GENERAL ORDERS

                                                                                      BALAKLAVA;

                                                                                                                        1st JULY 1856.

 

            No. 1. --- The undermentioned Officer having embarked for England, is discontinued from the Staff of this Army, from 26th June, 1856:--

            Captain E. Hunt ..         .. 6th Dragoons ..          Major of Brigade.

            No. 2. --- The undermentioned Staff Officers will proceed to England, the force to which they were attached having been broken up:--

            Captain S. Blane, Scots Fusilier Guards, in charge of Croatian Labourers.

               ,,       F. Hammersley, 14th Regiment,  D.A.Q.M.G.

               ,,       W.J.Brooks, 30th Regiment, D.A.Q.M.G. Regiment

            Lieutenant A. B. St. Clair, 4th Regiment, Interpreter.

               ,,       E. Budgen, 82nd Regiment, Staff Adjutant, Kazatch.

            Principal Veterinary Surgeon Gloag.

            No. 3. --- Brevet-Major M. Earle, 57th Regiment, Major of Brigade, will take charge of Croatian Labourers from this date.

            No. 4. --- Brevet-Major H.L. Gardiner, Royal  Horse Artillery, being in command of the Royal Artillery in the Bosphorus, may draw command pay and field allowance accordingly, from 25th June, 1856.

            No. 5. --- Leave of absence is granted to---

            Captain Philips ..           ..56th Regiment ..To 31st August, 1856.

            No. 6. --- Sergeant Walford, 4th Dragoon Guards, employed as Provost Sergeant at the Head Quarters Land Transport Corps, will be attached to the 10th Battalion of that Corps, from this date.

 

                                                            By Order (Signed),

                                                                        HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,

A.     A. G.                                  


GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                                                      BALAKLAVA;

                                                                                                                        2nd JULY, 1856.

            No. 1.--- The undermentioned Officers will proceed to England, the force to which they were attached having been broken up: --

            Sir John Hall, K.C.B.  ..            ..Inspector-General of Hospitals

            Thomas Ligertwood    ..            ..Staff Surgeon (2nd Class).

            Mr Michael                  ..          .. Medical Clerk.

            Mr Morris                    ..          ..          ,,

            The Rev. Marcus Southwell      .. Chaplain, 4th Division.

               ,,       Mr Duffy          ..          ..Roman Catholic Chaplain.

               ,,       Mr Gleeson      ..          ..                      ,,

            No. 2. – Heads of Departments, and the Officer superintending Croatian Labourers, will send to the Assistant Adjutant-General, a Return showing the actual number of Officers and Men of their Departments at present in the Crimea, and will from time to time notify any alterations that may take place.

            No. 3. – Leave of absence is granted to---

            Captain S. Blane..         .. Scots Fusilier Guards ..          To 30th Sept. 1856.

            No. 4. – A Court of Inquiry will assemble tomorrow, at 11 o’Clock, at the Office of Captain McAlester, Provost-Marshal: --

                        President. – Lieut.-Colonel Waddy, C.B., 50th Regiment.

                        Members… { 1 Captain                      ..50th  Regiment

                                             {      ,,                             ..72nd     ,,

            No. 5. – Notice is hereby given that the Parcel Office, in Balaklava, will be closed on the 7th July next.

            No. 6. – In No. 1 of yesterday’s General Orders, ordering Captain S. Blane, Scots Fusilier Guards, to proceed to England,  is hereby cancelled.

            No. 7.- The following Soldier has been appointed Clerk in the Post Office, at Balaklava: -

            Serjeant Rooney, 89th Regiment, at 2s. a-day, from 1st May, to 23rd  May, 1856.

                                                By Order (Signed),

                                                                        HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel, A.A.G.

GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                                                      BALAKLAVA;

                                                                                                                        3rd JULY, 1856.

            No. 1. – The undermentioned Officers will proceed to England, the force to which they were attached having been broken up: --

            Mr George Taylor ..                 ..                      ..Staff Surgeon (1st Class)

            Mr Pinkerton         ..                 ..                      ..Assistant Surgeon.

            No. 2. – The undermentioned Officers will proceed to England, the Services they have been employed on being completed: --

            Mr G. G. Munro   ..                  ..                      ..Deputy Storekeeper.

            Mr R. Mends         ..                ..                      .. War Department Clerk.

            No. 3. – From this date all Reports and returns connected with the Medical Department, will be addressed to Dr. Mouat, C.B., Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals, Senior Medical Officer  in the Crimea.

            No. 4. – General Orders No. 6 of yesterday’s date is cancelled.

 

                                                            By Order (Signed),

                                                                        HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,

                                                                                                A.A.G.            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                                                      BALAKLAVA;

                                                                                                                        4th  JULY, 1856.

            No. 1. – The undermentioned Officers will proceed to England, the Service they were employed on being completed: --

            Mr Eyre Lloyd              ..          ..          .. War Department Clerk.

            Mr J. Easton                 ..          ..          ..                      ,,

            No. 2. – Detachments to be detailed by Lieut.-Colonel Hallewell, A.Q.M.G., will embark, at Kazatch, in H.M.S. Resistance, and at Balaklava, in Australian.

            Lieut.-Colonel Hallewell, A.Q.M.G., will make the necessary arrangements.

            No. 3. – The Head Quarters of the 11th  Hussars, and Detachments to be detailed by Lieut.-Colonel Hallewell, A.Q.M.G., will embark , at Balaklava, in Calcutta.

            Lieut.-Colonel Hallewell, A.Q.M.G., will make the necessary arrangements.

            No. 4. – Officers and Soldiers of the 11th Hussars, who remain in the Crimea, on the embarkation of the Head Quarters of the Regiment, will be attached to the 82nd Regiment.

            No. 5. – A Medical Board will assemble to enquire into the state of health of –

            Acting Assistant Surgeon Moffat.

The Principal Medical Officer will be pleased to give the necessary directions.

 

                                                            By Order (Signed),

                                                                        HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,

                                                                                                A.A.G.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                                                      BALAKLAVA;

                                                                                                5th JULY 1856

 

            No. 1. – The 72nd Highlanders will embark at Balaklava, in H.M.S. Sans Pareil.

Lieut.-Colonel Hallewell, A.Q.M.G., will make the  necessary arrangements.

            No. 2. – The Soldiers of the 1st, and 2nd Battalion Royals, 42nd, 71st, 79th, 92nd, and 93rd Regiments left in the Crimea, and attached to the 72nd Regiment, will on the embarkation of that Regiment, be attached to the 82nd Regiment.

            No. 3. – The issue of Treasury Bills by the Commissary General for Officers’ remittances will cease, at Balaklava, after Monday next the 7th instant.

            No. 4. – The undermentioned Officers will proceed to England, the force to which they were attached having been broken up: --

                        The Rev. D. Somerville . .         . .  Chaplain.

                             ,,         E. East            . .      . .         ,,

                             ,,          J. Fergusson  . .       . .  Presbyterian Chaplain.

 

                                                            By Order (Signed),

                                                                        HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,

                                                                                                A.A.G.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                                                      BALAKLAVA;

                                                                                                6th JULY 1856.

No. 1. – The undermentioned Officers will proceed to England, the force to which they were attached having been broken up: --

            Mr G. Cleary . .                        Assistant Surgeon.

             ,,   A. Saltar  . .                        Acting Assistant Surgeon.

             ,,    Blakeney . .                       Assistant Commissary.  )

             ,,     Russell   . .                                    ,,                                  ) Field Train

             ,,     Hewitt   . .                        Deputy Assistant Commissary ) Department

             ,,     McKane . .                            ,,                 ,,                      )

             ,,     F. Weaver . .                    Dispenser of Medicine.

             ,,     M.L. Poad . .                               ,,

             ,,     R.C.Mossman . .                          ,,

             ,,     A. Wormul . .                   Cutler to the Forces.

             ,,     A. Beauchamp . .              ,,

To Malta –

            Mr W.H. Price                         Assistant Surgeon, 14th Regiment.

To Scutari –

            Mr Woodthorpe                       Purveyor’s Clerk.

             ,,   Nairne                                            ,,

             ,,   Parks                                             ,,

             ,,   Henderson                                      ,,

             ,,   Mills                                               ,,

No. 2. – Leave of absence is granted at the  recommendation of a Medical Board to –

            Acting Assistant Surgeon Chas. Moffat.

To proceed to England. On arrival he will report himself to the Adjutant-General.

                                                By Order (Signed),

                                                            HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,     A.A.G.

GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                          HEAD  QUARTERS  BALAKLAVA;

                                                                                                7th JULY 1856.

 

            No. 1. – The following Officers, being in command of Companies, may draw field allowance and forage as Captains: --

            1st Batt., 1st Regiment, British Swiss Legion.

Lieutenant Alex. Hostache                    . .         From 6th April, to 30th June, 1856.   

            ,,    Frederick Berger                . .            ,,    3rd Dec. 1855, to 30th Jan. 1856.

            No. 2. – Brigadier-General Staunton having left Three Horses, and Captain Herbert, A.D.C. One Horse for the Public Service, forage may be drawn for them.

            No. 3. – The following Interpreters are struck off the strength of the Army, their Services being no longer required: --

                        2nd Class G. Ginsette . .            From 7th inst.

                        3rd Class J. Brodie     . .               ,,       ,,

            No. 4. – The following Soldier is appointed Senior Clerk in the Assistant Adjutant-General’s Office, Balaklava: -

            Serjeant W.G. Street, 46th Regiment, at 2s. 6d. per diem, from 1st July, 1856.

            No. 5. – The following Soldier is appointed Assistant Printer at Head Quarters:--

Lance-Corporal A. Ford, 82nd Regiment, at 1s. per diem, from 2nd July, 1856.

 

                                                By Order (Signed),

                                                            HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,

A.A.G.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                            HEAD  QUARTERS  BALAKLAVA;

                                                                                      8th JULY 1856.

           

No. 1. – The Families of Officers with their Female Servants in the Crimea must leave  Balaklava at once, there is an opportunity on Wednesday by the Bosphorus, Private Steamer. Passages cannot be permitted now in Government Vessels for the Wives and Families of Officers remaining.

No. 2. – All Payments from the Treasury Chest, will cease on Thursday after-noon the 10th instant.

No. 3. – Staff Pay Lists for the Crimea will be made up to the 12th inst. Inclusive. The Payments will be made from the Commissariat Chest, till 4 p.m. on Thursday next the 10th.

No. 4. – Leave of absence is granted to—

Paymaster Bernard, 82nd Regiment, from the 10th July, until the arrival of the Regiment in England.

No. 5. – The undermentioned Officers are discontinued from the Staff of this Army, from the 2nd of July, 1856, the force to which they were attached having been broken up: -

            Brigadier-General Lawrenson.

                        ,,                Wooldridge.

            Lieut.-Colonel Shute, A.A.G.

                        ,,          Mayow, A.Q.M.G.

            Major Connolly, D.A.Q.M.G.

            Captain Sir Wm. Gordon, A.D.C.

                 ,,     Rister, A.D.C.

            Lieutenant Lewis, A.D.C.

No. 6. – The undermentioned Regiments having embarked at Scutari for England, are struck off the strength of this Army, from 2nd July, 1856: -

            1st Jäger Regiment of the British German Legion.

            2nd Regiment, Light Infantry, British German Legion.

By Order (Signed),

                                                                        HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,

A.A.G.

GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                     HEAD  QUARTERS BALAKLAVA;

                                                                             9th JULY 1856.

No. 1. – The undermentioned Officers will proceed to England, the force to which they were attached having been broken up:--

Mr Carpenter ..                        .. Deputy Commissary General.

,,    Knight      ..                        .. Acting Staff Assistant Surgeon.

,,    Fernandez ..                       .. Apothecary to the Forces.

,,    Philpot   ..                           ..Dispenser of Medicines.

,,    Blelock  ..                           ..Bookkeeper.

 

No. 2. – Head Quarters and 4 Companies 50th Regiment, and 82nd Regiment, will embark at Kazatch, in H.M.S. Royal George.

Lieut.-Colonel  Hallewell, A.Q.M.G., will make the necessary arrangements.

 

No. 3. – Supernumerary Officers, to be detailed by Lieut.-Colonel  Hallewell, A.Q.M.G., will embark at Kazatch, in H.M.S. Royal Albert.

 

No. 4. – The undermentioned Officer will be struck off the strength of the Staff of this Army, the force to which he was attached having been broken up:--

Major M. Earle  . .       57th Regiment               . . In charge of Croatian Labourers.

 

No. 5. – The Services of the undermentioned Officer being no longer required as Paymaster in the Land Transport Corps, he will proceed to Malta, to rejoin his Regiment:-

Quartermaster Hopkins . .                     31st Regiment.

 

No. 6. – Leave of absence is granted to –

Major Earle, 57th Regiment, from 11th July, 1856, to 11th Sept. 1856.

 

No. 7. – The undermentioned Officer has been granted an increased rate of Pay at 5s per diem:-

Mr Maxwell Reeve, Chief Paymaster, Land Transport Corps, from 19th Dec. 1855.

 

No. 8. – The undermentioned Officers are struck off the strength of this Army from the dates set opposite their names, the force to which they were attached having been broken up: --

Mr.Farmer, Acting Assistant Surgeon . .                        From 27th June, 1856.

Dr. Cruickshank, Deputy Inspector-General                     ,,       30th   ,,

 ,,    McIlree, Staff Surgeon (1st Class) . .                         ,,       ,,      ,,

 ,,    Gorringe, Staff Surgeon (2nd Class)                           ,,        ,,      ,,

 ,,    Wilson, Acting Assistant Surgeon .  .                         ,,        ,,      ,,

Mr. Macpherson, Staff Surgeon (2nd Class)                      ,,     2nd July, 1856.

 ,,     Madlin, Acting Assistant Surgeon . .                         ,,            ,,

 ,,     Tessier, Medical Clerk . .                             ,,            ,,

 

                                                By Order (Signed),

                                                            HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,    A.A.G.

GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                     HEAD  QUARTERS, BALAKLAVA;

                                                                             10th JULY 1856.

            No. 1. – All Baggage of Troops, and Staff, and Stores of every description, will be embarked by 4 p.m. to-morrow afternoon.

            All Officers and Men of Military Staff, and Civil Departments, will be embarked by

6 p.m. to-morrow, except the Infantry. The Commander  of the Forces, and Major-General Garrett, with their personal Staff.

            No. 2. – Mr Jackson attached to Head Quarters on special service will proceed to England, the force to which he has been attached having been broken up.

            No. 3. – The Head Quarters of the Land Transport Corps will embark, at Balaklava, in the Steamer Pacific.

            Lieut.-Colonel  Hallewell, A.Q.M.G., will make the necessary arrangements.

            No. 4. – The 3rd, 10th and 11th Companies, Royal Sappers and Miners, will embark, at Kazatch, in H.M.S. Dragon.

            Lieut.-Colonel  Hallewell, A.Q.M.G., will make the necessary arrangements.

            No. 5. – The Post Office will finally close at 10 p.m. to-morrow, Friday the 11th inst., no letters will be received after that hour.

            No. 6. – Lieutenant Herbert, R.N., of the Land Transport Corps, late Commandant at Sinope, will proceed to England, the establishment at Sinope having been broken up.

            No. 7. – The  Price of Preserved Meats and Soups has been altered from 6d. to 10d. per lb. on the 17th  June, 1856.

            No. 8. – The following Officers will embark for duty in the Steamer Gibraltar, Sick Ship, to which all Sick unable to embark with their Corps, are to be transferred: --

                        Dr Huish in Medical Charge

                        Dr Hamilton

                        Dispenser James.

            No. 9. - The undermentioned Officers will proceed to England, the force to which they were attached having been broken up:--

                        Mr Knox                                  . .  Acting Assistant Surgeon.

                         ,,   Knipe                                 . .                     ,,

            To  Scutari –

                        Mr Buchanan                            . . Purveyor to the Forces.

                          ,,   Ravenhill                            . . Purveyor’s Clerk.

                          ,,   Little                                  . .         ,,

                          ,,   White                                . .         ,,

                          ,,   Baker                                . .         ,,

                          ,,   Hagerty                             . .         ,,

                          ,,   Howard                             . .         ,,

                          ,,   Taylor                               . .         ,,

                          ,,   Monck                              . .         ,,

                          ,,   Thompson             . .         ,,

            No. 10. – Leave of absence is granted at the recommendation of a Medical Board to—

                        Lieutenant Lewis                       . . 50th Regiment.

To proceed to England. On arrival he will report himself to the Adjutant-General.

                                                By Order (Signed)

                                                            HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,     A.A.G.

                GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                     HEAD  QUARTERS BALAKLAVA;

                                                                             11th JULY 1856.

 

            No. 1. – The remaining portion of the Army, viz. the 56th Regiment, and one Wing of the 50th Regiment, will embark at Balaklava, in H.M.S. Algiers.

            Major-General Garrett, with his personal Staff, and the remainder of the Staff of the Army, will embark to-morrow in the Steamer Argo.

            The Commander of the Forces, with his personal Staff, will embark in H.M.S. Algiers.

           

No. 2. – The Services of the undermentioned Interpreters being no longer required, they will be struck off the strength of this Army, from the 12th instant, inclusive:--

                        Chief Interpreter . .                   . . Mr H.Suter.

                        2nd Class Interpreter                 . . H. Summat.

                                    ,,                                  . . J. Passapian.

                        3rd        ,,                                  . . J. Krasilnikoo.

                                    ,,                                  . . J. Glyn.

                                    ,,                                  . . N. Haralampides.

                                    ,,                                  . . V. Calagaro.

                                    ,,                                  . . D. Venondrio.

                                    ,,                                  . . J. Stuck.

                                    ,,                                  . . L. Francopulo.

                                    ,,                                  . . E. Vivell.

                                    ,,                                  . . R. Artino.

 

            No. 3. – Mr James R. McTurk, Dispenser of Medicines, 72nd Highlanders, having tendered the unconditional resignation of his Commission, will proceed to England by the first opportunity. On his arrival he will report himself to the Adjutant-General, Horse Guards.

 

                                                            By Order (Signed)

 

                                                                        HUGH SMITH, Lieut.-Colonel,

 

A.     A. G.

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL ORDERS.

                                                     HEAD  QUARTERS BALAKLAVA;

                                                                             12th JULY 1856.

 

            The Russian Troops relieved the Main Guard of the English Army, composed of a Wing of the 50th Regiment, at 1 p.m. this day, at Balaklava.

            The remainder of the English Army is embarked this day.

            The Staff of the Army in the Crimea is broken up.

            Head Quarters will be transferred to Constantinople till further orders.

            The General Orders for the Army in the Crimea will cease this day.

 

                                                            (Signed),

 

                                                            W. J. CODRINGTON,  GENERAL COMMANDING.