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7bo COM PAN ION AGE. CLERK, Maj.-Gen. Godfrey, C.B., son of Sir George Russell Clerk, G.C.S.I., K.C.B. : b. 1835 ; entered g5th Regt. 1851, became Capt. 1856, Major Rifle Brig. 1858, Lieut.-Col. 1869, . Col. 1877, and Maj.-Gen. 1887. served during Indian Mutiny 1857-8, present at fall of Luck- now (mentioned in despatches, medal with two clasps), and in N. W. Frontier of India cam- paign 1864 (medal with clasp) ; was extra A.D.C. to Gov. of Cape of Good Hope 1853-4, D.A.Q.M.G. 1858-60, Mil. Sec. to Gov. of Bombay 1863-7, D.A.Q.M.G. Egypt 1867-72, ; Mil. Sec. Madras 1876-8, Adj. -Gen. Madras 1880-5, Assist. Mil. Sec. Headquarters 1886-7, j and D.A.G. Headquarters 1887-92, since when j he has commanded Belfast Dist. ; cr. C. B. 1887. i Belfast; United Service Club. CLERK, Lieut.-Col. John, C.S.L, son of | Sir George Russell Clerk, G.C.S.I. ; b. 18 ; ! served in Crimea with Rifle Brig., subse- i quently exchanging into 4th Dragoon Guards ; ! was Guardian to H.H. the Nizam 1874-6, ! Equerry to H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh 1875-85 ; since when he has been Comptroller to H.R.H. Princess Henry of Battenberg ; appointed an Extra Equerry to H.M. 1892 ; cr. C.S.I. 1889. 19, Carlyle Mansions, Ckeync Walk, S. W. ; Carlton and Bachelors Clubs. CLERKE, William John Bird, C.I.E.; b. 18 ; is a Civil Engineer ; cr. C.I.E. 1892. CLERY, Col. Cornelius Francis, C.B. ; b. 1838 ; formerly Major 32nd Foot (h. p. 1878) , became Lieut.-Col. 1870,, and Col. 1884 ; was an Instructor at Royal Mil. Coll. 1871-2, and Pro- fessor of Tactics there 1872-5, and D.A.A. and Q.M.G. Ireland 1875-7, and at Aldershot , 1877-8; served in Zulu War 1879 as Ch. Staff ] Officer to "Flying Column" (medal with clasp), as A.A. and Q.M.G. with Army of ! Occupation in Egypt 1882-85, as Ch. of ; the Staff in ist Suakin Expedition 1884 (two ' clasps and C.B.), and as D.A. and Q.M.G. with Nile Expedition 1885 ; was Ch. of the Staff | in Egypt with local rank of Brig.-Gen. 1886-8 ; i appointed Comdt. of Staff College with local | rank of Brig.-Gen. 1888; cr. C.B. 1884. Sta College, Camberley, Surrey ; 22, Ryder Street, St. James's, S. W. ; United Service Club. CLIFFORD, Col. Robert Cecil Richard, C.B., son of Capt. Robert Clifford, H.E.I.C.S.; b. 1839; entered H.E.I.C.S. 1856, became Capt. B.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1868, Major 1876, Lieut.-Col. 1881, and Col. 1885 ; served during Indian Mutiny 1857-9 (medal), with Jowaki Ex- pedition 1877 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp), in Afghan War 1878-80 (thrice men- tioned in despatches, medal with clasp, Brevet Lt.-Col.), and with Mahsood Wazeeree Ex- pedition 1881 (mentioned in despatches) : is Comdt. 2nd Punjab Cav. : in. 1863, Mary, da. of the late Major W. A. Troup, H.E.I.C.S. : cr. C.B. 1891. Rajanpore, Punjab, India ; Cam Cottage, Belturbet, co. Caran. CLODE, Charles Mathew, C.B., son of the late Geoige John Clode, Esq.;^. 1818 ; formerly practised as a Solicitor : Bar. Inner Temple 1862 ; was Solicitor to War Office 1858-76, and Legal Sec. to War Depart. 1876-80; is a J.P. for Middlesex', Westminster, and London ; cr. C.B. 1880. 14, Ashley Place, Westminster, S.W.; Athenaeum Club. COBBE, Lieut. - GV.Alexander Hugh, C. B. , son of the late Lieut.-Colonel T. A. Cobbe, H.E.I.C.; b. 1825 ; ed. at Roy. Mil. Coll., Sand- hurst ; entered 87th Regt. 1843, became Col. 1871, Maj.-Gen. 1882, and Lieut.-Gen. (retired) 1886; commanded as Lieut.-Col. the ist Batn. 2oth Regt.. and afterwards the ist Batn. 1 7th Regt.(h. p. i;th l-'oot 1370); served at siege and capture of Delhi 1857 (medal with clasp), and as Brig.-Gen. in Afghan campaign 1878-9 (severely wounded, and medal with clasp): in. 1863, Emily Barbara, who d. 1886. da. of the late Capt. Stanhope Jones. sSth Regt. ; cr. C.B. 1879. A rmy and Navy Cinl>. COCKERELL, Horace Abel, C.S.L ; l>. 1832 ; B.C.S. 1853 ; retired 1887 ; formerly Sec. to Govt. of Bengal in Judicial and Political Depart., and Member of Council of Lieut. - Gov. ; was Acting Lieut. -Gov. of Bengal 1885 : /. 1863 Julia Mary, who d. 1891, da. of the Hon. Sir Edmund Drummond, K. C.I.E. [V. Strathallan] ; cr. C.S.I. 1881. Travellers' Chib. COGHILL, Col. Kendall Josiah William, C.B. [see Coghill, Bart.]. COKER, Col. Edmund Rogers, D.S. 0., son of William Worthington Coker, Esq., of Ash- bosam, Dorset; b. 1844 ; entered Madras Army, 1861, became Capt. io6th Regt. 1874, Major and Lieut.-Col. Durham L.I. 1881, and Col. 1885 (h.p. 1887) > retired 1889 ; served in Soudan Campaign 1885-6 and commanded his Regt. at battle of Ginniss, 1885 (mentioned in despatches, medal) : m. 1889, Agnes Gertrude, da. of the late Charles Meade-King, Esq., of Hope Cor- ner, near Taunton ; cr. D.S.O. 1886. COLES, Capt. Arthur Horsman, D.S.O. , son of the late T. Horsman Coles, Esq., of 76, Westbourne Terrace, W. ; b. 1856 ; ed. at Win- chester ; entered 3rd Foot (The Buffs, E. Kent, Regt.) 1876, and became Capt. 1885 ; served with Nile Expedition 1884-5 (medal with clasp, bronze star, 4th class Osmanieh), and at actions of Sarras 1887 and of Toski 1889 (mentioned in despatches) ; was attached to Egyptian Army 1884-91 ; cr. D.S.O. 1889. COLL, Patrick, C.B., son of the late James Coll, Esq., of Belview, co. Limerick ; b. 1839 ; admitted a Solicitor 1864 ; was Crown Solicitor for County and City of Dublin 1884-8, since when he has been Ch. Crown Solicitor for Ireland ; is a J.P. for co. Dublin : in. 1865, Clara Rosetta, da. of the late Nicholas D'Arcy, Esq., of Ballyforan, co. Roscommon ; cr. C.B. 1890. 16, Gardiner's Place, Dublin; Aid- sitnnas, Dalkey, co. Dublin; Stephen's Green Clvb. COLLEN, Col. Edwin Henry Hayter,. C.I.E.; b. 1843 '. entered R. A. 1863, and B.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1873, became Capt. 1875, Major 1883, Lieut.-Col. 1885, and Col. 1889 ; served with Abyssinian Expedition 1868 (medal), during Afghan War 1880 (mentioned in de- spatches, medal), and with Soudan Expedition 1885 (mentioned in despatches, clasp) : was Assist. Sec. in Mil. Depart, of Govt. of India 1876-84, pep. Sec. 1884-6, and Accountant-Gen. 1886-7, since when he has been Sec., with local rank of Major-Gen. ; cr. C.I.E. i88q. COLLINGWOOD, Maj.-Gen. William Pole, C.M.G., son of the late Henry John William Col- lingwood, Esq., of Lilburn Tower and Cornhill House, Northumberland : b. 1829 ; entered 37th Regt. 1847, became Capt. 1854, Major 1856, Lieut.-Col. 1868, Col. 1877 (h.p. 1879), and Maj.- Gen. 1886 ; served in Rebellion in Ceylon 1848, and with 2ist Fusiliers in Crimean Campaign 1855 (medal with clasp and Turkish medal); commanded troops on board the "Spartan," when wrecked on returning from the Crimea in July, 1856 (specially thanked by Minister of War for the " high courage " he then exhibited) in command of 2nd Batn. 2ist Foot when ship- wrecked in the " City of Paris," March, 1879 ; commanded 2nd Brig, of 2nd Div. during 2nd phase of Zulu War 1879 and 5th Regt. Dist. (Northumberland) 1880-5 ' '" l8 54> J ane Con- stance, el. da. of Folliott Thornton Mostyn, Eq., of co. Sligo ; r 1 . C.M.G. 1880. St.Ciair,