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744 COMPANIONAGE. Laura, el. da. of Walter Baily, Esq., of Haver- stock Hill, N.W. ; cr. C.B. 1885. 13, Park Road, Hampsteati, N.~. BAKER, Col. George, C.B. ; entered 67th Regt. 1857, became Capt. 1867 : Major 1880, Lieut.-Cpl. 1882, and Col. iSS6 (h.p. 1888); served in China War 1860, present at surrender of Pekin (medal and two clasps), in Afghan War 1879-80 (mentioned in despatches, medal wiih two clasps), and with Burmese Expedition 1885-6 (mentioned in despatches) ; has commanded zoth Regt. Dist. since 1891 ; cr. C.B. 1887. Bury, Lancashire. BAKER, Richard Charley, C.M.G., el. son of John Baker, Esq., of Morialta, S. Australia ; b. 1842, ; ed. at Eton, and at Trin. Coll., Camb. (B.A. Math. Tripos, 1864, M.A. 1870); Bar. Lincoln's Inn, 1864 ; Member of Parliament of S. Australia 1868 ; Attorney-Gen. 1870; M.L.C. 1877 ; Min. of Justice and Education, 1884, and Special Envoy from the Australian Colonies to Great Britain to negotiate Postal Union between Great Britain and Colonies, 1885-6 ; cr. C.M.G. 1886. Adelaide, S. Australia; New University Club. BALL, Valentine, C.B., LL.D., F.R.S., son of Robert Ball, Esq., LL.D., of Dublin ; b. 1843 ; ed. privately, and at Trin. Coll., Dublin (B.A. 1864, M.A. 1872, Hon. LL.D. 1889); Fellow of Calcutta Univ. 1875; F.R.S. 1882; was on Staff of Co. Treasurer's Office, Dublin, 1860-64, ar| d of Geological Survey of India 1864-81, and Professor of Geology and Miner- alogy in Dublin Univ. 1881-3, since when he has been Director of Science and Art Museum, Dublin ; has explored and reported on Geology of large tracts in India, and been employed on special duties (thanked by Govt. of India); author of many books and papers on Indian subjects : m. 1879, Mary, da. of John Stewart- Moore, Esq., J.P., of Moyarget, co. Antrim; cr. C.B. 1891. 28, Waterloo Road, Dublin; Oriental Club. BALL, Col. William Clare, C.B., 4th son of the late John Ball, Esq., M.R.C.S. Eng. ; b. 1824 ; appointed a Temporary Treasury clerk at Dublin Castle 1846 ; was Senior Officer Army Pay Depart, in S. Africa during Zulu War 1878-9 (mentioned in despatches, and medal), and Ch. Paymaster at Roy. Arsenal, Woolwich 1879-83, when he retired as Hon. Col. ; cr. C.B. 1880. BANNERMAN, Maj.-Gen. William, C.B. [see Bannerman, Bart.]. BARCHARD, Col. Charles Henry, C.E., son of the late Henry James Barchard. Esq. ; b. 1828 ; entered Bengal Army 1845, became Capt. 1857, Major 1858, Lieut.-Col. 1865 and Col. 1875, when he retired; served (/) in Pun- jab Campaign 1848-9 (medal with two clasps), (it) in operations in the Boori Pass 1853, and against Afreedies 1855 (medal with clasp and thanked in orders), (iii) in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 as A.D.C. to Sir Archdal Wilson, Bart, (repeatedly mentioned in de- spatches, thanked in Council and honour- ably mentioned in Gen. Orders by Gov.-Gen. of India, medal with clasp, C. B., and brevet majority) ; in 1861 thanked by Gov. of Punjab for services rendered during famine at Kurnaul: tn. 1865, Ann,- da. of the late John Siddall, Esq., Royal Horse Guards Blue; cr. C.B. 1858. 106, Gloucester Terrace, Hyde Park, W. BARKER, Maj. Gen. George Digby, C.B., son of the late John Barker, Esq., of Clare Priory, Suffolk; b. 1833; entered 78th Regt. 1853, became Adj. 1855, Capt.igth Regt. 1861, Major 64th Regt. 1861, Lieut.-Col. 1872, Col. 1877, and Maj.-Gen. 1887 ; served with Persian Expedition 1857 (medal with clasp), and in Indian Mutiny 1857-8, with Gen. Havelock's column at relief and defence of Lucknow, and as D.A.Q.M.G. at siege and capture of that place (mentioned in despatches, medal with two clasps, Brevet-Major, one year's service); was D.A.Q.M.G., S. Dist. 1868-73, Professor of Mil. Art. and History at Star! Coll. 1874-7, Assist. Director of Mil. Education at Head Quarters 1877-84, A. A. and Q.M.G., W. Dist. 1884-7, ar >d Acting Gov. of Hong Kong, May to Dec., 1891 ; has been in command of troops in China since 1890 : m. 1862, Frances Isabella, da. of the late George Murray, Esq., of Rosemount, Ross-shire; cr. C.B. 1889. Hong Kong; United Service Club. BARKER, Rayner Childe, C.LE., son of the Rev. Thomas Childe Barker, R. of Carle- ton, Yorkshire ; b. 1858 ; entered Telegraph Depart, of India 1879, and is an Assist. -Sup. ; served with Burmah Expedition 1886-8 (medal with two clasps), and with Hazara Expeditions 1888 and 1891 (two clasps) ; cr. C.I.E. 1889. Quetta, Beluchistan ; Constitutional Club. BARLOW, Capt. Charles James, D.S.O.: b. 18 ; entered R.N. 1862, became Com. 1884, and Capt. 1888; served in Egyptian Expedition 1882, being present at Bombardment of Alex- andria (medal with clasp, bronze star, and 4th class Osmanieh), and with Naval Brig, during Burmah Annexation War t88v6 (mentioned in naval and military despatches); cr. D.S.O. 1887. BARNARD, Col. John Henry, C.M.G. , el. son of the late John Wyatt Barnard, Esq.,M.D.; 6. 1846 ; entered igth Foot 1866, became Lieut. 1869, Capt. Roy. Munster Fusiliers 1877, Major 1881, Lieut.-Col. 1889, and Col. 1890; served with igth Regt. in Hazara Campaign 1868 (medal with clasp), as a Vol. under Capt. Sir John Glover, R.N., G.C.M.G., in Ashanti War 1873-4 (mentioned in despatches for "gallant conduct," medal with clasp, and promoted Cap- tain), as A.D.C. to Lieut. -Gen. Sir Robert Bright, K.C. B., in Afghan Campaign 1879-80 (medal and Brevet Majority), and as D.A.A. and Q.M.G. in Eastern Soudan 1885 under Lieut. -Gen. Sir Gerald Graham, V.C., K.C.B. (medal with clasp, bronze star) ; appointed A.D.C. to H.M. 1890 : m. 1885, Emily, only da. of the late William Henry Sheild, Esq., of Gilfach, Narberth, Pembrokeshire; cr. C.M.G. 1874. United Service Club. BARNETT, George Alfred, C.LE. ; b. 18 ; is a J.P. for Bombay, Hon. Col. Great Indian Peninsula Railway Vol. Corps, and Agent to Great Indian Peninsula Railway : m. ist, 1859, Elizabeth, da. of William Steer, Esq. ; 2nd, 1878, Emma, da. of W. Burnett, Esq. ; cr. C.I.E. 1884. Breach Candy, Bom- bay ; Bombay and Poona Clubs. BARRETT, Capt. Alfred Lloyd, D.S.O., son of the late Rev. A. Barrett, D.D., of Car - shalton House, Surrey ; b. 1855 I entered Army 1875, and became Capt. B.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1876 ; served with Naga Hills Expedition 1879- 80 (medal with clasp), with Akha Expedition 1883-4, and with Burmah Expedition 1886-8 (wounded, twoclasps, D.S.O.) ; cr. D.S.O. 1887. BARRINGTON, -#<?;;. Bernard Eric Edward, C.B. [seeV. Barrington]. BARRINGTOX, Charles George, C.B. [see V. Barrington, colls.]. BARROW, Major Arthur Frederick, C.M.G.; b. 1850; entered Army 1869, became Capt. B.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1881, Brevet Major 1887, and Major 1889 ; served during Afghan War 1879-80 (medal), and with Afghan Boundary Commn. 1884-5; cr. C.M.G. 1887. BARTON, Col. Geoffry, C.B., son of C. C. Barton, Esq.. formerly of Rownhams,