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856 COMPAXIONAGE. R.E. 1866, became Capt. 1878, Major 1882, and Lieut. -Col. 1892 ; served in Soudan 1874-5 ; employed in War Office 1875-8, as A.D.C. to Gen. Sir Lintorn Simmons, G.C.B., 1878-80, in India Office 1880-3, an d on special service during Egyptian Campaign 1882 (medal with clasp, 4th Class Medjidie, Khedive's Star) ; served inEgyptian Army 1883-6 : wasGov.-Gen. of Red Sea Littoral 1886 (rank of Pasha, 3rd Class Osmanieh) ; is an Assist. Inspector Gen. of Fortifications at Head Quarters : /. 1880, Genevieve, da. of the late Rev. R. Gook ; cr. C.M.G. 1887. Junior United Service Club. WATT, Corny. -Gen. Fitzjames Edward, C.B., son of the late Corny. Gen. James Duff Watt ; b. 1822 ; entered Commissariat Depart. 1839, became Dep. Assist. Corny. -Gen. 1843, Assist.Comy.-Gen. 1855, Dep. Comy.-Gen. 1862, and Comy.-Gen. 1878; retired 1883; served at Cape of Good Hope, and Mauritius, and in N. S. Wales, Turkey, and Hong Kong, and held at various times the Civil Appointments of District Paymaster of Board of Works dur- ing Relief Operations in Ireland, Sup. Bullion , Depart. Roy. Mint, Sydney Branch, Auditor of Revenue Accounts, Gibraltar, and Chm. of I Board of Visitors of Convict Establishment in that Colony ; was Sec. to Committee for re- I organising the Commissariat 1858, Staff Offi- j cer of Commissariat Staff Corps at War Office 1858-64, and Comy.-Gen. on Staff at Head- quarters 1878-83 ; cr. C.B. 1880. Hilltop, Headington Hill, Oxford; Junior Unite d Service Club. WATT, George, C.I.E., M.D. ; b. 1851 ; M.B., C.M. 1871 ; was Professor of Botany at the Calcutta Univ. 1873-83, employed in botani- cal exploration of Manipur 1882-3, ar >d for some time specially attached, as Scientific Officer, to Govt. of India in Depart, of Revenue and Agri- ' culture ; was in charge of Indian Section of 1 Calcutta International Exhibition 1884, and of | the Imperial (Indian) Section of Colonial and Indian Exhibition 1886 ; appointed Reporter on Economic Products, to Govt. of India 1887 ; is a Goy. of the Imperial Institute ; author of | "A Dictionary of the Economic Products of, India" ; cr. C.I.E. 1886. Savage Club. WAUCHOPE, Col. Andrew Gilbert, C.., C.Jf.G., son of Andrew Wauchope, Esq., of Niddryo, Liberton, near Edinburgh ; b. 1846 ; entered the Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1865, and became Capt. 1878, Major ist Batn. 1884, Lieut.-Col. 1884, and Col. 1888 ; served in Ashantee War 1873 (severely wounded, mentioned in despatches, and medal with clasp), in Soudan Campaign 1884, and in Nile Expedition 188; (wounded); was British Dele- gate to Sultan's Lands Enquiry in Cyprus 18^9- 80 ; unsuccessfully contested Edinburghshire (C) 1892; is a D.L. for Edinburghshire: ?. 1882, Elytia Ruth, who d. 1883, da. of Sir Thomas Erskine. 2nd Bart. ; cr. C.M.G. 1880, C.B. 1889. Niddrie Marischal, Liberton, Midlothian; Army and Navy Club. WAY, Col. Nowell Fitz Upton, C.B., el. son of the late Holroyd Fitzwilliam Way, Esq., and grandson of the late B. Way, Esq., of Den- ham Place, Bucks; b. 1838; entered R. M.L.I. 1855, became Capt. 1868 Major 1880, Lieut.- Col. 1883, Col. 1887, Col. 2nd Comdt. 1889, and Col. Comdt. 1892 ; served in Suakin Expedition 1884 ; commanded 2nd Batn. R.M.L.I. at Suez 1884-5 ! served in Suakin Campaign 1885, and com. R.M. Batn. during latter part of opera- tions : in. 1871, Mary Anne Louisa, da. of the late Lieut.-Col. G. Nelson Prior, 2ist Bombay N.I. ; cr. C.B. 1885. Junior United Service Club. WEBBER, Maj.-Gen. Charles Edmund, C.B., son of the Rev. T. Webber, of Leekfield, co. Sligo; b. 1838; entered R.E. 1855, became Capt. 1862, Major 1872, Lieut.-Col. 1880, Col. 1884 (h.p. 1885), and Maj.-Gen. (retired) 1885 : served in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-9 (medal with clasp, three times mentioned in. despatches, and thanked by Govt. of Bombay) ; was a Professor of Mil. Topography at Roy. Mil. Acad. Woolwich 1861-6 ; accompanied' the Head-Quarters of Prussian Army in Austro- Prussian Campaign 1866 ; attached to Roy. Commn. of Paris Universal Exhibition 1867 ; commanded R.E. employed on Postal Tele- graphs, 1870-9 ; was a Juror at Paris Exhibition 1878, a Roy. Commr. at Paris Exhibition 1881, and Pres. for 1882 of So. of Telegraph Engi- neers and Electricians ; served as an A. A. and Q.M.G. in Zululand, Natal, and the Transvaal 1879 (mentioned in despatches, and medal wioh clasp), and as A. A. and Q.M.G. at Army head- quarters (for Telegraphy), with Egyptian Expe- ditionary Force 1882 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp, C.B., and 3rd class Medjidie), and as A.A. and A.Q.M.G., and Director sf Army Telegraphs with Nile Expedition 1884-5 (clasp): m. ist, i86i,the Hon. Alice Augusta Gertrude Hanbury-Tracy, who d. 1877, da. of 2nd Baron Sudeley ; 2nd, 18 , Sarah Elizabeth, widow of R. Stainbank, Esq., and da. of the late J. Gunn, Esq., of the East Indies ; cr. C.B. 1882. 17, Egerton Gardens, South Kensing- ton, S. V. ; United Service and Brooks' s Clubs. WEBSTER, Col. Arthur George, C.B., 3rd son of the late James Webster, D.L. and J.P. for co. Gloucester ; b. 1837 ; ed. at Cheltenham Coll. ; formerly Lieut. - Col. Comdg. igth Hussars ; retired 1884, with Hon. rank of Col.; served in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (medal and letter of thanks from Govt.). in Egyptian Expedition 1882 (mentioned in des- patches, medal with clasp, bronze star, and 4th, class Osmanieh), and in Soudan Campaign 1884 (clasp and mentioned in despatches) : >. 1889, Mona Hortense, da. of the late Col. A. F. Wyatt, C.B. ; cr. C.B. 1884. Junior Unitid Service Club. WEBSTER, Edmund Forster, C.I.E., soa of the late James Webster, Esq., J.P., D.L. T of Hatherley Court, Gloucestershire ; entered M.C.S. 1857, and retired 1887 ; was a Member of Committee on Irrigation Questions with Famine Commn. 1878-9, and Sec. to Famine Code Commn. 1881-2 ; appointed member of Forest Bill Committee and of Local Govt. Committse 1882, Ch. Sec. to Govt. and Fellow of Madras Univ. 1884, and Member of Council of Fort St. George 1886 ; cr. C.I.E. 1888. 32, Lennox Gardens, Pont Street, S. W. ; East India United Service and Wellington Clubs. WELDON, Col. Thomas, C.I.E. [see Weldon, Bart.]. WELMAN, Maj.-Gen. William Henry Dowling Reeves, C.B., son of the late Major Harvey Welman, of the syth Regt. ; b. 1828 ; entered Army 1847, became Capt. 1857, Major 1865, Lieut.-Col. 1875, and Col. 1880 ; retired as Maj.-Gen. 1882 ; served in India, China, Australia and the Cape, and commanded 2nd Bat. Wiltshire Regt. throughout the Zulu War 1879 (medal with clasp): m. 1857, Sarah, da. of the late Ralph Hincks, Esq., of Suir Kew, co. Waterford; cr. C.B. 1870. Cheriton t near Hythe. VE.uss,A/aj.-Gen. Henry Manley. C.B.; b. 1831 ; entered Bengal Army 1848, became Capt. 1861, Major 1868, Lieut.-Col. 1874. Col. 1879, and Maj.-Gen. 1890; served in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857 (medal with clasp), and in Afghan Campaign 1879-80 (medal) ; con>