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THE WAR IN AFRICA

... join their corps, and furloughs similar to ours. In the battle of the 15th a company of Arab infantry commenced a re- gular charge with the bayonet on our 2d light, but they were met half wav by ours, commanded by young Lieutenant Gurbe, and routed with ...

Published: Monday 06 January 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 633 | Page: 1 | Tags: News 

FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE

... regiment, to ha Ensign, vice Hough. 51st Foot-Asvistant-Surgeon, J. L. Tiglie, from the 75th font, to be Surgeon, viiee Millar, deceased. 75th Foot-A. Gihb, M.D., to lie Assistant.Surgeon, vice Tighe, promoted in the 51st foot. 89th Foot-T. D. B. D'Arey, ...

Published: Monday 13 January 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 830 | Page: 1 | Tags: News 

EAST INDIA INTELLIGENCE

... Juhn Yates of the 34th regiment light infantry, severely and iianger- ouasv voeirrded-since dead; Lieutenant Johnl Ouch- terlony of the engineers, Fevrety Wounded; Jemnastar Sermandurn, of the 34tm regiment light infantry, slightly wounded. t (Signed) A ...

Published: Monday 13 January 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 5082 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... and was dressed in shabby black clothes, with drab great coat, and Bluciter boots, much worn. Lieutenant Tulloch, 90tb light infantry, was re- lieved as superintending officer in Edinburgh by Lord Colcliester, yesterday. Lieut. Tulloch proceeds to Dover ...

Published: Saturday 18 January 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2082 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

SPIRIT OF THE PUBLIC PRESS

... the memory of this much lirmented offi- cer, who fell at Suddeah its Janruary last. Colorlse White commanded the Assain light infantry regi- ment, trd held the situation of political agent on tire Burmah frontier; and so much was lie esteemed as a suldier ...

Published: Monday 27 January 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 6502 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

Shipping Intelligence

... Airs Durahe, 24th 'native infantry; Lieutenant and AMrs Wardie * Lieutenant Lavie, 13th Native In- fantrv, (SIr Laie died at sea), Ar and Mrs Erskine; Captain Price ;Mliss Avrton ; Lieutenant W. Arrow, 9th Bombay Native Infantry, Lieutenant Wood, and Mir ...

Published: Thursday 30 January 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 3530 | Page: 4 | Tags: Commerce 

Caledonian Mercury

... Nothing new had occurred at the Christino head-quarters down to the 28th. On the 27th a Commander of the 5th regiment of light infantry was brought out by the Carlists, and shot near Alcoriza, in reprisal for the execution of a parish priest put to death ...

Published: Saturday 08 February 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2354 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: News 

THE ARMY

... Lancers- It is stud tinat this regiment will shottly have black sheepsains to replace tbe whuite ones at I re. sent in use. 13 II Light Dragons- Veterinary-Surgeon Legrew has arrivu(i in tins country from Madras, in the Ali. 17th Lancers-The squadron stationed ...

Published: Saturday 08 February 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1801 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

THE ARMY

... The following is tire strength of the arimy in Ireland this month :-Royal artillery, 824; cavalry, three regi- mensr, 892; infantry, seven reginentf and twenty-nine d*epots, 13,191-total, 14.907. 5th Dragoon Guards-A troop marchled from Not- tingham to ...

Published: Saturday 22 February 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 957 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

THE ARMY

... reduced number of cavalry re- giments in Ireland, the escort duty'of military prisoners will consist exclusively of infantry. The light company of the 2d, or Queen's royal regi- ment, which so eminently distinguished itself at the as- sault and capture ...

Published: Monday 24 February 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 386 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE

... D. from the 1Sth light dragoons, to be Surgeon, vice Perston, who exchanges. h l3th Regiment of Light Drongons-Surgeon D. Perston, MX.D., from the 4th light dragoons, to be Sur- geon, vice Mouat, whn exchanges. 15th Regiment of Light Dragonns-Captain ...

Published: Monday 02 March 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1007 | Page: 1 | Tags: News 

THE STORMING OF KELAT

... course a very random and harmless one; buta few light infantry weresent to keep them, at all events, at a respectful dis- tance from the column. They say that some six or seven were shot, and three of our infantry wounded. After a march of five miles we came ...

Published: Monday 16 March 1840
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1577 | Page: 4 | Tags: News