seerporah, in an engage
Montresor Rogers, 44th Regiment ment with the rebel forces under Khan (now of the 90th Regiment); PriAllie Khan, on the 31st of August, 1858, vate John M.Dougall (No. 220), whilst advancing upon the enemy's posi- 44th Regiment, and Lieutenant tion, at daybreak, pushed on with one
Edmund Henry Lenon, 67th Regiorderly Sowar upon a nine-pounder gun that was commanding one of the ap
ment, proaches to the enemy's position, and attacked the gunners, thereby preventing For distinguished gallantry in swimthem from reloading, and firing upon the ming the ditches and entering the North infantry, who were advancing to the Taku Fort, on the 21st August, 1860, by an attack. In doing this, a personal conflict embrasure during the assault. They were ensued, in which Capt. (now Lieut-Col.) the first of the English established on the Samuel James Browne, Commandant of walls of the fort, which they entered in the 2nd Punjaub Cavalry, received a the order in which their names are here severe sword-cut wound on the left knee, recorded, each one being assisted by the and shortly afterwards another sword-cut others to mount the embrasure. wound, which severed the left arm at the shoulder--not, however, before Lieut.- Lieutenant (now Captain) Na. Col. Browne had succeeded in cutting thaniel Burslem, 67th Regiment down one of his assailants. The gun was
(now of the 60th Regiment), and prevented from being reloaded, and was eventually captured by the infantry, and Private Thomas Lane (No. 612), the gunner slain.
67th Regiment, JULY 17.
For distinguished gallantry in swim
ming the ditches of the North Taku Fort, Colour-Sergeant John Lucas, and persevering in attempting during the 40th Regiment.
assault, and before the entrance of the
fort had been effected by any one, to en. On the 18th of March, 1861, Colour- large an opening in the wall, through Sergeant Lucas acted as sergeant of a which they eventually entered, and, in party of the 40th Regiment, employed as doing so, were both severely wounded.
HONOURS. Ensign (now Lieutenant) John gibbon, Indian Medical EstablishWorthy Chaplin, 67th Regiment ment, (now of the 100th Regiment), For having behaved with great coolness
and courage at the capture of the North
Taku Fort on the 21st of August, 1860. For distinguished gallantry at the North On the morning of that day he accomTaku Fort. This officer was carrying panied a wing of the 67th Regiment, the Queen's colour of the regiment, and when it took up a position within 500 first planted the colours on the breach yards of the fort. Having quitted cover, made by the storming party, assisted by he proceeded, under a very heavy fire, to Private Lane, of the 67th Regiment, and attend to a dhoolie-bearer, whose wound subsequently on the cavalier of the fort, he had been directed to bind up; and, which he was the first to mount. In
while the regiment was advancing under doing this he was severely wounded. the enemy's fire, he ran across the open
to attend to another wounded man, in
doing which he was himself severely Hospital Apprentice Arthur Fitz- wounded.
PROMOTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS.
CIVIL SERVICE APPOINTMENTS.
Oxford Circuit, to be Chief Justice of
Mr. Samuel Birch, Mr. W. S. W. Vaux, The Rev. Sir Henry Moncrieff to be
and Mr. Newton to be Keepers of the secretary to the Bible Board Scotland. Major J. K. Spence to be Judicial Com
Department of Antiquities, British Mumissioner, Nagpore. Mr. Arthur Henry Paget to be a Page
Mr. C. Boulnois to be First Judge of of Honour to Her Majesty.
the Small Cause Court, Calcutta. Mr. Oliphant to be Secretary of Legation at Japan.
FEBRUARY. Major-General Sir Robert Napier, K.C.B., Bengal Engineers, to be an Or- Mr. George Bouchier Ward to be Consul dinary Member of the Council of the at Galatz. Governor-General of India.
Mr. Frederick Bernal to be Consul at Mr. Frederick Cleave, C.B., Paymaster Baltimore. R.N., to be Steward of Greenwich Hos- Mr. Bentinck Welbore Doyle to be Conpital.
sul at Carthagena. Dr. William Stokes to be Her Majesty's Mr. Stacy to be Vice-Consul at Santa Physician in Ireland.
Marta. Mr. Andrews Nicol to be a Member of Messrs. Enslie and M. Flowers to be the Legislative Council of the Island of Interpreters in Japan, and Mr. A. D'EttCeylon.
linger to be Consular Assistant. Mr. Samuel Creelman to be a Member Mr. Deasy to be a Baron of the Court of the Legislative Council of the Province of Exchequer (Sular). of Nova Scotia.
Mr. Thomas O'Hagan to be AttorneyLieut. H. T. Duncan, 46th Madras General for Ireland. N.I., to be Inspector-General of Police in Mr. Serjeant Lawson to be Solicitorthe Province of Pegu.
General for Ireland. Mr. T. G. Baring to be Under-Secre- Mr. Donald Mackenzie, Advocate, to be tary for War.
Sheriff of the Shire of Fife. Mr. Sergeant Tozer, of the Norfolk Mr. Macnamara Dix to be Treasurer Circuit, to be Recorder of Bury St. Ed. for the Island of St. Lucia. mund's.
Mr. John Palmer to be Treasurer for Mr. Colley Harman Scotland, of the the Island of Dominica,
PROMOTIONS. Mr. Felix Beddingfield to be Colonial Mr. William Pollard Urquhart, M.P., Secretary for the Island of Mauritius. to be a Member of the Loan Fund Board
Mr. Joseph Severn to be Consul at of Ireland. Rome.
Lieut.-Col. Harry St. George Ord, R.E., Mr. Edward Thomas Rogers to be Con- to be Governor and Commander-in-Chief sul at Damascus.
in and over the Bermudas or Somers Dr. John Young, Mr. Alexander Henry Islands, in America. Green, and Mr. Thomas McKenny Hughes Mr. William Chas. Gibson to be Coto be Assistant Geologists in the Geologi- lonial Secretary for the Island of Ceylon. cal Survey.
Mr. James Murray Robertson to be a Rear-Admiral Robert Spencer Robinson Member of the Legislative Council of the to be Surveyor of the Navy.
Island of Ceylon. Mr. John Pitt Kennedy to be Crown Mr. Dougald Yeates to be a Member of Prosecutor for the county Tyrone, Ire- the Privy Council of the Island of land.
Tobago. Dr. Joseph Clark, of Mountmelick, to Mr. James Clement Choppin to be a be Medical Inspector of Lunatics under Member of the Executive Council of the the Court of Chancery for Mountmelick Island of St. Vincent. District.
Mr. Hill Dasent to be a Member of Mr. C. B. Saunders to be Judicial the Legislative Council of the Island of Commissioner, Mysore.
Nevis. Mr. Adams to be Chief Justice at Mr. Francis Spencer Wigley to be one Hong Kong.
of Her Majesty's Council for the Virgin Mr. Smale to be Attorney-Gen., Hong Islands. Kong.
Thomas Wheeler, LL.D., of the Middle Deputy Purveyor-in-Chief David Fitz- Temple, to be a Serjeant-at-Law, gerald to be a Principal Purveyor to the William Dugmore, William Anthony Forces.
Collins, Anthony Cleasby, Henry WarPurveyors Matthew Wreford, William wick Cole, John Fraser Macqueen, Henry Clapp, William Macdonnell, Wil- Thomas Chambers, Edwin Plumer Price, liam John Arnold Tucker, Kentish Jen- Josiah William Smith, Richard Bagally, ner, Thomas 0. Hagger, Edward Morris, Henry Mills, Hon. Adolphus Frederick Charles Barrett Knapp, and Gregson Octavius Liddell, William Baliol Brett, Bridgett to be Principal Purveyors to John Burgess Karslake, William Digby the Forces.
Seymour, John Duke Coleridge, esqrs., Lord Edward George Fitzalan Howard Hon. George Denman, and George Melto be Deputy Earl Marshal of England lish, esq., to be Queen's Counsel. during the minority of the Duke of Nor- George Hayes, Serjeant-at-law, next folk.
after Archibald John Stephens, esq., The Marquess of Huntley to be Lord. Q.C., to have patent of precedency. Lieutenant and Sheriff Principal of the The Lord Mayor of London ; Majorcounty of Aberdeen.
General Sir Joshua Jebb, K.C.B. ; Mr. Mr. Thos. Norton to be Queen's Coro. John Thwaites, Chairman of the Metroner and Attorney, Crown Office, Court of politan Board of Works ; Capt. Douglas Queen's Bench.
Gatton, of the Royal Engineers ; Mr. Mr. J. G. Malcolm to be Master, Edward Burstal, Commander R.N., Crown Office, Court of Queen's Bench. Secretary of the River Thames Conser
Mr. Alexander Stewart Meban to be vancy Board ; Mr. Henry Arthur Hunt, Recorder of the City of Londonderry, Surveyor of H.M.'s Works and Public Ireland.
Buildings ; and Mr. John Robinson Mr. Serjeant Sullivan to be Law Ad. M'Clean, to be Her Majesty's Commisviser, Ireland.
sioners to examine into plans for embankMr. Kemble to he Judge, Jamaica. ing the river Thames within the metro
Dr. William Jenner, M.D., to be polis.
The Duke of Argyll, Lord Kingsdown, Capt. D. Curry to be Superintendent of Sir George Grey, bart., Mr. Robert the Royal William Vietnalling Yard and Wigram Crawford, Mr. Pearce William Plymouth Hospital.
Rogers, Mr. William George Anderson,