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COMPAN1ONAGE. 765 Vol. and Mounted Police Forces since 1874 : in. 18 : cr. C..M.G. iSSi. Natal. DAUBENEY, Capt. Edward Kaye, D.S.O.; b. 1858 ; entered 8oth Regt. 1878, and became Capt. ist Batn. S. Staffordshire Regt. 1886 ; served during S. African War 1878-9, being present at battle of Ulundi (medal with clasp) ; was attached to Egyptian Army 1884-5, and was A.D.C. to Brig. -Gen. of Forces in Egypt 1885-6: m. 1886, Eileen Gertrude, da. of Sir Peter George Fitzgerald, ist Bart. ; cr. D.S.O. 1886. DAUBENY, Gen. James, C.B. ; b. 1826 ; entered 24th Regt. 1845, became Capt. 02nd Regt. 1852, Major and Lieut. -Col. 1855, Col. 1862, Maj.-Gen. 1868, Lieut.-Gen. 1880, and Gen. (retired) 1881; served in Crimean Cam- paign 1854-5 (medal with clasp, Legion of Honour, 5th class Medjidie, and Turkish medal); was A.G. Home District 1870-3 : appointed Col. King's Own (Yorkshire L.I.) 1890 : in. 18 , a da. of S. Leveson, Esq. ; cr. C.B. 1857. Army and Navy Club. DAUKES, Frederic Clendon, C.I.E., son of the late S. W. Daukes, Esq., of The Knoll, Beckenham ; b. 1848 ; ed. at Uppingham, and at Camb. Univ. ; entered B.C.S. 1869 ; was Attache and Assist. Sec. in Foreign Depart. T 873-7> Under Sec. to Govt. of India, Home Depart. 1877-86, and Sec. to Public Ser. Commn. 1 886-8, since when he has been Sec. to Ch. Commr. of Assam : in. 1879, Alice Bridget, da. of the late Clendon Turberville Daukes, Esq. ; cr. C.I.E. 1892. Shillong, Assam ; East India United Service Club. DAUNT, Maj.-Gen. William, C.B. ; b. 1831 ; entered Norfolk Regt. (gth) 1848, became Capt. 1856, Major 1872, Lieut. -Col. 1878, Col. 1882 and Maj.-Gen. 1886 (h.p. 1886); served in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with clasp, 5th class Medjidie, and Turkish medal), and in H. I. R. Smith, who d. 1860; 2nd, 1862, J. S. Cotton ; cr. C.S.I. 1878. East India. United Service, Constitutional and Netu (Edinburgh) Clubs. DAVIES, John, C.M.G., son of the late Mr. John Davies, of N. Wales; />. 1839 ; formerly an Alderman of Sydney ; successively repre- sented S. Sydney and E. Sydney in Parliament of N.S.W. ; elected head of the poll at the Gen. Election in Dec. 1885 ; was Postmaster-Gen. 1877, a Commr. for Sydney International Exhibi- tion, and Acting British Commr. thereat 1879, a Commr. to International Exhibitions of Mel- bourne 1880 and Amsterdam 1882, and to Indian and Colonial Exhibition 1886 ; is a J.P. for N.S.W., Pres. of Friendly Societies Roy. Commn., member of Roy. Commn. to enquire into the traffic of intoxicating drinks : 111. 1861, Elizabeth Eaton ; cr. C.M.G. 1880. " Holly- lea" Campelltown, Great Southern Railway, N.S. Wales; Reform (Sydney) Club. DAVIS, Lieut.-Gen. John, C.B., son of the late John Davis, Esq., of the Park, Rathfarn- ham, co. Dublin; b. 1832; ed. at Cheltenham Coll. ; formerly Lieut. -Col. 2oth foot (h.p. 1880), became Col. 1873, Maj.-Gen. 1883, and Lieut.-Gen. 1891 ; served in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (medal), and in E. Soudan Campaign 1884 (medal with two clasps) ; com- manded troops at Malta 1884-7, an d in Dublin Dist. 1887-90: m. 1881, G , da. of the late Robert Manders, Esq., of Landscape, co. Dublin ; cr. C.B. 1884. Army and Navy Club. DAWSON, Lieut.-Gen. Francis, C.B. ; b. 1827; entered 6oth Foot 1844, became Capt. 1855, transferred to M.S.C. 1861, Major 1864, Lieut.-Col. 1870, Col. 1875, Maj.-Gen. 1886, and Lieut.-Gen. 1889 ; served in Afghan Campaign 1879-80 (medal) ; cr. C.B. 1881. Pittvillc, Cheltenham. Afghan 'Campaign' 1879-80 (medal with clasp) ;! DAWSON, George Mercer, C.M. G.,LL.D. , commanded 28th Regt. Dist. 1884-6 ; m. 1883, | F.R.S., el. son of Sir (John) William Dawson, Ada G., da. of the late R. Dunn, Esq., of The C.M.G. ; b. 1849; ed. at McGill Coll., Mon- Manor House, Heath, near Wakefield ; cr. C.B. t real, and at Roy. School of Mines, London; 1881. Ashley House, Box, Wilts; United appointed to Geological Survey of Canada Service and Junior United Service Clubs. 1875, and has been Assist. -Director of that one ui LUC uiree suuerniieiiueiiLs wnu iraiueu uie T^., tir-iv r* jtf /~< r ^i_ system of survey since extended over Bombay DALTY, W I Iham , C. M. G -., son of the Presidency and Scinde ; originated the cess for Education now prevailing in Bombay and Scinde ; retired as Major 1851 ; in 1832 he invented and introduced elongated rifle bullets with canna lures, and in 1 839 he laid before F. M . the Duke of Wellington a plan for rifled cannon, which plan was acknowledged by Sir Joseph Whitworth to have anticipated the existing system by more than twenty years ; during siege of Sebastopol invented the plan for laying guns and mortars for night and day practice by late Ven. Archdeacon Dealtry, R. of Clapham, Surrey ; b. 1816 ; ed. at Eton, and at Trin. Coll., Camb. ; appointed Clerk in Office of Sec. for Colonies 1837, became Assist. -Clerk 1854, Senior Clerk 1867, Principal Clerk 1872, and Ch. Clerk 1879, when he retired: m. ist, 1840, Margaret, who d. 1873, da. of the late Col. Hugh Rose, of Kilravock Castle, Nairnshire, N.B. ; 2nd, 1877, the Hon. Caroline Anastasia, da. of 3rd Baron Clonbrock ; cr. C.M.G. 1881. 17, Cam- bridge Square, Hyde Park, W. aid of collimator, which was introduced into the DEANE, Walter Meredith, C.M.G., son service in 1863 ; invented telescopic sight to mil. rifles, subsequently adopted by Sir J. Whitworth, ', and effectively used with his rifles in American War; in 1840 invented telescopic sight for sport- ing rifles ; in 1859 appointed Major Queen's as Lieut.- City of Edinburgh Rifle Vol., and was Col. Comdt. thereof 1860-83, since when he has been Hon. Col. (Vol. Officers' Decoration): in. 1849; cr. C.B. 1881. Woodcraft, Clinton Road, Edinburgh. DAVIDSON, Robert, C.S.I., son of the late R. Davidson, Esq., H.E.I. C.S.;. 1831 ; ed. at DEEDES, Maj.-Gen. William Henry, Haileybury ; served in M.C.S. 1852-84; for- D.S.O. ; b. 1839 ; entered Rifle Brig. 1855, be- merly Ch. Sec. to Govt. of Madras, a M.L.C. came Capt. 1864, Major 1870, Lieut.-Col. 1882, and First Member of Board of Revenue, Col. 1886, and Maj.-Gen. (retired) 1887 ; served Madras; is a J.P. for co. Fife: m. ist, 1858, with Burmese Expedition 1885-6 (wounded); of the late Rev. John Bathurst Deane, M.A., R. of Great St. Helens, B.C. ; b. 1840; ed. at Trin. Coll., Camb. (B.A. 1862, M.A. 1866) ; was Private Sec. to Administrator of Hong Kong 1865-8; acted as Registrar-Gen. 1865, as Colo- nial Treasurer 1881, and as Colonial Sec. 1890; has been Capt. Sup. of Hong Kong Police since 1866; is aM.E.C., a M.L.C., and a J.P. of the Colony : m. 1870, Marian Susan, el. da. of the late Edmund Taverner, Esq., J.P. of Herts ; cr. C.M.G. 1890. Hong Kong.