COMPANIONAGE. 827 Political Sup. of Kotah 1876-80, and Political Agent in Western Rajputana States and Comdt. Erinpura Irregular Force 1880-81, since when he has been Resident of Western Rajputana : m. 1867, Wilhelmina Anne, da. of the late J. Rivaz, Esq., of Watford, Herts; cr. C.S.I. 1891. Jodlipur, India; Western Rajputana, India. PRATT, Col. Henry Marsh, C.B. son of the late Rev. William Pratt, of Harpley, Norfolk ; b. 1838 ; entered Bengal Army 1856, became Capt. B.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1868, Major 1876, Lieut. -Col. 1881, and Col. 1885; present at Mutiny of sist Bengal Inf. 1857 ; served during China War 1860 (medal with two clasps), during Afghan War 1 878-9-80 (mentioned in despatches, medal with four clasps, bronze star, Brevet Lt.- Col.), and with Hazara Field Force 1888 (men- tioned in despatches, medal with clasp) : i. 1891 Evelyn Margaret, da. of the late Clayton William Feake Glyn, Esq. [see Glyn, Bart., cr. 1759, colls.] ; cr. C.B. 1889. 2, Ovington Gardens, S. IV. United Service and East India United Set-vice Chtbs. PREEDY, Vice-Adm. George William, C.B., son of the late Robert Preecly, Esq., of Hampton, Worcestershire; b. 1817; entered R.N. 1828 ; was commander H.M.S. " Duke of Wellington " in Baltic 1854-5 > served on shore at capture of Bomarsund, and commanded a div. 1UI Wllll.ll BCIVIVC I1C ICUC1VCU it U1U lllCUill 11U1I1 the Chamber of Commerce and Citizens of New York, and an illuminated address with gold box from city of New York : tit. 1864, Elizabeth, da. of G. W. Webber, Esq., Com. R.N. ; cr. C.B. civil 1858, military 1869. Park House, Budleigli Salterton, Devon. PRESTON, Capt. Jenico Edward, D.S.O. [see V. Gormanston], PRESTON, Maj.-Gen. Richard, C.B. ; b. 1827 ; ed. at Eton ; entered 44th Foot 1846, became Capt. 1854, Major 1855, Lieut.-Col. 1866, Col. 1877, and Maj.-Gen. (retired) 1885, served throughout Crimean Campaign 1854-5, (medal with three clasps, Legion of Honour, 5th class Medjidie, and Turkish medal), and in N. China Campaign 1860 (medal with clasp); was Mil. Sec. to Com. in Ch. of India 1876-80, and A. A. and Q.M.G. N. British Dist. 1880-5 : ' 1861, Emma Cecilia, da. of the Rev. A. W. Chatfield ; cr. C.B. 1879. UnittdStrvict Club. PRIMROSE, Hon. Bouverie Francis, C.B. [see E. Rosebery]. PRIMROSE, Henry William, C.S.I, [see E. Rosebery]. PRIMROSE, Gen. James Maurice, C.S.I. ; b. 1819 ; ed. at Sandhurst ; entered Army 1837, became Capt. 1848, Major iSss.Lieut.-Col. 1857, Col. 1862, Maj.-Gen. 1868, Lieut.-Gen. 1880, and Hon. Gen. 1882 ; served with 43rd Regt. in Kaffir War 1851-3, with Expedition to Orange River Sovereignty, present at battle of Berea (medal), and in command of 43rd Regt. in Cen- tral India 1858, present at surrender of Kirwee, action of Sahow, and attack on heights of Gopul- pora (medal); was Dep. Adj. -Gen. at Madras 1861-3, and Adj. -Gen. 1863-8, D.Q.M.G. in Egypt 1870-1, and Dep. Adj. -Gen. in Ireland 1871-4 ; commanded a Brig, at Aldershot 1874-6, and a Div. in India 1877-9 anc ' ' n Afghan War 1880, present at battle of Kandahar (medal) : in. 1857, Elizabeth, da. of the late Rev. George Hamilton de la Poer Beresford [see B. Decies, colls.] ; cr. C.S.I. 1863. (Gen. Primrose d. Nov. 25, 1892.) , __.j. Gordon Douglas, C.S., son of William Waugh Pritchard, Esq. ; b. 1835 ; ed. at King's Coll., London, and at Roy. Mil. Acad., Woolwich ; entered R. E. i8<;5, became Capt. 1862, Major 1864, Lieut. -Col. 1868, Col. 1876, Maj.-Gen. 1886, and Lieut.- Gen. 1890 ; retired 1891 ; served during Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (medal with two clasps), in China War 1860 (mentioned in despatches, and medal with two clasps), and in Abyssinian Ex- pedition 1868 (mentioned in despatches, and medal) : tit. 1863, Agnes Maria, da. of William Hinckes Cox, Esq., J.P., for Surrey ; cr. C.B. 1886. United Service Cli4b. PROTHEROE, Col. Montague, C.B., C.S.I., son of the late Evan Protheroe, Esq., of Lee, Kent; b. 1841; entered Madras Army 1858, became Capt. 1870, Major 1878, Lieut.-Col. 1884, and Col. 1886 ; served in Abyssinian Campaign, in Afghan Campaign 1879-80, and during Burmese Campaign 1886-7 (mentioned in despatches, medal); was D.A.G. Madras 1887-8, and Q.M.G. Madras 1888-91, since when he has commanded Hyderabad Contingent,, with local rank of Brig.-Gen. ; cr. C.S.I. iSSi, C.B. 1887. Bolantin, India; United Service, Naval and Military, and Junior United Ser- vice Clubs, PROVIS, Samuel Butler, C.B., son of Samuel Provis, Esq., of Bath; b. 1845 ; ed. at Queens' Coll., Camb. (B.A. 1869, M.A. 1872); Bar. Middle Temple 1866; is Assist. Sec. Local Govt. Board ; cr. C.B. 1887. 2, Lansdcnvne Place, Brunswick Square, IV.C. PUCKLE, Richard Kaye, C.I.E. ; b. 1830 ; ed. at Haileybury ; entered Madras Civil Ser. 1851, appointed Collector and Magistrate 1866, Director of Revenue Settlement 1874, and 2nd member of Board of Revenue 1879 ; retired 1881 ; cr. C.I.E. 1878. PURCELL, John Samuel, C.B., son of the late Dr. Purcell, of Carrick-on-Suir, co. Tipperary ; b. 1840 ; entered Inland Revenue 1856 ; was a Principal Clerk in Sec.'s Depart. 1876-83, since when he has been Controller of Stamps, and Registrar of Joint Stock Cos.; was a Member of Committee on Postage Stamps, and is much identified with the series issued in Jan., 1887 ; formerly Major London Irish Rifle Vol., of which Corps he was one of the pro- moters : in. 1868, Alice Fanny, youngest da. of the late Capt. Leighton Kennett ; cr. C. B. 1 888. 1 8, Blessington Road, Blackheath, S.E. : Constitutional Club. PUTON, Fran9ois Alfred, C.I.E., son of the late Mons. Michel Ernest Puton, a natura- list, of Remiremont, Vosges (France); /'. 1832 : entered School of Forestry at Nancy 1851,. appointed Professor there 1868, and has been since 1882 Inspector-Gen, and Director thereof;, has received the Orders of the Legion of Honour, the Merite Agricole (of France), the Couronne (of Roumania), the Leopold (of Belgium), St. Stanislaus (of Russia), and the Couronne (of Italy), and is a member of Academy of Legis- lation of Toulouse, of the Academy of Stanislaus, and of the Societe Nationaled'Agri- culture de France; cr. C.I.E. 1885. Forest School, Nancy, France. PYM, Maj.-Gen. Frederick George, C.B.> son of the late Richard Elsworthy Pym, Esq., Com. R.N. ; b. 18 ; entered R.M. 1848, be- came Capt. 1859, Major 1860, Lieut.-Col. 1871, Col. 1877, and Maj.-Gen. 1879 ; served in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with three clasps, Legion of Honour, 5th class Medjidie, and Turkish medal), and in command of a detach- ment in Indian Mutiny 1857-8 (six times men- tioned in despatches, medal, and thanked by Gov.-Gen. in Council); has silver medal of Roy, Humane So. for saving life in 1856 ; was an A.D.C. to H.M. 1878-9: m. ist, 1861, Mary
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