The Royal Military Calendar, Or Army Service and Commission Book: Containing the Services and Progress of Promotion of the Generals, Lieutenant-generals, Major-generals, Colonels, Lieutenant-colonels, and Majors of the Army, According to Seniority: with Details of the Principal Military Events of the Last Century, Volume 5
A.J. Valpy, sold by T. Egerton, 1820 - Great Britain
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Page 37 - His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the Name and on the Behalf of His Majesty has been pleased to...
Page 117 - Aide-de-Camp to the Prince of Orange, and was with him in the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo; — after the Prince of Orange was wounded the Duke of Richmond joined the Duke of Wellington as Aide-de-Campand remained with his Grace during the remaining part of that campaign.
Page 167 - Djoejocarta, which was carried by assault after a severe contest on the 20th June the same year. In this service he obtained the public approbation of the Supreme Government, and of the Commander-in-Chief, Sir G. Nugent, as well as of the local authorities, civil and military. After making a tour through the island with a view to the improvement of the geography of that valuable acquisition, Maj.
Page 37 - Lambrecht, in order that officers on half-pay may be sensible, that whenever they so far forget their duty as to give vent to feelings of personal animosity and resentment against their former commanding officer, on the grounds of his conduct towards them in his official capacity during the time they were serving under his command, they will not fail to draw upon themselves the royal displeasure, to the same extent as is hereby expressed against the individuals to whom this order specially applies.
Page 415 - After a month's siege, however, the place capitulated ; but such service among hills in that climate and season, the periodical rains, was not to be carried on without severe sufferings, and accordingly on the day Saitpoor fell, a dreadful fever broke out among the troops, which, in its effects and consequences, was far more fatal than any thing before experienced ; scarcely an officer or man escaped. Lieut. Fagan was attacked by it when just beginning to recover from his wound, and was one of two...
Page 168 - Regiment towards the close of 1797, and in the ensuing year served at the reduction of Minorca. In 1799 he purchased his Lieutenancy in the same corps, and the following year accompanied the expedition to Egypt ; was with the reserve under Sir John Moore, at the landing at Aboukir Bay, where he received a contusion in the arm; was engaged in the subsequent battles of the 13th and 21st March, and throughout that campaign. In the course of that year he purchased his company, and on the return of the...
Page 19 - Matag'irda, during the siege of that fort on the 21st and 22nd of April. In August he returned to England, on account of his health. In Dec., 1810, he was appointed one of the military agents in the Peninsula, with a special commission from the Secretary of State, and he immediately sailed for Lisbon, being ako charged with despatches for the Duke of Wellington.
Page 435 - PR's commands to desire, that your Lordship will at the same time explain to the officers, that it has been adopted as a general measure of expediency ; and not intended as an imputation against any individuals.
Page 13 - Buenos Ayres, where he volunteered to serve with the rifle corps, and was taken prisoner whilst under the command of the late M.-Gen.
Page 413 - ... destined for the conquest of the province of Bundlecund, on which occasion the adjutant of the corps being temporarily removed to a superior staff situation, Lieut. Fagan, although a very young officer, was selected by his commandant to officiate for him. He was present in the action with the enemy on the 12th Oct. 1803, and at the reduction immediately afterwards of many strong forts in that province. In Dec. following the corps, with another, was detached to aid a division of the grand army...