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826 COMPAMONAGE. against Malays 1875-6 (medal with clasp), at bombardment of Alexandria and during Egyp- tian War 1882 (medal with clasp, bronze star, 3rd class Medjidie), and in Burmah War 1885-6 (mentioned in despatches, clasp) ; sometime Consul at Beira : m. 1881, Alice Elizabeth, da. of Murray Johnson, Esq., of Stone Castle, Kent ; cr. C.M.G. 1891. Army and Xavy Club. PlPON, Lieut. -Gen. Philip Gosset, C.B.; b. 1824 ; entered R.A. 1842, became Capt. 1849, Major 1854, Lieut.-Col. 1861, Col. 1869, Maj.- Gen.i88o, Lieut.-Gen. 1881, and Col. Comdt. ; served in Crimea 1854-5 (medal with three clasps, 5th class Medjidie, and Sardinian and Turkish medals) ; was sometime Inspector and Purchaser of Horses at Woolwich ; cr. C.B. 1875. Army and Navy Club. PITMAN, Charles Edward, C.I.E., only son of Capt. John Charles Pitman, R.N. ; b. 1845 ; ed. at Roy. Naval Sch., New Cross ; is Sup. in Telegraph Depart, of India : m, 1888, Lucy Maude, da. of the late David Cargill, Esq. ; cr. C.I.E. 1880. POE,Lieui.-CoI. William Hutcheson, C. B., 3rd son of William Thomas Poe, Esq., Barrister- i at-Law, of Curraghmore, co.Tipperary; b. 1848 ; . entered R.M. 1867, became Capt. 1881, Major : 1884, and Lieut.-Col. (retired) 1888 ; served as Adj. to Batn. of R.M. employed in E. Soudan 1884 (wounded at battle of El : Teb, mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp, bronze star and brevet of Major), and j to Batn. garrisoning Suakin, and defending that town from the repeated night attacks of Arabs April-Sept. 1884, in command of two com- panies of R.M. attached to Guards' Division of j the Camel Corps in Nile Expedition 1884-5, ar) d accompanied the Force across the Bayuda ! desert under the late Sir Herbert Stewart ; pre- i sent at battles of Abu Klea and Abu Kru j (severely wounded during the reconnaissance of ' Matemmeh, right leg amputated, mentioned | in despatches, medal with clasp, and C.B.) ; ' was a Member of Naval Intelligence Depart., Admiralty 1886-8; is a J.P. for Queen's co. : (High Sheriff 1891) and a Grand Juror for co. Tyrone : m. 1886, Mary Adelaide, da. of Sir William Compton Domvile, 4th Bart. ; cr. C.B. 1885. Ashburton House, Putney Heath, S.W. ; ' Heywood, Ballinakill, Queen 1 * co. ; Slaght- freedan Lodge, Cookstown, co. Tyrone ; Xai'al and Military and Kildare Street Gluts. POOLE, Col. Arthur James, C.B.; b. 1838; entered 6yth Regt. 1859, became Capt. 1869, Major Hampshire Regt. 1881, and Lieut.-Col. 1887 (h.p. 1890); served in China War 1860 (medal), against Teeping Rebels 1862, during Afghan War 1878-80 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp, Brevet Major), and with Burmah Expedition 1886-7 (mentioned in de- spatches, medal with clasp, Brevet Lt.-Col.); appointed an A.D.C. to H.M. 1892 ; cr. C.B. 1891. PORTELLI, Col. Michael Augustus, C.M.G. , son of Paolo Portelli, and nephew of the late Sir Agustinus Portelli, K. C.M.G., councillor to Govt. of Malta ; b. 1831 ; studied for Civil Engineer ; entered Roy. Malta Fencible Artillery (now Roy. Malta Artillery) 1852, became Capt. 1871, Major and Brev. Lieut.- Col. 1882, Lieut.-Col. 1884, and Col. 1886; re- tired 1891 ; obtained ist class certificate from Schools of Gunnery (Shoeburyness) and Mus- ketry (Hythe); employed on special ser. during Crimean War 1853-4, ar >d commanded Artillery contingent of Maltese Vol. in Egyptian Cam- paign 1882 (mentioned in despatches); cr. C.M.G. 1882. The Hermitage, St. Julians, Malta. PORTER, Neale, C.M.G.; b. 18 ; formerly Capt. Warwickshire Militia ; was Presiding Magistrate of Anjmilla 1869-71, act- ing Col. Sec. of Antigua May to October 1871, acting Lieut-. Gov. of Dominica 1871-2, acting Pres. of Dominica June to Nov. 1872, and Colonial Sec. of the Leeward Islands 1883-7, since when he has been Colonial Sec. of Jamaica; twice administered Govt. of Leeward Islands; cr. C.M.G. 1888. Jamaica; Oriental Club. POTTER, Col. Addison, C.B., el. son of the late Addison Langhorn Potter, Esq., J.P., of Heaton Hall; b. 1820; is a J.P for Northumberland and Newcastle-on-Tyne ; has been since 1861 Lieut.-Col. Comdt. and Hon. Col. ist Vol. Brigade N. Div. R.A. : m. 1850, a da. of E. Robson, Esq., of Newcastle-on- Tyne ; cr. C.B. 1881. Heaton Hall, Xeivcastle- on-Tyne', Reform Club. POUGNET, Francis Volcy, C.M.G., M.D.; b. 18 ; is a Member of Council of Govt. of Mauritius, and Visiting Sup. Surg. of Civil Hospital, Port Louis; cr. C.M.G. 1892. Port Louis, Mauritius. POWELL, Baden Henry BADEX-, C.I.E., son of the late Rev. Baden Powell (Savilian Professor of Geometry in Univ. of Oxford), of Langton, Kent ; b. 1841 ; ed. at St. Paul's Sch. (Dean Colet's foundation) ; entered 15.C.S. 1861 ; appointed Inspector-Gen, of Forests in India 1881, and Commr. of Lahore 1883 ; sometime Vice-Chancellor of Univ. of Lahore, and a Judge of the Chief Court of Punjab ; cr. C.I.E. 1884. Fcrlys Lodge, Oxford. POWELL, Eyre Burton, C.S.I., son of the- late E. B. Powell, Esq., Comptroller-Gen, of Inland Revenue, Dublin ; b. 1819 ; ed. at. Pem- broke Coll., Camb. (B.A., 3151 Wrangler 1840); was Director of Public Instruction, Madras, 1862-75 : m. ist, 1846, Hamilton Elizabeth Matilda De Joricrs, who d. 1874, da. of the latt Capt. E. A. Langley, Madras Cav. ; 2nd,. cr. C.S.I. 1866. 25, Kirkstall Road, Streat- tiam Hill, S.li'. POWELL, Vice-Adm. Richard Ashmore, C.B., son of the late Col. Powell, R.A. ; b. 1816 ; entered R.N. 1831, became Com. 1851, Capt. 1855, retired Rear-Adm. 1873, and Vice- Adm. 1878 ; served against Riff pirates 1851 and rescued a number of British seamen (Knt. Com. of Order of Charles III. of Spain for attempting to rescue a stranded Spanish vessel, severely wounded in attempt), and in command of H.M. S. "Vesuvius" during Crimean War 1854, and piloted H.M.S. " Queen " under the forts of Sevastopol (medal, Turkish medal, 4th class Medjidie, Legion of Honour) ; was Com- modore in Pacific 1866-71, and commanded Experimental Squadron of Ironclads 1873 : ;. 18 , Man', da. of the late G. H. Skelton, Esq., of Cheltenham, and grand-da, of the late Gen. Skelton, Gov. of St. Helena on arrival of Napoleon Buonaparte; cr. C.B. 1855. United Service Club. POWLETT, Col. Percy William, C.S.I., son of the late Rev. P. W. Powlett, of Frankton, Warwickshire; b. 1837; entered Bengal Inf. 1855, B.S.C. 1861, became Capt. 1867, Major 1875, Lieut.-Col. 1881, and Col. 1885 ; served with 2nd Punjab Inf. during Indian Mutiny 1857-8, present at relief, siege, and capture of Lucknow (severely wounded, mentioned in despatches, medal with two clasps) ; was Assist, to Political Officer with Umbeyla Field Force 1863, Assist. Commr. in Berar 1865-8, Assist, to Gov.-Gen.'s Agent in Rajputana 1868-72, Land Settlement Officer of Ulwar, Rajputana 1872-6,