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EIGHT NEW GENERALS

i • I PROMOTIONS FOR DISTINGUISHED ] CONDUCT. | His Majesty has been pleased to apj prove of the undermentioned colonels j (temporary brigadier-generals) ocing prompted to tho rank of major-general for distinguished conduct in the field : Henry F. M. Wilson, C.B. Sir David Henderson, K.C.8., D.S.O. James A. L. Haldane, C.8., D.S.O. Henry S. Horne, C.B. Frederick D. V. AVing, C.B. Hubert Do la P. Gough. C.B. Edward S. Bulfin, C.V.0., C.B. Aylmer G. Hunter Weston, C.8.. D.S.O. All the above are tried and distinguished soldiers, and all were mentioned tty Sir John French in his recent despatches. General Wilson has seen service in India, Afghanistan, and Smith Africa. He is 65. Sir David Henderson is in command of

the Bny.al Flying Corps. He has «rn service before in the Son-Inn run] South .Africa, where- he was wounded. (Jcnc-r:: 1 Haldane has fought in ninny campaigns i" India-, was severely wounded in Som! Africa, and was military attache with th Japanese army in the llusso-.lapam■ se War. General Homo served with Sir Joint French in Sunil; Africa, and was :n n Honed in despatches. General Hunch is a member of a famous military family. He served in the, Tirah K.xpedit ion and Ihe South African War. He is only Ad. and in March last his action in count" llm with the Osier crisis brought bis name into startling pngm'iien. <•- O'm-rnl Bttliin has fought in Burma and S.mtit Africa with distinction. General Tinnier Weston has an exceptionally hj ue record e.f active service to his credit, embracing India, the Soudan, and South Africa. He was responsible for one of the drama-tie achievements of the Boer Wav by cutting the railway north of Bloemfontein, ciptiirlng much rolling stock, and prevent ip; rt reinforcing the Free, State capital.

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EIGHT NEW GENERALS, Evening Star, Issue 15687, 29 December 1914

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EIGHT NEW GENERALS Evening Star, Issue 15687, 29 December 1914

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