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COMPANIONAGE. 772 Middle Temple 1874 ; was Govt. Inspector of Prisons and Stipendiary Magistrate for British Guiana 1876-81. since when he has been In- spector Gen. of Police, Barbados; administered Govt. of St. Vincent, 1884 : m. iS ; cr. C.B. 1877, C.M.G. 1891. Barbados. ELLIOTT, Thomas, C.M.G., son of the late J. E. Elliott, Esq. ; b. 1834 ; was Clerk in Customs, London, 1858-9, Clerk in Treasury, London, 1859-60, Registrar of Colonial Sec. s Office, Mauritius, 1860-66, Acting Ch.-Clerk 1866-8, Acting Sec. to Council 1868-70, Ch. Clerk and Sec. to Council 1870-73, and ' Acting Protector of Immigrants 1873-8. since when he has been Auditor-Gen. ; has several times acted as Receiver-Gen., and also as Colonial Sec.; cr. C.M.G. 1890. Mauritius. ELLIS, Col. Alfred Burden, C.B., son of the late Lieut.-Gen. Sir Samuel Burdon Ellis, K.C.B. ; b. 1852 ; entered Army 1872, became Capt. ist West India Regt. 1879, Major 1884, and Lieut. -Col. 1891 ; served during Ashanti War 1873-4 (medal), in operations against Awunas in W. Africa 1878 in command of Houssa Constabulary, during Zulu War 1879 in Intelligence Depart., and in command of Expeditions to Tambi (Sierra Leone) and Toniataba (Gambia) 1892 ; was Civil Comdt. of , Sekondi and Chima (Gold Coast) 1874, em- ployed on special mission 1876, Djst. Commr., Quittah 1878 and Accra 1879, and in command of troops on Gold Coast 1882-3 and 1886, and at Bahamas 1889-91, since when he has com- manded troops on W. Coast of Africa, with local rank of Col. ; cr. C.B. 1892. ELLIS, .#//.- Grfw.ArthurEdvard Augustus, ' C.S.I, [see B. Howard de Walden, colls.]. ELMHIRST, Gen. Charles, C.B., son of ; the late Richard Elmhirst, Esq., J.P. and D.L. of co. Lincoln ; 6. 1815 ; entered Army 1835, became Capt. 1845, Major 1852, Lieut. -Col. 1855, Col. 1858, Maj.-Gen. 1868, Lieut.-Gen. 1877, and Gen. (retired) 1882 ; is Col. ist Batn. S. Staffordshire Regt. ; served with gth Foot in Afghanistan 1842 (twice mentioned in des- patches aud medal), and in Crimean Campaign 1855 (medal with clasp, Legion of Honour, Turkish medal, and 5th class Medjidie) ; " Staff Service" A.D.C. to Maj.-Gen. Bengal 1840-2 and to Maj.-Gen. Madras 1842-6, D.Q. M.G. Cape of Good Hope 1865-70. and Maj.-Gen. at Malta 1874-5, and at Madras 1875-9 (comman- ded troops for several months) : m. 1861, Frances, da. of Robert Hunt, Esq., J.P. for co. Limerick; cr. C.B. 1873. West Ashby Grove, Hontcastle ; United Sei vice Club. ELRINGTON, Gen. Frederick Robert, ; C.B. ; b. 1819: entered Army 1839, became Capt. 1846, Major 1854, Lieut. -Col. 1856, Col. 1862, Maj.-Gen. 1868, Lieut.-Gen. 1880, and Gen. (retired) 1881 ; served in Crimean Cam- paign 1854-5 (medal with three clasps, Legion of Honour, 5th class Medjidie, and Turkish medal) ; appointed Col. Bedfordshire Regt. 1890, and transferred to Rifle Brig. (Prince Consort's Own) 1892: in. 1859, a d a - of Mr. George Best, of Eastbury Manor, Guildford ; cr. C.B. 1873. Vernon Hill House. Bishop's U 'alt ham ; United Service Club. ELTON, Col. Frederick Coulthurst, C.B., son of the late James Frederick Elton, Esq. ; b, 1836; ed. at Roy. Mil. Acad.; entered R.A. 1854, became Capt. 1861, Major 1872, Lieut. -Col. 1881, and Col. 1885 (h.-p. 1892) ; served in Crimean Campaign 1855 (medal with clasp, Legion of, Honour, Turkish medal, and mentioned in des- I patch), and in Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal with clasp, 3rd class Medjidie, mentioned in des- patch) ; commanded R.A., S. E. Dist., 1387-92 : i>t. 1866, Olivia, da. of the late Major Power ; cr. C.B. 1882. Army and Navy Club. ENGELBACH, Lewis William, C.B., son of the late Lewis E. Engelbach, Esq., of the firm of Coutts and Co. ; b. 1837 ; ed. at Christ's Hospital, and at Darmstadt Gymnasium ; en- tered War Office 1854 was Dep. Receiver-Gen, for Duchy of Lancaster 1861-75, a Principal Clerk in Var Office 1878-88, and Assist. Accountant-Gen. 1888-90. since when he has been a Commr. of Customs ; acted as Sec. to Ordnance Council for Rewards to Inventors 1871-90 ; is Member of Council of National Artillery Asso. ; has been frequently thanked for Special Services; >. 1861. a da. of G. Bryan, Esq.; cr. C.B. 1885. Spring House, Rich- mond, Surrey. ERSKINE, Henry Napier Brace, C.S.Z., son of the late William Erskine, Esq., of Black- burn House, Linlithgowshire ; b. 1831 ; ed. at East India Coll., Haileybury ; entered Bom. C.S. 1853 ; was special Commr. with Field Force in S. Mahratta Country 1857-8, and Commr. N. Div. of Bom. Presidency 1877-9, an d Commr. in Sind 1879-87 ; cr. C.S.I. 1887. East India United Service Club. ETHERIDGE, Maj.-Gen. Alfred Thomas, C.S.I. ; b. 1825 ; ed. at Mil. Coll., Addiscombe ; entered Bombay Army 1841, became Capt. 1856, Major (S.C.) 1861, Lieut.-Col. 1867, Col. 1872, and Major-Gen. 1877 ; commanded detachments of 23rd Bombay N.L.I, during Concan Fie'.d operations 1844-5, served in the Field with Qui- cowar Horse 1848, and commanded a body of Irregulars in N. Canara and Bedee operatiors- 1858 (medal) ; served in Political Depart. 1850-2 ; was Special Commr. during Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (thanked by Govt. for capture of Jambo- tee Chief), member of BarodaCommn. 1873-4 for inquiry into alleged misconduct of the Guicowar, and Pres. of subsequent Commn. to elect new Guicowar; for many years conducted the duties of the Alienation Depart, of Bombay Presidency; thanked on several occasions by Indian and Home Govts. : in. 1853, Rose Louise, da. of Col. Charles James Collie Davidson, R.E. ; cr. C.S.I. 1872. 50. Cambridge Road, W. Brigh- ton ; Union Club. EVANS, Frederick, C.M.G., son ofW. F. Evans, Esq. ; b. 1848 ; was in Civ. Ser. (Admiralty) 1867-78, Assist. Col. Sec. and Treasurer at Sierra Leone 1878-9, private Sec. to Sir S. Rowe, K.C.M.G., 1879-81, acting clerk of Legislative Council 1879, acting Colonial Sec. 1879-80, and Ch. Sec. and Ch. of Staff to Sir S. Rowe, during threatened hostilities with Ashanti, 1881 ; was Assist. Colo- nial Sec. at Gold Coast Colony 1882, Acting Collector and Treasurer 1882-3, Acting Colonial Sec. 1883, Dep.-Gov. at Lagos 1883, at Gold Coast Colony 1883-5, and again at Lagos 1885-6, and Colonial Sec. there 1886-7, an d of Gold Coast Colony 1887-8, since when he has been Colonial Sec. of Leeward Islands and Island Sec. of An- tigua ; is a M.E.C. and M.L.C. : ft. 1886, Susan Wilkins, who d. 1889, da. of J a mes Hunt, Esq., of Lambert House, Surbiton Hill, Surrey ; cr. C.M.G. 1881. Leeward Islands ; Windhain Club. EVELEGH, Col. Frederick Charles, C.B., son of the late Gen. Evelegh. R.A. ; b. 1819 ; entered Army 1836 ; served with 2Oth Foot in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with four clasps, Legion of Honour and 4th class Med- jidie, Turkish medal), in Indian Mutiny Cam- paign 1857-8, and commanded 7th Brig, at storming and capture of Lucknow (medal with clasps, and mentioned frequently in despatches); retired 1859 ; employed at War Office as Staft Officer Army Service Corps 1870-8; ;;/. i3 , Maria, who d. 1881, da. of Capt. Hire, R.X. : cr. C.B. 1856. Lansdoume Road. Wimbledon. EVERETT, Col. Edward, D. S. O. : b. 1837 ;