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(medal with two clasps), in N.W. Frontier Campaign 1863-4 (medal with clasp), in command of troops in Malay Peninsula 1875-6 (mentioned in Gen. Orders of Govt. of India), and in command of Ex- peditionary Force sent to Malta 1878, and of 2nd Div. Cabul Force in Afghan War 1879-80 (medal, and thanked by Parlia- ment); commanded Poona Div. of Bombay Army 1881-6 : appointed to command troops in British N. America 1888: m. 1868, Mary Macleod, whom he divorced 1881, da. of the late A. M. Hay, Esq.; cr. C.B. 1861, K.C.B. 1881, G.C.B. 1891 ; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Hay ton, near Carlisle ; Army and Navy Club. RUSSELL, Maj.-Gen, Sir Baker Creed, K.C.B. , K.C.M.G., son of the late Capt. W. Russell, of Ravensworth, Australia ; ^.1837; entered i3th Hussars 1855, became Capt. 1859, Major 1865, Lieut. -Col. 1874, Col. 1880 (h. p. 1885), and Maj.-Gen. 1889 ; is an A.D. C. to H.M.; served (t) with con- spicuous distinction in Indian MutinyCam- paign ; (ii) in Central India, in pursuit of Tantia Topee (medal with clasp); (iif) for Ashanti campaign, 1873-4 (several times mentioned in despatches, C.B., and medal with clasp); (iv) and in command of troops against Sekokeni in S. Africa 1880 (K.C.M.G. ), and in command of ist Cav. Brig, in Egyptian campaign 1882 (medal with clasp and 2nd class Medjidie) ; was Inspecting Officer of Auxiliary Cav. i88/>, ' and in command of troops at Shorncliffe 1886-9, since when he has commanded Cav. Brig, at Aldershot : m. 1866, Pauline Henrietta, da. of the late Capt. Hemy Hunter (5th Dragoon Guards) ; cr. C.B. 1874, K.C.M.G. 1880, K.C.B. j 1882. Alders/iol; United Setvice Club. RUSSELL, Sir Charles, M.P., Q.C., son of the late Arthur Russell, Esq., oi Seafield House, Rostrevor, co. Down ; b. 1833 ; ed. at Castleknock Coll., and at Trin. Coll., Dublin ; Bar. Lincoln's Inn 1859, a Q.C. and Bencher of his Inn; 1872 ; was Attorney-Gen. Feb. to July, 1886 ; re-appointed Aug. 1892 ; sat for Dundalk (L) 1880-5, having been defeated ; there Feb., 1874; has sat for S. Div. of Hackney since 1885 ; is a J.P. for Surrey : m. 1858, Ellen, da. of J. S. Mulholland, ; Esq., M.D., of Belfast; cr. K.B. 1886. 36, Harlcy Street, W. ; Tad-worth Court, j Epsom; 10, New Court, Lincoln's Inn, ; W. C. ; Reform, Turf, National Liberal, and Portland Clubs. RUSSELL, Gen. Sir Edward Lech- ! mere, K.C.S.I., son of the late Gen. Lech- j mere Coore Graves Russell, C. B., R.A. , of! Ashford Hall, Ludlow ; b. 1818 ; ed. at Trin. Coll., Camb. ; entered Army 1837, be- came Capt. and Major 1849, Lieut. -Col. 1854, Col. 1860, Maj.-Gen. 1868, Lieut. - Gen. 1875, and Gen. 1877 ; served with Field Force in Scinde and Affghanistan 1842-43, and was prese'nt in all operations, including destruction of Imaumghur, and as Adj. of Scinde Irregular Horse in 3TS. 703 battles of Meenne'e and Hyderabad, and surrender of Omerkote (medal) ; served in Abyssinian war; thanked by both Houses of Parliament 1868 ; was Resident and Comdt. at Aden 1868-70 ; commanded N. Div. of Bombay Army 1872-76 : m. 1876, Alice, widow of John Duff, Esq., Stirg. R.A. ; cr. K.C.Sn. 1868. Ashford Hall, Ludlow ; United Service Club. RUSSELL, Sir James, C.M.G., LL.D., son of the late Mr. John Russell, of Broughshane, co. Antrim ; b. 1842 ; ed. at Queen's Coll., Belfast (B.A. Queen's Univ., Ireland 1863, M.A. 1873, LL.B. 1874, LL.D. 1882) ; appointed to Hong Kong Cadetship 1865, and Chinese Govt. Interpreter 1867 ; was Private Sec. to Govt. 1868-70, when he was appointed Stipendiary Magistrate ; Bar. Lincoln's Inn 1874 ; nominated Treasurer and M.L.C. 1879, and Treasurer and Registrar- Gen. 1881 ; was a Puisne Judge at Hong Kong 1883-8, and Ch. Justice 1888-92"; sat in 1886 as Colonial Member of Mixed Commn., under Chefoo Convention of 1876 and its additional article of 1885 ; cr. C.M.G. 1887, K.B. 1889. Knockboy, Ballvmena, co. Antrim ; Thatched House Club. RYAN, Sir Charles Lister, K.C.B., 5th son of the late Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Ryan ; b. 1831 ; ed. at Eton ; was a Clerk in Treasury 1851-65, and Private Sec. to Mr. Disraeli, Sir Stafford Northcote, and Mr. Gladstone, successive Chancellors of the Exchequer 1859-65, Sec. to Board of Audit 1865-73, and Assist. Comptroller and Auditor of Exchequer and Audit Deprts. 1873-88, since when he has been Comptroller and Auditor-Gen. ; isaj. P. for Berks : m. 1862, Jane Georgiana, da. of the late Sir John Shaw-Lefevre, K.C.B., D.C.L. ; cr. C.B. 1881, K.C.B. 1887. Burley Bushes, Ascot ; Athencsum Club. ST. JOHN, Sir Spenser, K.C.M.G., son of the late James Augustus St. John, Esq. ; b. 1825 ; accompanied Sir James Brooke as Private Sec. to Borneo 1848, was Sec. to his Mission to Siam 1850, Acting-Commr. and Consul-Gen, in Bor- neo 1851-5, and Consul-Gen. 1855-61, Charge d'Affaires and Consul-Gen, in Hayti 1861-72, Charge d'Affaires to Domi- nican Republic 1871, and Min. Resident and Consul-Gen. 1872-4 ; proceeded on a Special Mission to Bolivia 1875 > was Min. Resident and Consul-Gen, to Peru 1874-82 ; employed on a special mission to Mexico 1883-4, since when he has been Envoy Ex- traor. and Min. Plen. to that Republic ; cr. K.C.M.G. 1881. British Legation, Mexico; Vindham and Athenceum Clubs. SALMON, Adm. Sir Newell, K.C.B., V.C., son of the late Rev. H. Salmon, of Swarraton, Hants ; b. 1835 ; entered R.N. 1847, became Com. 1858, Capt. 1863, Rear-Adm. 1879, Vice-Adm. 1885, and Adm. 1891 ; served in Baltic throughout Russian War 1854-5 (medal), and in Naval