842 COMPANION AGE. of the late James Spence, Esq. ; b. 1814 ; en- tered 3ist Regt. as Ensign 1829, became Capt. 1844, Major 1855, Lieut.-Col. 1856, and Col. and Major-Gen. 1863 ; served with 3151 Regt. in Crimean Campaign 1855, and commanded it from i3th Nov. in that year (medal with clasp, Legion of Honour, 5th class Medjidie and Turkish medal), and in command of 3151 Regt. throughout Campaign in N. China 1860 (pre- sent at the action of Sinho and storming of Tangku, medal with clasp for the Taku Forts and C.B.), and in operations against the Taep- ings near Shanghai in April and May, 1862, which resulted in taking the stockade at Nanhsiang, capture by escalade of the walled cities of Kadin, Tsinpoo, Tsolin, and the forti- fied town of Najow, and the affair at Nanhsiang; is a J.P. for Surrey : tn. 1858, Henrietta, da. of John Golden, Esq., late of Caenby Hall, Lincolnshire ; cr. C. B. 1861. Lime Lodge, Engle field Green, Staines; United Sei-vice Club. SPRAGGE, Major Basil Edward, D.S.O., son of the late F. H. Spragge, Esq., J.P., of Paignton, Devon ; b. 1852 ; ed. at Cheltenham Coll., and at Trin. Coll., Camb. ; entered sist L. I. 1872, became Capt. 1881, and Major 1889 ; served in Jowaki Expedition 1877 (medal with olasp), in Afghan War 1878-80 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp), and with Burmah Expedition 1886-8, as D.A.A.G. (mentioned in despatches, medal with 2 clasps, Brevet Major) : in. 1892, Anne Ingham, da. of Edward Brook, Esq., of Hoddom, Dumfries-shire ; cr. D.S.O. 1887. Naval and Military Club. SPURGIN, Lieut. -Gm. John Blick, C.B., C.S.I., son of the late John Spurgin, Esq., M.D., of Great Cumberland Place, W. and Orplands, Bradwell, Essex ; b. 1821 entered Indian Army 1842, and H.M.'s Service i852, became Capt. 1856, Major and Lieut.-Col. 1858, Col. 1865, Maj.-Gen. 1870, and Lieut. -Gen. (retired) 1883 ; served in Burmese War 1852-3 (medal with clasp), and throughout Indian Mutiny campaign 1857-8, present at defence of Lucknow (medal with clasp and thanked by Gov. Gen. in Council) : tn. 1848, Emma, who d. 1886, da. of Henry W.ikefield, Esq. ; cr. C.S.I. 1870, C.B. 1871. 167, I'ictoria Street, S. IV.; Junior United Service Club. STAGE, Lieut.-Col. Edward Vincent, C.B., son of Col. W. C. Stace, R.E. ; b. 1841 ; entered R.A. 1861, and Bom. S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1870, became Capt. 1873, Major 1881, and Lieut.- Col. 1887 ; is ist Assist. Political Resident at Aden, and Political Agent and Consul for Somali Coast from Tajoura to Ras Hafun ; cr. C.B. 1890. Aden, India. STANDEN, Edward James, C.B., son of the late Edward Standen, Esq. ; b. 1836 ; ed. at King's Coll., London ; served with Turkish Contingent Engineers at Kertch and Yenitkale in Crimea 1.855-6 (medal); was Sec. at Galatz to British Commr. on European Commn. of the Danube 1857-72, Resident Director in Paris to represent H.M.'s Govt. Council of Suez Canal Co. 1876-88, and a Member of Man- aging Committee thereof 1888-91 : m. 18 ; cr. C.B. 1891. Fairbank, Christchurch, Hants; GrosPenor Club. STANFORD, Walter Ernest Mortimer, C.M.G., son of William Stan r ord, Esq.; b. 1850 ; served as Capt. of Levies in Gcaleka War 1877-8 (medal), and as Comdt. 1880-81 ; was Member of Native Laws and Customs Commn. 1880-82, and employed on special ser. in Pondoland 1884, where he negotiated a treaty 1886; has been Ch. Magistrate of Griqualand East since 1885 ; cr. C.M.G. 1892. Griqualand East, Cape of Good Ho^e. STANHOPE, Col. Walter Thomas William Spencer, C.B. , son of John Spencer Stanhope, Esq., of Cannon Hall, Barnsley ; b. 1827 ; ed. at Eton, and at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. ist class Mathematics 1848, M.A. 1851); formerly Capt. ist W. York Yeo. Cav.; sat as M.P. for York- shire, W. Riding, S. Div. (C) 1872-80, which Div. he unsuccessfully contested 1865 and 1868; is Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Col. 2nd Vol. Batn.York and Lancaster Regt., and a J.P., aD.L., and a County Alderman for W. Riding of Yorkshire : III. 1856, Elizabeth, who d. 1880, da. of Sir John Jacob Buxton, 2nd Bart. ; cr. C.B. 1887. Cannon Hall, Barnsley; 77. Harley Street, IV. ; Carlton and Travellers' Clubs. STANNUS, Gen. Henry James, C.B., son of the late Very Rev. James Stannus, D.D.. Dean of Ross; b. 1824; entered Army 1840, became Capt. and Major 1850, Lieut.-Col. 1854, Col. 1860, Maj.-Gen. 1868, Lieut.-Gen. 1877, and Gen. 1879 ; served in Afghanistan Campaign 1842 (medal), in Gwalior Campaign 1843-4 (bronze star, and mentioned in despatches), throughout Sutlej Campaign i845-6(medal with three clasps), in Expedition to Kote Kangra 1846, and in Punjab Campaign 1848-9 (men- tioned in despatches, and medal with two clasps) ; present at Meerut at outbreak of Sepoy Mutiny 1857 ; cr. C.B. 1869. United Service CTiib. STANTON. Capt. Henry Ernest, D.S.O., son of the Rev. William Henry Stanton, R. of Hasleton, Gloucestershire ; b. 1861 ; ed. at Marl- borough, and at Roy. Mil. Acad., Woolwich ; entered R.A. 1881, and became Capt. 1890; served in Burmah Campaign 1885-7 (mentioned , in despatches, medal with two clasps) ; cr. D.S.O. 1887. STAVRIDES, Constantine George, C.M.G.; b. 1827 ; studied Oriental and European Lan- guages and Mussulman Law ; was employed as Interpreter by Turkish Govt. 1850-5 ; at- tached to British Embassy at Constantinople 1855, and accompanied Lord Napier on a Special Mission to Salonica ; appointed Drago- man to Embassy at Constantinople 1855, and in 1876 received the additional appointment of Translator to the Embassy ; in 1881 became Sup. of Assist. Dragomans at the Consulate Gen. ; was naturalised as a British subject Sept. 1881 ; cr. C.M.G. 1885. British Consulate, Constantinople. STEAD, Lieut.-Col. Alfred James,/?. 6". O., son of the Rev. Alfred Stead, R. of Ovingdean ; $.1845 ; entered Bengal Army 1861, became Capt. 1870, Major 1881, and Lieut.-Col. 1887 ; served with Bhootan Expedition 1864-5 (medal), during Afghan War 1878-80 (medal), with Burmese Expedition 1885-7 (mentioned in despatches), and with Hazara Field Force 1891 (mentioned iu despatches) : nt. 1878, Nora Ellen, da. of Col. Philip Henry Farrell Harris, C.B. ; cr. D.S.O. 1887. STEDMAN, Col. Edward, C.B. ; b. 1842 ; entered R.A. 1860, transferred to B.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1867, became Capt. 1872, Major 1880, Lieut.-Col. iSSi.andCol. 1885: served in Hazara Campaign 1868 (medal with clasp), in Afghan War 1878-80, with 2nd Bazar Expedition, pre- sent at defence of Jagdalak, operations against Asmatoolah Khan, march from Cabul to Kanda- har, and battle of Kandahar (thrice mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp, bronze star. Brevet Lieut.-Col.), and with Burmah Expedi- tion in command of Shan Column (mentioned in despatches, clasp) ; was Inspector-Gen, of Police in Burmah 1887-91 ; appointed Q.M.G., India. 1892; cr. C.B. 1887. Calcutta; East India United Ser^'ice Club. STEPHEX, Alexander Condie, C.B., C.M.G., youngest son of Oscar Leslie Stephen,
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