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COMPANION AGE. ROBERTSON, Col. James Peter, C.B., son of the late Duncan Robertson, Esq., of Carron- Vale, Stirling ; b. 18 ; served with 3ist Regt. in Sutlej Campaign 1845-6 (medal with three clasps), in Crimean Campaign 1855 (medal with clasp and Turkish medal), in command of Mil. Train acting as Cav. in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (medal with two clasps, frequently men- tioned in despatches and a year's service) : in. 18 , da. of the late John Churchill, Esq., of Bur- lington Street, V. ; cr. C. 6.1858. Army and Navy Club. ROBERTSON, Commissary - Gen. James Scott, C.B.; b. 18 ; served as Purveyor-in-Ch. to Army in Turkey and Crimea 1855-6, as Pur- veyor-in-Ch. to Army 1856-70, as Dep. Con- troller in S. District 1870-2, as Controller at Malta 1872-4 and Ireland 1874-6, and as Commy.- Gen. in Ireland 1876-80 : in. 1879, Fanny, da. of the late John Downing, Esq., Judge of Supreme Court of Kandian provinces ; cr. C.B. 1869. ROBERTSON, Col. John, C.I.E.; l>. 1837 ; enlisted in 42nd Highlanders 1853 ; served (z) throughout Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal, with three clasps, and Turkish medal), and (zY) in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (medal with clasp); transferred to Bengal unattached list 1860; appointed Ch. Clerk in Office of Q.M.G. inlndia 1863 ; became D.A. Corny. 1871, Assist. Corny. 1874, Dep. Corny, and Hon. Capt. 1876, Hon. Major 1881, Hon. Lieut.-Col. 1887, and Hon. Col. 1888 ; was Assist. Mil. Account- ant Gen. to Govt. of India 1877-88 ; appointed Pres. of Simla Municipality 1891 ; awarded Em- press Commemoration Silver Medal in recogni- tion of services rendered at Imperial assemblage at Delhi, Jan. 1877 : ;. 1861, Marie Frederique, da. of Mons. M. Gumbert, of Colmar, Alsace ; cr. C.I.E. 1882. Sivila, India. ROBERTSON, Col. John Leslie, C.B., son of the late Dr. Donald Robertson, of Dunkeld ; b. 1838 ; ed. at Perth Acad. ; entered Service 1855, became Dep. Comy.-Gen. and Hon. Col. 1885, and Comy.-Gen. (retired) 1887 ; served in Crimean Campaign 1855-6, in New Zealand War 1863-5, including capture of Rangiriri and other affairs (medal), and as Senior Commissariat Officer in Suakin Expedition 1885 (medal and clasp, bronze star, twice mentioned in despatches, and promoted Dep. Corny. -Gen.) ; in. ist, 1862, Annie Wilhelmina, da. of the late William Bunbury Gresley Lavers ; 2nd, 1873, Carolina Aurelia, da. of the late Don Carlos Melhado, of Truxillo ; cr. C.B. 1886. Butter- glen, Dunkeld. N.B. ; Junior A riny and Navy Club. ROBINSON, Col. Charles Walker, C.B. [see Robinson, Bart., cr. 1884]. ROBINSON, Frederic Lacy, C.B., son of the late Rev. Isaac Banks Robinson, of Long Melford; b. 1840; entered Inland Revenue Depart. 1857, became Joint Sec. 1882, a Commr. of Inland Revenue 1883, and Dep. Cam. 1892 : m. 1867, Julia, da. of the late George Holhns, Esq. ; cr. C.B. 1891. U T etkerden House, Oak- hill Road, Putney, S. W. ROBINSON, Henry, C.B.; b. 1818; entered Commissariat Depart.of Army i844,became Dep. Controller 1870 ; served in Kaffir War 1848, as Assist. Mil. Sec. to Sir George Cathcart (medal), in ChinaWar 1859-61 (medal), and in Abyssinian War 1867-8 (medal) : in. 1859, Laura Jessie, who d. 1889, da. of the Rev. J. C. Lucena (V. of Anstey, Warwick), of Windlesham ; cr. C. B. 1863. 19, GwendiurRoad, If. Kensington, ] r . ; Army and Navy and Unionist Clubs. ROBINSON, Vincent Joseph, C.I.E., son of Vincent Robinson, Esq., merchant of Lon- don ; b. 1829 ; formerly in East India trade ; is a F.S.A., a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, and an active promoter in encourage- ment of Arts and Manufactures of India and of their spread in Europe ; cr. C.I.E. 1891. Ho/>e- dene,Felday, Dorking; Dei'onshireand Xortli- brook Clubs. ROBINSON, Col. Wellesley GordonValker, C.B.,son of the late Adm. C. G. Robinson; b. 1839 ; ed. at Roy. Naval Sch., New Cross; en- tered Commissariat Depart, of Army 1855, be- came a Dep. Comy.-Gen. 1882, Hon. Col. 1885, Comy.-Gen. 1887, and Col. ranking as Maj.- Gen.) Army Ser. Corps 1888 ; retired 1892 ; served in Crimean Campaign 1855-6 (medal with clasp, Turkish medal) ; in Perak Campaign 1875-6 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp), at Natal during Transvaal Rebellion 1881, and in Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal with clasp, mentioned in despatches, 3rd class Osmanieh) ; was D.A.G. for Reserve Depot at Woolwich 1889-92: in. 1870, Annie, da. of the late Col. Thomas Smith, C.B. ; cr. C.B. 1882. National Club. ROCKE, Maj.- Gen. James Harwood, C.B., son of the Rev. R. Rocke, Rector of Staverton, co. Northampton ; b. 1829 ; ed. at Rugby ; entered Army 1848, and retired as Lieut. -CoL (h. p.) from iSth Foot, Col. 1877, and Maj.- Gen. 1887; retired 1891 ; served in Kaffir War 1851-3, in New Zealand War 1863-6 (mentioned in Gen. orders and despatches), in Egyptian. Campaign 1882 as Dep. Judge Advocate-Gen, with rank of Brig. -Gen. (medal with clasp, mentioned in despatches, C.B., and 2nd class Medjidie) ; was Dep. judge Advocate-Gen, at Headquarters (London) 1882-7, and In- spector-Gen, of Recruiting June to Sept. 18 1857, Philip. Sir Charles Denham Orlando Jephson-Norreys, and 1888-91 1857, Philippa Maria, da. of ist Bart.; cr. C.B. 1882. Teneriffe House, Exmouth, Devon ; United Service and A riny and Navy Clubs. RODNEY, Lictit.-Gen. George Brydges r C.B. [see B. Rodney, colls.]. ROE, Dep. Surg.- Gen. Samuel Black, C.B., el. son of George Roe, Esq., of Bally- connell, co. Cavan ; b. 1830 ; ed. at Trin. Coll., Dublin (B.A. 1852); L.R.C.S. Ireland 1855, entered Med. Depart, of Army'iSss, became Surg. 1869, Surg.-Maj. 1873, Brig.-Surg. 1881, and Dep. Surg. -Gen. 1885 ; retired 1890 ; served with Q2nd Highlanders in Crimean Campaign 1855, in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1858, in Afghan Campaign 1879-80 (medal), and in S. African War 1881 ; was High Sheriff of co. Cavan, 1892;^. C.B. 1881 ;Bally- connell House, Ballyconnell, co. Cavan ; Naval and Military Club. ROFFEY, James, C.B. ; b. 18 ; entered R.N. as Assist. Engineer 1852, became Engi- neer 1857, Ch. Engineer 1860, Insp. of Machi- nery 1879 and Ch. Insp. 1883 ; retired 1888 ; served in China War 1854 (medal), and in Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal with clasp and bronze star) ; cr. C.B. 1882. ROGERS, Surg. -Capt. Frederick Arthur, D.S.O., son of the late Moses Rogers, Esq., Dep. Inspector-Gen, of Hospitals, Madras ; b. 1861 ; is Surg. (now Surg. -Capt.) Indian Med. Ser. ; served in Burmah War i886-g (mentioned in despatches), and with Chin Lushai Expedition 1890 : in. 1892, Janet Felicia, da. of John Churchill, Esq., of Wimbledcn ; cr. D.S.O. 1890. ROGERS, Lieut.-Col. George William, D.S.O.; b. 1843; entered R.A. 1862, trans- ferred to B.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1868, became Capt. 187^4, Major 1879, anc | Lieut.-Col. 1888 ;. served with Looshai Expedition 1871-2 (medal with clasp), during Afghan War 1878-80 (men- tioned in despatches, medal with three clasps,