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step of honorary rank, as follows:— Colonel John Theophilus Boileau, Bengal Engineers, to be Major-General.

To be Colonels—Lieutenant-Colonel William Abercrombie, Bengal Engineers; Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Do Pre Townshend, Bengal Infantry; Lieutenant-Colonel James Smith Du Vernet, Madras Infantry.

To be Lieutenant-Colonel — Major James Gordon, Bengal Light Cavalry.

THE MILITIA GAZETTE.

Rifle Regiment of King's Own Staffordshire — Assistant Surgeon John Grant to be Surgeon, vice Waddington, resigned.

Pembrokeshire Artillery—Jn. Brogden Labarte, Gent., to be First Lieutenant, vice Edwardes, promoted.

Perthshire Rifles—Ensign Oliver H. Minchin to be Lieutenant, vice Alexander Geddes, appointed Quartermaster; John Allen Allen, Gent., to be Ensign, vice Oliver H. Minchin, promoted.

Isle of Wight Artillery Corps—John Vicary, Gent., to be Second Lieut.

WAR OFFICE, June 2.

Royal Artillery — The undermentioned Gentlemen Cadets to be Lieutenants, viz.:—Vincent Frederick Tufnell, Richard Butler Stoney, John H. Blackley, Robert Carstairs Drysdale, Henry Williams Dicken, Wm. Sampson Brown, Henry John Palliser, Wm. TaylorCathcart, Benjamin Jno. Bonner, Charles Thornhill, Charles Eversfield Bethune, Joseph Egerton Cockburn, Sidney Parry, Wm. Price Bowen.

Royal Engineers — Second Captain Robert Dundas Kerr to be Captain, vice Freeling, seconded; Lieutenant Lionel Charles Barber to be Second Captain, vice Kerr; Second Captain John Yerbury Moggeridge to be Capt., vice Barlow, resigned; Lieut. George Reid Lempriere to be Second Captain, vice Moggeridge.

The undermentioned Gentlemen Cadets to be Lieutenants, viz.:—Fred. Wm. Richard Clements, Edward Micklem, Frederick Tynte Warburton, Geo. Goodall, Arthur Parnell, Grant Blunt, Henry Peaseley L'Estrange St. George, Dalhousie Holmes Humes, Charles Edward Luard, Bruce Brine.

Bkevbt—The dates of promotion of the undermentioned officers of the Royal Engineers to the Brevet rank of Colonel to be altered to the 28 th of

November, 1854, to place them in their proper position in the Army, the dates inserted in the Gazette of March 16, 1855, having been in error:—Colonel John Isaac Hope; Colonel Richard John Stotherd; Colonel Thomas Coryndon Luxmore, Retired Full-Pay; Colonel Wm. Faris, Retired Full-Pay; Colonel Thomas Hore, Retired FullPay.

WAR OFFICE, June 5.

16th Foot — Major General Cecil Bisshopp, C.B., to be Col., vice LieutGeneral T. E. Napier, C.B., removed to the 71st Foot, May 16.

71st—Lieutenant-General Thomas Erskine Napier, C.B., from the 10th Foot, to be Colonel, vice General Sir James Macdonell, G.C.B., deceased, May 16.

WAR OFFICE, June 3.

6th Dragoon Guards — Lieutenant Frederick Augustus Weatherley, from the 4th Light Dragoons, to be Lieutenant, vice John Wynter James Gifford, who exchanges.

7th Dragoon Guards—Cornet John Richards Welstead to be Lieutenant by purchase, vice Walker, who retires.

1st Dragoons—Clermont Costobadie, Gent., to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Peyton, who retires.

4th Light Dragoons—Lieut. John Wynter James Gifford, from the 6th Dragoon Guards, to be Lieutenant, vice Weatherley, who exchanges. Cornet Douglas Fyfe has been permitted to resign his Commission.

8th Light Dragoons—Lieut. John Puget to be Captain, by purchase, vice Reilly, who retires.

1st Foot—Captain John Martin Brown, from Half-pay 1st Foot, to be Captain, vice John Edward Sharp, who exchanges.

2nd—Ensign James Wharton Harrel to be Lieut, by purchase, vice Steele, who has retired; Henry Waring,Gent., to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Harrel.

14th — Surgeon Joseph Hamilton Dwyer, from the 34th Foot, to be Surgeon, vice Chalmers, who exchanges.

23rd—Quartermaster James Darker, from Half-pay of the late 5th Regiment British German Legion, to be Quartermaster, vice Wm. Honey Smith, who retires upon Half-pay.

34th—Surgeon Wm. Kelman Chalmers, M.D., from the 14th Foot, to be Surgeon, vice Dwyer, who exchanges.

43rd—Captain Thomas Horan, from the 84th Foot, to be Captain, vice Robert Maxwell Pakenham, who exchanges, March 10.

53rd—Ensign Joseph C. Smythe to be Lieutenant, without purchase, rice Miller, deceased, March 26.

54th—Lieutenant Charles RitzRoy Barnett to be Captain, by purchase, ▼ice Bourne, who retires; Ensign Geo. Cronyn to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Barnett; James Chute, Gent., to be Ensign, by purchase, rice Cronyn.

71st—Ensign Clifford Stirling Trotter has been permitted to resign his Commission.

78th—Ensign Edward Jackson Fitzsimons to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Sinclair, whose promotion, by purchase, on the 17th April, 1857, has been cancelled.

84th—Captain Robert Maxwell Pakenham, from the 43rd Foot, to be Captain, vice Thomas Horan, who exchanges, March 16.

94th—Captain John Lennox M'Andrew, from Half-pay Unattached, to be Captain, vice Wm. Henry Dore, who exchanges.

Rifle Brigade — Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Julius Richard Glyn, from Half-pay Unattached, to be Major, vice William Harry, Earl of Errol, who exchanges; Captain Martin Dillon, from Half-pay of the Rifle Brigade, to be Captain, vice Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel J. R. Glyn, promoted to the Substantive Rank of Major, under the Royal Warrant of the 6th October, 1854.

2nd West India Regiment—Lowdon M'Adam De Lancey, Gent., to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Ogden, who retires.

Depot Battalion—Lieutenant-Colonel the Honourable R. Alexander Geo. Dalzell, from Half-pay of a Depot Battalion, to be Lieutenant-Colonel, vice Brevet Colonel John T. Hill, who exchange!.

Unattached — Captain and Brevet Lieut-Colonel Julins Richard Glyn, from the Rifle Brigade, to have the Substantive Rank of Major, under the Royal Warrant of 6th October, 1854.

THE MILITIA GAZETTE.

Lancashire Artillery—Major Thos. Atchison to be Lieut.-Colonel, vice Sir Duncan MacDougall, resigned.

King's Own Staffordshire — Alex

ander Wright, Gent., to be Assistant Surgeon, vice Grant, promoted.

WAR OFFICE, June 6. Capt. and Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Stanton, R.E., has been appointed an honorary member of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions of the Most Hon. Order of the Bath.

WAR OFFICE, June 18.

Royal Artillery—Brevet Colonel Jn. Wray Mitchell to be Colonel, vice Cater, retired on Full-pay. Captain Richard Blackwood Price to be Lieut.-Colonel, vice Mitchell; Second Captain Edward Eldon Robert Dyneley to be Captain, vice Blackwood Price; Lieut Robert James Cairnes to be Second Captain, vice Dyneley; May 26.

Brevet.—Colonel Thomas Orlando Cater, retired Full-pay Royal Artillery, to be Major-General, the rank to be honorary only; May 26.

The undermentioned Officers of Royal Artillery, having completed three years' actual Service in the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, to be Colonels in the Army, under the Royal Warrant of 3rd of November, 1854, viz.:—LieutenantColonel Arthur Joseph Taylor; Lieutenant-Colonel George Maclean; May 30.

THE MILITIA GAZETTE.

Royal Perthshire Rifles—Lieutenant Joseph Stewart Pender to be Captain, vice Condie, resigned.

5th, or Royal Eltborne, Middlesex —Lieutenant Dean John Hoare to be Captain, vice Lloyd, resigned; Robert Bothwicke, Esq., to be Captain, vice Beckham, resigned.

King's Own Staffordshire — Edward John Jervis, Gent., to be Ensign, vice King, appointed to the 2nd West India Regiment.

Ayrshire Yeomanry Cavalry—Wm. Parker Alan, Gent., to be Cornet, vice Hamilton, promoted.

Renfrew — John May Somerville, Gent., to be Ensign, vice Dunlop, promoted.

WAR OFFICE, Jews 16.

68th Foot—Major-General Robert Christopher Mansel to be Colonel, vicej Lieutenant-General Sir William L. Hemes, C.15., deceased.

Royal Horse Guards—Cornet Alan, P. Lord Garlies to be Lieut., by purchase, vice Billington, promoted.

The third Christian name of Cornet Bolton, appointed on the 22nd of May, is Bomford. and not "Beresford," as, previously stated.

2nd Dragoon Guards—Major Hylton Briscoe to be Lieut.-Col., without purchase.

To be Majors, without purchase— Major Henry Aime Ouvry, from the 9th Light Dragoons. Capt Edmund Buck Keene, vice Briscoe.

To be Captains, without purchase— Captain Coote Synge Hutchinson, from Half-pay 2nd Dragoon Guards. Capt. Henry Miles Stapylton, from Half-pay 2nd Dragoon Guards.

To be Captain, by purchase—Lieut M. J. B. Dyne, vice O'Hara, who retires.

To be Captains, without purchase— Captain Arthur John Loftus, from Halfpay 10th Light Dragoons. Capt Taylor Lam bard Mayne, from Half-pay 3rd Light Dragoons, vice Keene.

To have the rank of Lieut—Cornet and Adjutant S. Calvert.

To be Lieut, by purchase—Cornet George Eden Jarvis, vice Dyne.

To be Lieuts., without purchase— Lieut John George Willis, from 9th Light Dragoons. Lieut. Charles David Rich, from 9lh Light Dragoons. Lieut. Bobert Mills, from Oth Light Dragoons. Lieut Roger D. Upton, from Oth Light Dragoons.

3rd Dragoon Guards—Brevet-Colonel Michael William Smith, from Half-pay 15th Light Dragoons, to be Lieut-Col., without purchase; Captain Fenwick Boyce Barron, to be Major, without purchase.

To be Captains, without purchase— Captain John Miller, from Half-pay 3rd Dragoon Guards; Captain James Swinburne, from Half-pay 3rd Dragoon Guards; Captain Chardin Philip Johnson, from the Oth Light Dragoons; Captain Francis J. M'Farlane, from Half pay 1st Dragoon Guards; Captain Thomas John Francis, from Half-pay 16th Light Dragoons, vice Barron.

To be Lieutenants, without purchase —Lieut Thomas Edward Gordon, from the 14th Light Dragoons, Lieut. C. Wemyss Thesiger, from the 14th Light Dragoons; Lieut Laurence St Patrick Gowan,from the 14th Light Dragoons; Lieut Edward Orlando V. Haldane, from the 14th Light Dragoons; Lieut Lawrence Mackenzie, from the 14th Light Dragoons. 7th Dragoon Guards—Lieut. Arthur

Robert G. Costello to be Captain, by purchase, vice Balfour, who retires; Edmund Molyneux, Gent, to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Welstead, promoted.

4th Light Dragoons—Captain Frederick John Sandys Lindesay, from the 17th Foot, to be Captain, vice W. A. King, who exchanges.

Military Train — Captain William Robert Goodall, from the 25th Foot, to be Captain, vice Thomas Rowland, who exchanges; Lieut Wentworth Daws, from the 07th Foot, to be Lieut, vice Eugene Sherwood, who exchanges.

Scots Fusilier Guards—Lieut, and Captain and Brevet-Major J. D. Astley to be Captain and Lieut.-Col., by purchase, vice Brevet-Colonel Lord J. C. Plantagenet Murray, who retires; Ensign and Lieutenant H. Jelf Sharp to be Lieut, and Capt, by purchase, vice Astley.

2nd Foot—Ensign Daniel L. Hewson, from 98th Foot, to be Lieut, without purchase, vice Hobson, removed from the Service, having left his regiment at the Cape of Good Hope without leave.

13th—Surgeon Philip Henry Eustace Cross, from the 97th Foot, to be Surgeon, vice Barry, appointed to the 97th Foot

17th—Captain William Affleck King, from the 4 th Light Dragoons, to be Captain, vice F. J. S. Lindesay, who exchanges.

25th — Captain Thomas Rowland, from the Military Train, to be Captain, vice William Robert Goodall, who exchanges.

35th—Lieut. Wm. Henry Ballingall, to be Captain without purchase, vice Bickerstaff, deceased.

60th—Brevet-Major C. H. Churchill, from the Rifle Brigade, to be Captain, vice Henry James Robertson, who exchanges.

68th—Lieut. John Nolan, from the 75th Foot, to be Lieut, vice Brocas, who exchanges.

75th—Lieut Reginald Brocas, from the 68th Foot to be Lieut, vice Nolan, who exchanges.

79th—Lieutenant George Thomas Scovell, to be Capt, by purchase, vice Cuninghame, who retires; Ensign Arthur Walker to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Scovell.

83rd—Ensign George Wm. Henry Wardell to be Lieutenant, without purchase, vice Mainwaring, deceased.

88th—Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Herbert Maxwell, from Half-pay Unattached, to be Lieut.-Col., without purchase; Major Edmund Gilling Maynard, from Half-pay Unattached, to be Major, vice Brevet-Lieutenant-Colonel E. H. Maxwell, whose Brevet rank has been converted into Substantive rank under the Royal Warrant of the 6th of October, 1854; Captain William Cole Hamilton, from Half-pay 88th, to be Captain, vice Brevet-Major E. G. Maynard, whose Brevet rank has been converted into Substantive rank under the Royal Warrant of the 6th of October, 18r,4.

97th—Lieut. Eugene Sherwood, from the Military Train, to be Lieutenant, vice Wentworth Dawes, who exchanges; Surgeon Daniel Paterson Barry, M.D., from the 13th Foot, to be Surgeon, vice Cross, appointed to the 13th Foot.

Rifle Brigade—Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Macdonell, from Half-pay Unattached, to be Lieut-Col., without purchase; Major and Brevet-Lieut. Col. William Augustus Fyers, from Half-pay Unattached, to be Major, vice Brevet-Lieut-Colonel Alexander Macdonell, whose Brevet rank has been converted into Substantive rank, under the Royal Warrant of the 6th of Oct., 1854; Captain Charles Wni. Earle, from Half pay Rifle Brigade, to be Captain, vice Brevet-Lieut.-Col. W. A. Fyers, promoted to the Substantive rank of Major, under the Royal Warrant of the 6th of October, 1854; Captain Henry James Robertson, from the 60th Foot, to be Captain, vice C. H. Spencer Churchill, who exchanges.

3rd West India Regiment—Ensign Richard Alexander Skues to be Lieut., without purchase, vice Jameson, appointed Paymaster of the 29th Foot; Frederick Wm. John Dugmore, Gent., to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Skues. Unattached—The undermentioned officers to have their Brevet rank converted into Substantive rank, under the Royal Warrant of the 6th of October, 1854:—Major and Brevet-Lieut-Col. Alexander Macdonell, of the Rifle Brigade; Major and Brevet-Lieut-Colonel Edward Herbert Maxwell, of the 88th Foot; Captain and Brevet-Major Edmund Gilling Maynard, of the 88th Foot

The undermentioned officers to have the Substantive rank of Major, under the Royal Warrant of the 6th of Oct., 1854:—Captain and Brevet-Lieut-Col.

Wm. Augustus Fyers, of the Rifle Brigade; Captain and Brevet-Lieut-Col. Thomas H. Clifton, upon Half-pay Unattached.

Hospital Staff—To be Staff Surgeons of the Second Class Staff

Surgeon of the Second Class George Wm. Powell, from Half-pay; Staff Surgeon of the Second Class John Coghlan Haverty, from Half-pay.

Brevet—The undermentioned officer having completed three years' actual service on the 1st of June, 1857, in the rank of Lieut-Col., to be promoted to be Colonel in the army, under the Royal Warrant of the 6th of October, 1854:— Lieut.-Col. Henry Dalrymple White, C.B., 6th Dragoons. To be Majors in the army—Captain Robert Playne, 25th Bombay Native Infantry ; and Captain Edward Charles Marston,25th Bombay Native Infantry.

Memorandum — Lieutenant James Scott Helps, late of the St. Helena Regiment, who was cashiered by the sentence of a general court-martial on the 19th of May, 1856, to be reinstated in his former rank in the army, and appointed to a Lieutenancy in the 2nd West India Regiment, without the admission of any claim to back pay.

Her Majesty has been pleased to command that a Council of Education be appointed to superintend the system of education of the officers of the army and the examinations of candidates for admission to the Service, and that the following officers shall compose the council:—

President—The General Commanding-in-Chief, ex-officio.

Vice-President—Colonel Duncan A. Cameron, Half-pay 42nd Foot,with the temporary rank of Major General.

Members—Colonel Joseph Ellison Portlock, Royal Engineers; Captain and Brevet Lieut-Col. Joseph Edward Addison, Unattached. The appointments to bear date June 1, 1857.

WAR OFFICE, Juke 19.

Royal Horse Guards—Cecil Edward Martyn, Gent, to be Comet, by purchase, vice Lord Garlies, promoted.

1st Dragoon Guards—Assistant-Surgeon Wm. Alexander Davidson, M.D., from the Staff, to be Assistant-Surgeon, vice Andrews, appointed to the 2nd Dragoon Guards.

2ndDragoon Guards—Cornet George Frederick Ormsby, from the 7th Light Dragoon's, to be Cornet, without purchase; Wm. Thomas Foster, Gent., to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Jarvis, promoted; Assistant-Surgeon Robert Fleetwood Andrews, from the 1st Dragoon Guards, to be Assistant-Surgeon.

3rd Dragoon Guards—To be Cornets, without purchase—Cornet Nathaniel Gould, from the 6th Dragoons; Cornet Wm. Richard Corballis, from the 16th light Dragoons ; Assistant-Surgeon St. John Stanley, from the 17th Light Dragoons, to be Assistant-Surgeon.

6th Dragoon Guards—Captain German Wheatcroft, from the 6th Dragoons, to be Captain, vice Ellis Brooke Cunliffe, who exchanges.

2nd Dragoons — Comet Thomas Philip Parr to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Wale, who retires; George Campbell Ross, Gent., to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Parr.

6th Dragoons—Captain Ellis Brooke Cunliffe, from the 6th Dragoon Guards, to be Captain, vice German Wheatcroft, who exchanges.

8th Light Dragoons—Cornet Horace Montagu to be Lieut., by purchase,vice Harrison, who retires; George Paulet, Gent., to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Montagu.

16th Light Dragoons—George Ludlow Lopes, Gent, to be Comet, by purchase, vice Boyce, promoted.

3rd Foot—Ensign Francis Edward Brace to be Lieut., by purchase, vice Turner, promoted.

20th—Ensign Joseph Cooke Cox to be Lieut., by purchase, vice Cave, who retires ; John Aldridge, Gent., to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Cox.

25th—Gentleman Cadet Arthur Wellington Alexander Nelson Hood, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Voules, who resigns.

27th—Ensign Henry Monteith Caine to be Lieut., by purchase, vice Maguire, who retires; Frederick Venour, Gent., to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Caine.

30th—Gentleman Cadet Oswald Robert Middleton, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Joy, who resigns.

35th—Ensign Robert Hill Ross to be Adjutant, vice W. F. G. Forster, promoted in the 1st West India Regiment, April 5.

39th—Captain W. H. Wilson Hawtayne, from the 3rd West India Regiment, to be Captain, vice Dalrymple, who exchanges.

46th—Gentleman Cadet John Garforth, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Philips, promoted.

47th—Ensign Samuel Heywood has been permitted to retire from the Service bytho sale of his commission.

53rd—Gentleman Cadet Hugh Richard Hoare Wilson, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Smythe, promoted.

55th—Ensign George Harwood Cope to be Lieut., without purchase, vice Pritchard, deceased, May 7 ; Gentleman Cadet Claude Scott Stewart Pinkerton, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Cope, promoted.

56th—Ensign Arthur Nassau Bolton to be Lieut., without purchase, vice Hobson, deceased; Gentleman Cadet Richard Russell Gubbins, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Bolton, promoted.

60th—Major Henry Bingham to be Lieut.-Col., without purchase; Captain Charles Napier North to be Major, without purchase, vice Bingham; Lieut. Henry Cockburn to be Captain, without purchase, vice North; Ensign Charles Christopher Willoughby to be Lieut, without purchase, vice Cockburn. To be Ensigns, without purchase—Gentleman Cadet William Lewis Kinloch Ogilvy,from the Royal Military College, vice Verschoyle, deceased, June 18; Gentleman Cadet Hugh Saint George Barton, from the Royal Military College, vice Willoughby.

67th—Gentleman Cadet George Masters Cardew, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Evan Lee Young, who resigns.

69th—Captain Percival Fenwick to be Major, by purchase, vice Law, who retires.

78th — Gentleman Cadet William Henry Seymour Montague Browne, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Sinclair, deceased.

83rd—Gentleman Cadet Frederick Karslake, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Wardell, promoted.

85th—Gentleman Cadet Frederick A'Court, from the Royal Military College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Bowles, deceased.

91st—Captain Arthur Percy Kerr, from the Royal Canadian Rifle Regi

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