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862 COMPANIONAGE. Foreign Office 1838 ; accompanied his father to Portugal, who was employed 1846-7 in giving correct information to the English Gov. respect- ing the mil. events which took place in that country ; was a member of Commn. which sat 1883, and became Capt. Welsh Regt. 1890; served during Burmah Campaign 1885-7 (twice mentioned in despatches) ; is an Instructor in Fortification at Roy. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ;. cr. D.S.O. 1887. bronze star), and with Afghan Frontier Commn. 80. Athenceiun Club. WYLIE, Lieut.-Col. Henry, C.S.L, son of the late MacleodWylie, Esq., Barrister-at-Law ; b. 1844; entered Bengal Army 1861, became Capt. 1870, Major 1881, and Lieut.-Col. 1887 ; served in Umbeyla Campaign 1863, as a Vol. in Bhootan Expediton 1865 (medal with three clasps), in Abyssinian Campaign 1868 (medal), in Hazara Expedition 1868, in Meeranzai Expe- dition i86q, as Political Officer throughout Afghan War 1878-80 (twice mentioned in de- spatches, medal), and in Baluchistan on Political duty 1875-8 ; is British Resident in Nepal : m. 1871, Melian, da. of John Massy, Esq., of Kings- well House, near Tipperary ; cr. C.S.I. 1881. Nepal, India; East India United Service Club. WYLLIE, Major William Hutt Curzon, C.f.E., youngest son of the late Gen. Sir William Wyllie, G.C.B. ; b. 1848 ; ed. at Marlborough, and at Roy. Mil. Coll., Sand- hurst; is Major I.S.C., and Political Agent in Rajputana; served in Political Depart, under Sir Robert Sandeman in Biluchistan and S. Afghanistan during Afghan War 1870-80, was sometime Mil. Sec. to Gov. of Madras [Rt. Hon. W. P. AdamJ, and afterwards Private Sec. to Mr. Hudleston, Acting Gov. : m. _i88i, Kath- arine Georgiana, second da. of David Fremantle Carmichael, Esq., M.C.S.; cr. C.I.E. 1881. Kotah, Rajputana, India; Army and Naz>y Club. WYNDHAM, George Hugh, C.B., son of the late Col. Charles Wyndham ; b. 1836 ; ed. at Harrow, and at Oxford Univ. ; entered Diplo. Ser. 1857, became a 2nd Sec. 1868, and Sec. of Legation 1875 ; was successively Sec. of Em- | bassy at St. Petersburgh and Constantinople, and has been several times Charge d'AfFaires ; was Min. Res. in Servia 1885-6, and Envoy Extraor. and Min. Plen. to the same Court 1 886-8, when he was transferred to Rio de Janeiro ; is a J.P. for West Sussex : m. 1863, Charlotte Elizabeth, da. of the late Rev. the Hon. William Hugh Scott [see B. Pol- warth] ; cr. C.B. 1878. British Legation, Rio de Janeiro; Rogate Lodge, Petersfield; Arthur's and St. James's Clubs. WYNNE, Col. Arthur Singleton, C.B., son of the late Capt. John Wynne, R.A. ; b. 1846; entered Army 1863, became Capt. 1871, Brevet Major 1879, Brevet. Lieut.-Col. 1885, and Col. 1889 ; served with Jowaki Expedition 1877 (mentioned in despatches, medal _ with clasp), during Afghan War 1878-9 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp, Brevet Major), during S. African War 1882, and with Soudan Expedition 1884-5 (mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp, bronze star, Brevet Lieut.- Col.) ; was D.A.A.G. Head Quarters 1886-91 ; is A.A.G. at the Curragh : m. 1886, Emily Mary, da. of the late Charles Colville Turner, Esq.; cr. C.B. 1891. The Curragh, co. Kil- dare ; A riuy and Navy Club. WYNYARD, Capt. Edward George, D.S.O. , son of the late William Wynyard, Esq., J.P., of Hursley, Winchester ; I. 1861 ; entered Army 1884-6 j was present as British Representative at Panjdeh at time of the Russian attack on the Afghan Troops at that place 1885 (thanked by Sec. of State for Foreign Affairs) ; appointed to- complete demarcation of Russo-Afghan Fron- tier 1887 (thanked by Viceroy of India 1888) : appointed Consul at Muscat 1890, and Political Agent, Beluchistan 1891 ; cr. C.S.I. 1887, C.M.G. 1888. Thai Chotiali, Beluchistan, India. ; Junior United Service, St. James's amf Wellington Clubs. YATES, Gen. Henry Peel, C.B., son of the late Capt. William Wingfield Yates, 47th Regt. ; b. 1828 ; entered R.A. 1847, became Capt. and Major 1854, Lieut.-Col. 1859, Col 1867, Maj.-Gen. 1880, Lieut.-Gen. 1884, Gen. (retired) 1885, and Col. Comdt. 1890; served in Crimean Campaign 1854-5 (medal with three clasps, mentioned in despatches, Sardinian and Turkish medals, 5th class Medjidie), and in Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-8 (three times mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp) : in. 1856, Emma Christian, da. of the Rev. Markland Barnard, V. of Colney ; cr. C.B. 1869. 9, Alexander Terrace, Penzance. YEILDING, Capt. William Richard, D.S.O., son of Hugh Yeilding, Esq., of Wood- lands, co. Kerry ; b. 1856 ; entered 54th Regt. 1876, transferred to B.S.C. (now I.S.C.) 1879, and became Capt. 1887 ; served in Afghan War 1879-80 with ist Sikhs and 5th Gurkhas, E resent at Jellalabad and Kabul, and at inarch om Kabul to Kandahar (medal with clasp, and bronze star), with Man Expedition, 1880, with Mahsud Waziri Expedition i88i,and in Hazara Campaign 1888 as Div. Transport Officer (mentioned in despatches, and medal with clasp) : in. 1881, Theresa, da. of Richard Magrath FitzGerald, Esq., of Limerick; cr. D.S.O. 1891. YOUNG, Adam, 'C.B., son of the late William Young, Esq. ; b. 1817 ; entered Excise Depart. 1837; was several years Dep. Chm. of Board of Inland Revenue, from which he retired 1886; has assisted in carrying into, operation many important changes in the fiscal system of the United Kingdom, including sub- stitution of Beer Duty for Malt Tax : in. 1845, Jessie, da. of the late Alexander Campbell, Esq.; cr. C.B. 1880. 27, Highbury Grove, N. YOUNG, Lieut.- Gen.G&orge. Samuel, C.B. ; b. 1824 ; entered Army 1841, became Capt. 1852, Major 1859, Lieut.-Col. 1865, Col. 1870, Maj.- Gen. 1880, and Lieut.-Gen. (retired) 1886 ; ser- ved in Sutlej Campaign 1845-6 (medal with two clasps), and in Indian Mutiny 1858-9 (mentioned in despatches, medal) ; commanded Troops in Belfast Dist. 1883-4, Cork Dist. 1884-6, and Dublin Dist. 1886 ; cr. C.B. 1886. Salisbury House, Western Parade, Southsea; United' Set-vice Club, YOUNG, William, C.S.L, son of John Young, Esq., LL.D. ; b. 1833 ; ed. at London. Univ. (B.A. 1855); Bar. Middle Temple 1873; entered Indian C.S. 1856; sometime Judicial Commr. of Oudh : in. 1865, Amelia, da. of the late