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Page 274 - Turner was at the capture of the Cape of Good Hope in 1806. Served also in the Peninsula from Dec.
Page 281 - 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 281 - Served in the Indian campaign of 1857-58, including the relief of Lucknow by Lord Clyde, battle of Cawnpore on 6th Dec., actions of Seria Ghat, Chanda, and Sultanpore, siege and capture of Lucknow, and action of Barree (Medal and Clasps).
Page 279 - ... howitzer, instead of a 4-pounder, into a block-house which he expected to have to defend in the spring. In the spring, when the attacking force, a body of militia under a Colonel Williamson, came within range, three or four rounds of shrapnell from the heavy gun put them to flight, and Colonel Williamson was obliged to lead his men back. The result was so brilliant that no notice was taken of his disobedience. On the conclusion of the war he was appointed, on the recommendation of the president...
Page 277 - He also passed through the campaign of 1815, including the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo, and the storming of Peronne.
Page 264 - November 1792; he served the campaign of 1793 in Flanders under the Duke of York, and opened the 1st British battery against the besieged city of Valenciennes, and commanded the Royal Artillery in the trenches at the successful storming of the covered way and hornwork under the late Sir Ralph Abercrombie, the 25th July 1793.
Page 274 - 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 268 - 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 274 - 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.