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852 COMPANIONAGE. despatches, Brevet Lieut. -Col. medal with clasp); commanded Deolali Depot, Bombay, 1880-2, and 8th and 4oth Regt. Dists. 1887-92: m. 1873, Julia, da. of the late J. Lucas, Esq., of Regent's Park, N.W.; cr. C.B. 1887. Junior United Service Club. TWYNAM, Col. Philip Alexander An- struther, C.B., son of the late Thomas Holloway Twynam, Esq., R.N. ; b. 1832 ; ed. at Scientific Training Coll., Hoddesdon, and has passed Staff Coll.; entered i sth Foot 1851, became Capt. 1858, Major 1868, Lieut. -Col. 1876, and Col. 1881 (h.p. 1889) ; retired 1890; commanded his Regt. 1876-81 ; was D.A.Q.M.G. at Aldershot 1861-6, and on Q.M.G.'s staff, Ireland, 1869 ; officially thanked for services in connection with convict establishment, Gibraltar 1868, and also when in command of troops during Lancashire Riots 1878; served as A.A. and Q.M.G. in Egypt 1882 (medal, mentioned in despatches, C.B., 3rd class Osmanieh) ; commanded I5th Regt. Dist. 1883-4 ; wasA.A.G. and Ch. Staff Officer, S. Dist. 1884-9 : '" J 862, Elizabeth Annie, da. of the late Capt.W. H. Whitehead, H.E.I. C.S.; cr. C.B. 1882. Army and Navy and Junior Constitutional Clubs. TWYNAM, William Crofton, C.M.G.; b. 18 ; appointed Writer toGovt. of Ceylon 1845, Assist. Govt. Agent at Jaffra 1848, Assist. Govt. Agent at Hambantota 1854, and at Manaar 1856, and Govt. Agent N.W. Provinces 1868, since when he has been Govt. Agent of Northern Province; cr. C.M.G. 1884. Northern Pro- vince, Ceylon. TYNDALL, Maj.-Gen. Henry, C.B., son of the late William Tyndall, Esq., of 2nd Dragoon Guards ; b. 1833 ; entered Bengal Army 1852, became Capt. 1864, Major 1872, Lieut. -Col. 1878, Col. 1882, and Maj.-Gen. (retired) 1884 ; served in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (medal), with expedition against Mahsood Wuzeerees 1860 (medal with clasp), and in Afghan Campaign 1878-9 (medal with clasp) : m. 1866, Alice Harriet, da. of the Rev. J. C. Aldrich, of Ipswich ; cr. C.B. 1879. The Causeway, Horsham ; East India United Ser- vice Club. UPCHER, Col. Russell, D.S.O., son of H. R. Upcher, Esq., of Shiringham Hall, Norfolk ; b. 1844 ; ed. at Harrow ; entered 24th Regt. 1862, became Capt. 1871, Major (S. Wales Borderers) 1878, Lieut.-Col. 1882, Col. 1886, and Col. Comdg. ist Batn. Durham L.I. 1888 (h.-p. 1892); served in S. African War i877-g(four times mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp), and in Burmah Campaign 1886-7 (mentioned in despatches, D.S.O.); cr. D.S.O. 1887. Naval and Military Club. UPPERTON, Col. John, C.B., son of the late Robert Upperton, Esq., of Westburton, Sussex ; b. 1838 ; entered Bengal Army 1854, became Capt. 1866, Major 1874, Lieut.-Col. 1880, and Col. 1884 ; commanded a body of Irregular Troops in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8, and served throughout Oude Campaign 1858-9 (medal with clasp) in China War 1860 (medal with two clasps and thanked by French Com.- in-Ch.) ; served on N. W. Frontier in India (medal with clasp); in 1869 accompanied H. H. The Ameer Sher All, of Cabul, to Umballa, on the occasion of his visit to the Viceroy (thanked by Govt.) ; appointed to Political Charge of H. E. the Envoy, from the Ameer of Kabul, to India, 1873 ; specially employed on a Mission to Baluchistan, 1876 ; served in Egyptian Cam- paign i882(medal with clasp 3rd class Medjidie, Egyptian medal) ; represented Govt. of India with representatives of Foreign Nations invited to attend the Military Manoeuvres in India 1885-6 ; cr. C.B. 1882. United Service, and Naval and Military Clubs. URQUHART, Maj.-Gen. Francis Gregory, C.B., son of the late John Urquhart, Esq., of Craigston, Aberdeen; b. 1813; entered Army 1831, became Capt. 1837, Major 1851, Lieut.- Col. 1855, Col. 1860, and Maj.-Gen. 1866 ; served in Crimean Campaign 1855 (medal with clasp 5th class Medjidie, and Turkish and Sardinian medals), and in China Campaign 1860 (medal with two clasps) : m. 18 , Rachel Louisa, da. of the late H. D. Forbes, Esq., of Balgow- nie, co. Aberdeen [see B. Sempill, colls.] ; cr. C.B. 1861. VALENTINE, Francis Alfred, D.S.O. . son of the Rev. William Valentine, V. of Whixley, Yorkshire; b. 1858; entered R.N. 1871, and became Lieut. 1882 ; served in " Boadicea " during Zulu War 1879 (medal), in command of boats of " Osprey " when on detached service for suppression of slave trade in Red Sea, Zan- zibar and Mafia Channels, Ccmmoru Islands, and E. Coast of Arabia 1883-!;, and with Yonnie Expedition 1887 in command of Naval Brig., being present at capture of Robari, Ronietto, and other towns ; cr. D.S.O. 1888. VANDELEUR, Maj.-Gen. John Ormsby, C.B., onl>-;son of the late Lieut.-Col. Robert Vandeleur, of Spring Fort, co. Cork ; b. 1832 ; entered 35th Regt. 1851, became Capt. 1859, Major 1872, Lieut.-Col. ist Batn. Sussex Regt. 1880, Col. 1884, and Maj.-Gen. (retired) 1887; served in Egyptian War 1882 (medal and bronze star), and in Nile Expedition 1884-5 (clasp and C.B.) ; cr. C.B. 1885. 26, Coventry Strttt,W. ; Junior United Service Club. VANSITTART, Vice-Adm. Edward Weslby, C.B., son of Vice-Adm. Henry Vansittart, of Eastwood, Canada; b. 1818 ; entered R.X. 1831, became Com. 1849, Capt. 1856 (retired 1873), Rear-Adm. 1874, and Vice-Adm. 1879; served in operations in China 1842 (medal), and in Black Sea 1854-5 (medal) ; in 1855 destroyed a piratical Chinese fleet (clasp); in command of " Ariadne " escorted H.R. H. Prince of Wales to and from American Continent 1860 ; cr. C.B. 1867. Brierden, Selden Road, //"<>;- thing; . -1 riy and Navy, United Service, and Maryborough Clubs. VAN STRAUBENZEE, Col. Turner, C.B., son of the late Col. Henry Van Straubenzee, of Spennithorne Hall, Bedale [B. Wrottesley] ; b. 1838 ; entered R.A. 1855, became Capt. 1863, Major 1872, Lieut.-Col. 1881, and Col. 1885 ; commanded .R.A. of Indian contingent in Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal with clasp and 3rd class Medjidie) ; has commanded a 2nd class Dist., Madras, since 1891, with rank of Brig.-Gen. ; m. 1877, Florinda Harriette, da. of W. J. Hamilton, Esq., of 12, Newbold Terrace East, Leamington ; cr. C.B. 1882. Madras; Spennithorne Hall, Bedale; Army and Navy Club. VIALLS, Lieut.-Gen. George Courtney, C.B., son of the late Rev. Thomas Vialls, of Radnor House, Twickenham ; b. 1824 ; entered Army 1843, became Capt. 1853, Major 1856, Lieut.-Col. 1858, Col. 1865, and Maj.-Gen. 1870; and Lieut.-Gen. (retired) 1882 ; served with 95th Regt. in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (severely wounded, medal with two clasps and Turkish medal), and in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1858 (five times mentioned in despatches, and medal with clasp) ; commanded his Regt. 1871-5: ;//. 1850, Sophie Louisa, youngest da. of Sir Henry Thomas'Oakes, 3rd Bart.; cr. C.B. 1877. Teddington House, Teddington; Army and Navy Club. VII.LIERS, Francis John, C.M.G. ; b. 1851 ; was a clerk in Colonial Office 1869-75, Private Sec. to Administrator of Govt. of Griqua-