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K. C.S.I., C.B., Director of Royal Gardens, Kew; en C.M.G. 1882, C.I.E. 1892. Royal Gardens, Kew, Athciueiiin Club. EAGAR, Lieut. -Gen. Robert John, C.B., son of the late Major Francis Russell Eagar, 3ist Foot ; b. 1812 ; entered Army 1830, became Capt. 1844, Major 1855, Lieut.-Col. 1861, Col. 1866, Maj.-Gen. 1870, and Lieut. -Gen. (retired) 1881; served with ?ist Regt. in Afghanistan 1842" (medal), in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with clasp, Legion of Honour, 5th Class Medjidie, and Turkish medal), in China Expe- dition 1860 (medal with clasp), and in command of Regt. against Taeping rebels 1862 ; appointed Col. Dorsetshire Regt. 1892 ; cr. C.B. 1871. United Service and Junior United Ser- vice Clubs EARLE, Capt. Henry, D. S.O. [see Earle, Bart.]. EAST, Maj.-Gen. Cecil James, C.B., son of the late Charles J. East, Esq. ; b. 1837 ; entered Sand Regt. 1854, became Capt. 1863, Major 1872, Lieut.-Col. (h.p.) 1879, Col. 1879, and Maj.-Gen. 1889; served in Crimean Cam- paign 1855, present at siege and fall of Sebas- topol (medal with clasp, Turkish medal), in Indian Mutiny 1857 (wounded, medal), in Loo- shai Expedition i87i-2(mentioned in despatches, thanked by Govt., medal with clasp), in Zulu Campaign 1879, present at Ulundi (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp), and in Bur- ! ma 1886-7 i n command of ist Brig, (mentioned j in despatches, two clasps, C.B.), commanded a j Dist. in Bengal 1885-8 ; appointed to command a ist class Dist., Madras, 1889 ; cr. C.B. 1887. Secunderabad, Madras; Army and Navy Club. EKDEN, Richard Powney, C.B., son of the late Rev. James Collett Ebden, V. of Great Stukeley, Hunts ; b. 1833 ; ed. at Christ's Coll., Camb. (B.A. Wrangler 1856, M.A. 1859) ; ; entered Colonial Office 1858, and became Ch. Clerk 1879 ; was Private Sec. to Baron Blach- ford 1864-6 : m. ist, 1863, Anne, who d. 1885, da. of the late Rev. Thomas Sheepshanks, R. of St. John's, Coventry ; 2nd, 1887, Emily, da. of the late W. H. Castle, Esq., of Clifton, and ! widow of L. Rees, Esq. ; cr. C.B. 1892. 29, Kensington Square, W. EDARDES, Lieut. -Gen. Stanley de Burgh, C.S., son of the late Capt. George Harris Edwardes, Bengal Army ; b. 1840 ; entered Bombay Army 1857, became Capt. 1864, Major 1869, Lieut.-Col. 1871, Col. 1876, Maj.-Gen. i 1885, and Lieut.-Gen. 1889 ; served in Mahee i Kanta Field Force in pursuit of Tantia Topee i 1858, as D.A.Q.M.G. in Abyssinian Expedition ; 1868 (medal), and in Afghan Campaign 1879-80 j asCh. Director of Transport (medal with clasp); j commanded a ist class Dist. of Bombay Army 1887-9: in. 1 86 1, Adelaide Jane, da. of i Gen. George Alexander Leckie, I.S.C. ; cr. ! C.B. 1881. The Croft, Farningliam, Kent; East India United Service Club. EGERTON, Lieut.-Col. Charles Comyn, D.S.O. [see Grey-Egerton, Bart., colls.]. EGERTON, Edwin Henry, C.B., son of the late Rev. Thomas Egerton, R. of Middle, Salop [see Milner, Bart.]; b. 1841 ; entered Diplo. Ser. 1859, an< l has been several times Charge d' Affaires ; was Acting Agent and Con- sul-Gen, in Egypt in 1884, and Sec. of Em- bassy at Paris 1885-92, when he was appointed Envoy Extraor. and Min. Plen. to King of Greece; cr. C.B. 1886. British Legation, A tliens. EKIN, Surg.-Gen. James, C.B., M.B.; b. 1829; M.R.C.S. 'Eng., L.S.A. and L.M. 1852, and M.B. Lond. 1853 ; entered Med. Depart, of Army 1854, became Surg. 1864, COMPANIONAGK. 771 Surg.-Maj. 187;, Brig.-Surg. 1879, Dep. and Hon. Surg.-Gen. (retired) 1884 ; served in Cri- mean Campaign 1855-6 (medal with clasp and Turkish medal), and in Afghan War 1879-80 (medal with clasp, bronze star, and mentioned in despatches), and as principal Medical Officer of Infantry Div. in march from Cabul to Candahar (mentioned in despatches), and of ist Div. throughout Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal with clasp, star, 3rd class Osmameh, and mentioned in despatches) ; cr. C.B. 1882. Junior Army and Navy Club. ELGEE, Maj.-Gen. Cadwallader William, C.B., son of the late Capt.Elgee, 67th Regt. ; b. 1827; ed. at Roy. Mil. Acad., Woolwich ; entered R.A. 1846, became Capt. 1854, Major 1868, Lieut.-CoI. 1869, Col. 1874, and Major-Gen, (retired) 1882 ; served in China Campaign 1857-8 (medal with clasp), and in Transkei Campaign 1877-8: in. 1877, Dora, da. of Assist. -Com.-Gen. G. Bennett ; cr. C.B. 1878. Silvcrdale Road, Eastbourne. ELIAS, Ney, C.I.E. ; b. 18 ; sometime Joint Commr. of Ladakh ; appointed Ch. of Siam Boundary Commn. 1889; is British Con- sul-Gen, for Khorassan and Scistan ; cr. C.I.E. 1888. Meshed, Khorassan. ELLERY, Robert Lewis John, C.M.G., F.R.S., son of the late John Ellery, Esq., surgeon, of Cranleigh, Surrey ; b. 1827 ; ed. at a local Gram. Sch. ; formerly Lieut.-Col. Vic- torian Torpedo Corps (now Submarine Mining Co. of Victorian Engineers), which he organised in 1873; was Pres. of Roy. So. of Victoria for 20 years ; is Trustee of Melbourne Public Library, and Councillor of Melbourne Univ. ; has been Govt. Astronomer, Victoria, since 1853 : m. ist, 1853, wife d. 1856 ; 2nd, 1858, Margaret, da. of John Shields, Esq., of Launceston, Tas- mania ; cr. C.M.G. 1889. The Observatory, Melbourne, Victoria. ELLIOT, Maj.-Gen. Alexander James Hardy, C.B. [see E. Minto, colls.]. ELILOT, Major Edward Locke, D.S.O., son of the late Col. Edward King Elliot ; b. 1850 ; ed. at Harrow, and at Roy. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; entered io8th Regt. 1868, became Capt. Bom. S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1880, and Major 1888 ; served in Afghan War (medal) 1879, and in Burmah Campaign 1886-7 (mentioned in de- spatches, medal with 2 clasps, D.S.O.) ; was D.A.Q.M.G. Bombay, 1881-5 ; cr. D.S.O. 1887. Naval and Military and Badminton Clubs. ELLIOT, Frederick Augustus Hugh, C.I.E. [see E. Minto, colls.]. ELLIOT, Major Henry George, C.M.G. , son of the late Major J. F. Elliot ; b. 1826 ; formerly Capt. R. M ., and retired after 24 years' service ; served in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with two clasps, Turkish medal, and sth class Medjidie ; is Ch. Magistrate of Tembu- land, Cape of Good Hope ; was sometime Major-Comdt. of Tembu levies (Kaffir War medal) : m. ist, 1865, Emily Francis Drum- mond, who d. 1877 ; 2nd, 1879, Emily Claridge Gardner ; cr. C.M.G. 1879. Teinbuland, Cape of Good Hope. ELLIOTT, Col. John, C.B., C.M.G., son of the late Capt. Sir William Elliott, K C.B.;<5. 18 ; entered R.N. 1838, and the R.M.L.I. 1841, became Capt. 1854, Lieut.-Col. 1867, and Col. (retired) 1869 ; served in China Expedition 1842 (medal), in Burmese War 1852 (officially thanked, twice honourably mentioned, and medal with clasp), at Bombardment of Bomar- sund 1854 (Baltic medal), in Crimean Campaign 1855 (medal with clasp, 5th class Medjidie, and Turkish medals), in Kaffir War 186- (medal), and in Mexico 1863; formerly Lieut.-Col. 2nd Devon Rifle Vol. ; is a J.P. for Plymouth ; Bar