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ill and dying of cholera in the Crimea in 1854 and 1855; exhibited the most zealous attention to his duties at all times, and to the care of the sick and wounded.
5th Dragoon Guards.—Sergeant M. Davidson—Served throughout the whole of the Eastern campaign; was present at Inkermann, Balaklava, and the whole of the siege of Sevastopol, and has always been distinguished for his zeal and activity and irreproachable character in every respect.
2nd Dragoons.—Lance-Sergeant James Borthwick—Gallantry in the field at the battle of Balaklava, and good conduct during the period he served in the Crimea.
0th Dragoons.—Private Humphrey Polkinghorn—Embarked with the first detachment of the regiment for the East on the 2nd of June, 1854. Was present with it in Bulgaria, and during the first winter in the Crimea. Has clasps for Balaklava, Inkermann, and Sebastopol, and distinguished himself much in the former action. He was sent to England sick on the 18th of July, 1855.
11th Hussars.—Regimental Sergeant-Major G. L. Smith—Recommended by the vote of his comrades, who with himself returned from the Crimea previous to the first issue of the French medal. Was present during the campaign in 1854 until the 25th of January, 1856, and at the battles of the Alma, Balaklava, and Inkermann. His horse was shot under hi in at Balaklava, where he behaved gallantly.
Grenadier Guards.—Pay-Sergeant Robert Powley—He went out with the battalion in February, 1854. He was present at the battles of the Alma and Inkermann, in which latter battle he greatly distinguished himself.
Private William Nurton—Present at the battles of Alma and Inkermann; severely wounded at Inkermann.
Coldstream Guards.—Corporal Frederick Vile, for gallant conduct at Inkermann.
Private John Bott—For general good and gallant conduct during the campaign.
Scots Fusilier Guards.—Pay and Colour-Sergeant George Attrill—Served with distinction at Alma, Inkermann, and in the trenches before Sebastopol. He was also present at Balaklava. He displayed energy, gallantry, and zeal in the performance of all his duties until invalided.
Assistant Drill-Sergeant George Sharp—Was present at Alma, Balaklava, and Inkermann, and siege of Sebastopol, in all of which his conduct was very conspicuous. He was obliged to return home from the effects of a severe wound received at Inkermann.
2nd Battalion, 1st Foot.—Drummer Henry Clarke—Constant and zealous service in the trenches before Sebastopol from April 22 till July 18,1855. Present at the attack on the Quarries, June 7,1855, when he took a rifle and accoutrements, and performed the duties of a rank and file. Constant and zealous service in the trenches before Sebastopol from April 22 till June 7, 1855, when he was severely wounded.
4th Foot.—Sergeant James Newth—Continuous performance of his duty during the Eastern campaign, and in the trenches before Sebastopol from the commencement of the siege until the 5th of June, 1855. During the winter of 1854 and 1455 this non-commissioned officer, although suffering severely from sickness, continued cheerfully to perform his duty.
Private John Fitzpatrick—Zealous in the discharge of his duties in the trenches before Sebastopol, from the commencement of the siege operations until the 21st of June, 1805, when he was severely wounded; and conspicuous for the cheerful manner in which his duty was performed under all circumstances during the campaign.
7th Foot.—Sergeant-Major William Bacon—Wounded at the attack of the Redan on the 18th of June, 1855, and desperately woun.led on the 8th of Sept., 1855.
Sergeant William White—Was present at the battles of Alma, Inkermann, and in the trenches. Left the Crimea in May, 1855.
9th Foot.—Sergeant Andrew Rielly—Served with conspicuous zeal in the trenches throughout the siege, and distinguished himself under my own eye during the attack on the Cemetery on the 18th of June, 1855.
Corporal Michael Monagan—Rendered me valuable service on the 18lh of June, by conveying a letter to the Brigadier-General under a most perilous five, y which he was wounded on his return. Again wounded in the trenches on July , 1855. This man's gallantry has been always conspicuous. 13th Foot.—Private Frederick Stokes was severely wounded. 14th Foot.—Sergeant Thomas Brown—Served in the Crimea from the 19th of January, 1855, to the 6th of January, 1850. Constant and zealous duty in the •enches. Severely wounded on June 18,1855.
17th Foot.—Sergeant Charles Collins—Highly gallant conduct on the 23rd of larch, 1855, in volunteering and remaining out with the advanced sentries on the Woronzoff-road for two hours during a sortie made by the Russians that ight: and always ready for any extra duty when in the trenches.
18th Foot.—Private John Byrne—Great bravery in removing from the front, jd under very heavy tire, wounded men, on the 18th of June, 1855; and zeal in le trenches.
19th Foot.—Sergeant George Rolins—For distinguished conduct, when cororal in the Eight Gun Battery, before Sebastopol, during a sortie made by the enemy on the night of March 22, 1855.
Private Samuel Evans—For voluntarily entering an embrasure, and assisting le Sappers to reconstruct it, under a heavy fire from the enemy, on April 18, *55, before Sebastopol. Honourably mentioned in division orders, and received gratuity of .£5 by order of Field-Marshal Lord Kaglan.
20th Foot.—Private Patrick Callaghan—Was present at the battles of the Alma, Balaklava, and Inkermann, and the siege of Ssbastopol, for which he rejived a medal and four clasps. Was also one of a party who, undei a heavy fire, brought the body of the late General Cathcart from the field.
Private John Lowe—Was present at the battles of the Alma, Balaklava, and Inkermann, and during the whole time of the siege. Never absent from any uty until he left the Crimea, December, 1855. In possession of a medal and four clasps.
21st Foot.—Colour-Sergeant Richard Ellis—Landed with the regiment at Old Ford on the 14th of September, 1854. Present at Alma. Wounded at Inkermann.
Sergeant Edward Marshman—Served throughout the campaign in the Crimea,n active and zealous non-commissioned officer. Volunteered on the morning of 3e23rd March, 1855, when in the advanced trench, to lead a party against a Businn sortie, and to outflank them, for which service he was promoted to corporal ml afterwards sergeant.
2:ibd Foot.—Colour-Sergeant James O'Neill—Served gallantly at the battle of Alma, at Inkermann, and was zealous in his duties in the trenches throughout be siege ; also at the assault on the Redan on the 8th of September, 1855, where e was severely wounded.
Sergeant William Parkinson—Served gallantly at Alma, and was zealous in his uue- throughout the siege in the trenches. Was wounded in the final assault n the Redan, September 8,1855.
Private Thomas Gerraghty—Was active and useful during the whole campaign, le behaved well at the battle of the Alma, and was wounded at the final assault n the Redan, September 8, 1855.
2hth Foot.—Private Jonathan Hill—Landed in the Crimea with the regiment on September 14, 1854. Present at the battles of the Alma and Inkermann, and erformed good duty in the trenches during the whole winter of 1854 up to June 8, on which day he was with the regiment in the Cemetery, and was severely
"imded. A good soldier.
Private Patrick Tulley—Landed with the regiment in the Crimea on September 4, 1854. Was at the battles of the Alma and Inkermann, and performed good
uty in the trenches the whole winter of 1854 until March, 1855, when he was ent back to Scutari. Volunteered his services as sharpshooter in the advanced rorks of the left attack during the winter of 1854. A good soldier.
30th Foot.—Colour-Sergeant Hastings M'Allister—Landed in the Crimea on
he 14tli of July, 1855. Distinguished himself greatly at the storming of the
tedan on the 8th of September, 1855, on which occasion he was wounded in five
Private Thomas M'Donald—Landed in the Crimea on the 14th of September,
654. Present at the battle of the Alma, the sortie on the 2Uth of Uctolier, 1804, and the battle of Inkermann, where he distinguished himself very much, and was severely wounded.
31st Foot.—Private John Spelman—This man was one of a party (engaged in taking possession of the rifle-pits in the advance of the right sap advance trench on the night of the 4th of September, 1855) whose conduct was particularly mentioned for their coolness and bravery by Captain Rowlands, of the 41st Regiment, in keeping possession of the pits for half-an-hour, till ordered to retire. He was severely wounded on this occasion.
33rd Foot.—Colour-Sergeant Philip Reid—Served through the whole campaign. Volunteered to go with the regiment on the 8th of September at the attack on the Redan when warned for that duty. Was severely wounded on that occasion. Was always a good soldier in the field.
Private Patrick M'Guire—Volunteered as sharpshooter at the commencement of the siege of Sebastopol. Was taken prisoner on the 20th of October, 1854, when employed on that duty, by a party of Russians. Killed the two men who had him in charge, and made his escape. Was present during the whole campaign. Is a good soldier.
34th Foot.—Colour-Sergeant William Smith—Gallant conduct at the assault on the Redan on the 18th of June, 1855, when he was severely wounded.
Private Clement Brophy—Gallant conduct at the repulse of the Russian sortie on the 22nd of March, 1855. Severely wounded in the trenches on the 31st of August, 1855, and lost his left arm.
88th Foot.—Private William Moore—Distinguished himself highly on the 18th of June, 1855. Received three wounds on that day, from one of which he lost his arm from the socket.
Private James Blackruore.—Particularly distinguished himself on the night of the 20th of December, 1854, in the repulse of a sortie, and proved himself a good soldier.
39th Foot.—Corporal Thomas Omealy- -Distinguished for coolness and intrepidity while under fire, and duty in the trenches. Wounded on the 15th of July, 1855, while on duty in the advanced trenches. Never missed any duty except when wounded.
41st Foot.—Colour-Sergeant Ambrose Madden—Landed in the Crimea on the 14th of September, 1854. Was present at the battles of the Alma, Inkermann, sortie on the 20th of October, and served in the trenches before Sebastopol till the 19th of March, 1855. Headed a party which took prisoners a Russian officer and several soldiers on the general sortie of the 26th of October, 1854. Displayed remarkably zealous and gallant conduct at the battle of Inkermann, on the 5th of November, 1854.
Colour-Sergeant John Smith—For remarkable zeal in the field from the date of the landing of the army in the Crimea, on the 14th of September, 1854, till June 1855. Was present at the battle of the Alma, the sortie on the 26th of October, 1854, the battle of Inkermann, and the attack on the Quarries, of June, 1855. 42nd Foot.— Sergeant George Fox—Volunteered as a sharpshooter at the opening of the siege ot Sebastopol. Was conpsicuous for his coolness and intrepidity, and continued at that duty daily till he was severely wounded on the 19th of October, 1854.
Private Andrew Cromtie—On the night of the 18th of June, 1855, during a sortie on the trenches, was distinguished for his courage and daring when in a very exposed position. On the 24th of June, 1855, was one of a party sent to dislodge a party of the enemy's riflemen, who were annoying a working party in the right attack. On this occasion he received a musket-shot through his wrist.
44th Foot.—Colour-Sergeant James Donelnn—Served throughout the campaign and siege of Sebastopol till the spring of 1850, and though never in very good health he persisted in remaining with his regiment. Was particularly noticed by Sir William Eyre, K.C.B., in the attack of the 18th of June, 1855.
Corporal Robert Murray—Served in the Crimea from the landing on the ]4th of September, 1854, also during the siege of Sebastopol, till the 18th of June 1855, when he was severely wounded in the attack on the Cemetery.
40th Foot.—Sergeant William Brommell —This sergeant landed in the Crimea on the 8th of November, 1854, and was wounded in the trenches before Sebasto>oI on the 21st of December, 1854. Leg amputated. He was remarkable for zeal and gallantry in the trenches.
Sergeant Leonard Gooding—This sergeant landed in the Crimea on the 8th of November, 1854, and never missed a duty in the trenches up to the 24th of lugtist, 1855, and was remarked for his conduct in the trenches.
47th Foot.—Sergeant Robert Court—Present at the battle of the Alma (wounded). Rejoined his regiment on the 19th of January, 1855, and was preient at all the affairs from that time until the end of the siege. Distinguished himself by his coolness and gallantry in assisting to lead and cheer on the men to repulse the attacks of the Russians on the night of the 7th of June, after taking the Quarries (wounded).
Private John M'Dermond—Gallant conduct at the battle of Inkermann in resiling Colonel Haly, 47th Foot, when lying wounded on the ground, from a parlyf Russians. Present and wounded at the battle of the Alma.
49th Foot.—Colour-Sergeant Charles Barnes—Landed in the Crimea on the 4th o( September, 1854. Was present at the battle of the Alma; at the repulse of the sortie of the 2nd division on the 26th of October, 1854, when he was mentioned in Division Orders by Lieutenant-General Sir De Lacy Evans, commanding the division, for his gallant conduct during the engagement. Was severely wounded on the 7th of June, 1855, in storming the Quarries before Sebastopol, up to which time he had been always at his duty in the trenches, but on account of his wounds was invalided to England.
Corporal William Reilly—Present at the battle of the Alma, 20th September, 1854, 26th October, 1854, battle of Inkermann, 5th November, 1855. Served in the trenches until the 8th of June, 1855, when he was wounded, and sent in consquence to England.
55th Foot.—Colour-Sergeant Peter Hope—Landed with the 55th Regiment in Turkey the 21st of May, 1854. Present at the battle of the Alma (wounded), renlse of the sortie at Inkermann the 26th of Oct, 1854, battle of Inkermann, auderved in the trenches during the whole of the siege. Received the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his gallantry at Inkermann, and was subsequently mentioned by Captains Roxby and Harkness, 55th, for his distinguished gallantry at the storming of the Redan, 8th of September, 1855, on which occasion he was severely wounded.
Private James Dunn—Landed with the 55th Regiment in Turkey the 21st of May, 1854. Present at the battle of the Alma, repulse of the sortie at Inkermann le 26th of October, and battle of Inkermann. (Received a Distinguished Conduct Medal for his gallantry at Inkermann, where he was severely wounded.) Served during the whole siege of Sebastopol, and mentioned by Captain J. It. lame, 55th Regiment, as having particularly distinguished himself at the stormig of the Redan, 8th of September, where he lost his arm.
56th Foot.—Private James Butler—Severely wounded while doing his duty in the trenches on the 4th of September, 1855. Right arm amputated. 57th Foot.—Colour-Sergeant John Jones—For gallant conduct at the battle of Inkermann, where he was severely wounded.
Lance Corporal Thomas Anderson—For gallant conduct during the siege of ebastopol.
62nd Foot.—Sergeant James Warren—Captured a French soldier who as deserting and going to the enemy. The above was performed under a heavy fire from the enemy's advanced post, on the 22nd of February, 1855. Served in the siege of Sebastopol, 1854-5. Was present at the attack on the Quarries, on the 7th of June, and the assaults on the Redan, on the 18th of June and the 8th 'September.
Private John M'Sharry—Wounded in the right shoulder by a musket-ball, and st nue finger of the left hand on the 8th of September, 1855, at the assault of le Kedan.
Oird Foot.—Lieutenant John Brophy, 4th Lancashire Militia, late colourrrgeant, 0:trd Foot—Was colour-sergeant of the regiment at the battle of Inker>ann,and accompanied the colours. The regiment and the enemy were engaged in a hand-to-hand struggle. Ensign Clutterbuck, who carried one of the colours, which was separated from the other, was killed. Sergeant Brophy immediately >ok it up, and, though severely wounded, defended it and brought it safe from ie mtlte.
Sergeant Arthur Roberts—At the battle of Inkermann, carrying one of the colours, the ensign having been severely wounded, he received a wound, which caused him to fall. He got up quickly, took up the colours, and, refusing to leave the field, continued to carry the colours until incapacitated by a second wound.
68th Foot. — Private Joseph Mitchell — Wounded at Inkermann; on return from Scutari was wounded a second time.
Corporal Donohue—Wounded in a sortie on the 11th of May, 1855, in which the enemy was repulsed with much loss.
7 1st Foot.—Private John Cousins—Present in the ranks from the 22nd of December, 1854, to the 21st of March, 1856.
Private James Laughlan—Present in the ranks from the 22nd of December, 1854, to the 17th of May, 1856.
79th Foot.—Sergeant William Gunn—Present at Alma, Balaklava, and siege of Sebastopol, and volunteered to act in front as a sharpshooter. Private James Sloan—Present at Alma, Balaklava, and siege of Sebastopol. 88th Foot.—Sergeant John Myers—Commanded sharpshooters, and was conspicuous on the 17th of October, 1854. Drummer Richard Grannon—Gallant conduct at Inkermann. Acting-Corporal Henry M'Keen—Sharpshooter, and showed general gallant conduct in the trenches.
90th Foot.—Corporal Henry Hill—Landed in the Crimea with the regiment on the 5th of December, 1854. Never missed a trench duty. Was in the attack on the Redan on the 8th of September, 1855, and wounded in the Redan. Generally gallant conduct. -.
Private Michael Whelan—Landed in the Crimea with the regiment on the 5th of December, 1854. Never missed a trench duty. Was in the attack on Egerton's Rifle Pits on the 19th of April, 1855, and in reserve in the attack on the Quarries 7th of June, 1855, and in the attack on the Redan on the 8th of September, 1855. Was wounded in nine places. Generally gallant behaviour.
93rd Foot.—Sergeant James Kiddie—Present throughout the war, including the actions of Alma and Balaklava, till severely wounded in the trenches before Sebastopol on the 16th of July, 1855.
Private James Cobb—Present throughout the war, including the actions of Alma and Balaklava, till severely wounded in the trenches before Sebastopol on the 8th of September, 1855.
05th Foot.—Sergeant Nathan Ormond—Gallantry at the Alma. Private William Harris—Gallantry in the trenches.
97th Foot.—Colour-Sergeant Francis Wedgworth—Landed with the regiment in the Crimea, and did duty uninterruptedly until the date of his promotion to the Depot Companys on the 22nd of February, 1856; was present at the attack on the Redan on the 8th of September, and was severely wounded. He was mentioned in General Simpson's despatch among those highly distinguished.
Private William Fitzgerald.—Highly distinguished himself on the occasion of the assault on the Redan on the 8th of September, 1855. Lost his left leg. He was also engaged in several sorties, and behaved most gallantly.
1st Battalion Rifle Brigade.—Sergeant-Major Richard Cornelins—Present at the battles of Alma, Balaklava, and Inkermann. Sergeant-Major of the battalion during the siege of Sebastopol from October, 1854, to October, 1855, and distinguished for his zeal and activity during the winter of 1854-5. Medal and four clasps.
Private Walter Eagle—Present at the taking of the rifle pits on the 20th of November, 1854; retaking of the third parallel, December 2, 1854; in the sortie on the Woronzoft'-road on the 12th December, 1854; volunteered for sharpshooting on the 12th of April, 1855; severely wounded, and subsequently discharged on pension. Granted a medal and four clasps.
2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade.—Colour-Sergeant C. F. Munro—General gallant conduct in the trenches and at Alma.
Private Mark Benn—Present during the whole campaign. Gallant conduct during the siege and at Alma.
Private Charles Dencer—Present at Alma, and a volunteer sharpshooter during the siege.