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Page 250 - Turner was at the capture of the Cape of Good Hope in 1806. Served also in the Peninsula from Dec.
Page 257 - Phillpotts served in the Crimean campaign from June to September 1855, including the siege and fall of Sebastopol (Medal with Clasp, 5th Class of the Medjidie, and Turkish Medal).
Page 240 - Lord Hutchinson, Commandant of the ancient Pharos Castle, and of all the artillery in Egypt. In December, 1801, he was presented with a gold medal...
Page 239 - Lawson, who commanded the artillery, and Captain Brice, the chief engineer, have both great merit in their different departments. The local situation of Egypt presents obstacles of a most serious kind to military operations on an extended scale.
Page 253 - He also passed through the campaign of 1815, including the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo, and the storming of Peronne.
Page 250 - Foz d'Arouce ; battles of Fuentes d'Onor and Salamanca, affair of San Munos, battle of Vittoria, siege of San Sebastian, battles of the Pyrenees, affairs of the Gave d'Oleron and Aire, and battle of Toulouse. Served also the campaign of 1815, including the battle of Waterloo (severely wounded), and capture of Paris.
Page 244 - Merxem, where, with one gun which he laid with his own eye, he silenced a battery of several guns of the enemy, which threatened the flank of the 78th Highlanders, then advancing to drive the French out of that village. For this service (which was performed under the view of Sir T.
Page 250 - as having greatly distinguished himself by his talent and enterprise and by the skilful management of the artillery at the final defence of Tarifa in December 1811. In 1812 he was present at the assault and capture of the Salamanca forts, also at the battle of Salamanca, and combat of Castrejon.
Page 257 - Pacific Islands can be best developed, and the welfare of their inhabitants secured, by a native government aided by the counsels of respectable Europeans. On a review of the foregoing considerations, and the conclusions derived from a personal examination of the islands and the people, I am of opinion that it would not be expedient that Her Majesty's Government should accept the offer which has been made to cede to Her Majesty the sovereignty over the Fiji Islands.