Hart's Annual Army List, Militia List, and Imperial Yeomanry List

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J. Murray., 1851 - Great Britain
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Page 285 - Commodore who (lelivered to him his sword. Commanded the Marines at the capture of Fort Guardia. Slightly wounded cutting out the French corvette, La Moselle, from under a battery in Basque Roads. Taking of Fort Camarinus and gun-boats from under its protection.
Page 291 - From 1813 to 16, with the 1st Battalion (Royal Marines) in America* and on the Lakes of Canada. Since the Peace, he has served in the Mediterranean, on the coast* of Africa, and South America.
Page 288 - Beckwith at the attack upon Norfolk, and the taking of Hampton, and several small places. The brigade being broken up, he went with the battalion to Canada ; whilst there, he was sent with a detachment in command of a division of gun boats to attack a battery at the head of Lake Champlain, with which they were engaged some hours.
Page 285 - Menzies. Commanded and headed the marines at the storming of Fort Finisterre, being the first who entered the Fort. In boats cutting out the Spanish vessel of war, St.
Page 264 - Parliamentary vote to extend our commercial relations in that quarter, and open a communication with India through Arabia. His Majesty, through the Duke of Wellington, having conferred on him the rank of Colonel on a particular service, he sailed early in...
Page 288 - Canada ; whilst there, he was sent with a detachment in command of a division of gun boats to attack a battery at the head of Lake Champlain, with which they were engaged some hours. Returned with the battalion to the coast of America, and was at the attack and taking of Fort Point Petre and the town of St.
Page 399 - Chesapeak; operations of the army before New Orleans, the actions of the 2nd Dec. 1814, and 1st Jan. 1815, and storm of the American lines before New Orleans; taking of Fort Bowyer.
Page 285 - Menzies was attached to Lord Nelson's squadron off Boulogne, where he participated in all the desperate cutting-out affairs on the French coast against Buonaparte's flotilla. Commanded a detachment of Royal Marines landed at Port Jackson during an insurrection of convicts, in March, 1804 ; by his promptitude and exertions the town of Sydney and indeed the colony was in a great measure preserved and tranquillity restored.
Page 262 - Nivelle, and Nive, battles of Orthes and Toulouse; in America from May 1814 to May 1815, including the attack of Washington, Baltimore, and New Orleans, and other operations on the coast. Attached to the Prussian army in reducing the fortresses in the Netherlands. He...
Page 285 - January 1806, landed with a battalion of Marines at the attack and capture of the Cape of Good Hope. In June following, with the same battalion, at the attack and defeat of the Spanish troops on the road to Buenos Ayres, and at the capture of that city : in August following, at the defence of that city against the Spanish forces, after three days' action, taken prisoner, with the rest of the British.

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