Medals and Decorations of the British Army and Navy, Band 1

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A. Constable, 1897 - 617 Seiten
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Seite 232 - The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.
Seite 205 - His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to approve and confirm the finding and sentence of the Court.
Seite lxiii - His Majesty taking the same into consideration was pleased with the advice of his privy Council to approve of what is therein proposed, and...
Seite 34 - ... which indeed was very wonderful; and according to the goodness and lovingkindness of the Lord, wherewith His people hath been followed in all these late revolutions ; and doth call on our part, that we should fear before Him, and still hope in His mercy. •' We cannot but take notice also how eminently it hath pleased God to make use of you in this service ; assisting you with wisdom in the conduct, and courage in the execution
Seite 67 - A true and exact Account of The Retaking of a Ship, called The Friends' Adventure^ of Topsham, from the FRENCH; After she had been taken six days, and they were upon the coasts of France with it four days.
Seite 34 - ... thereof;' and have sent you a small Jewel, as a testimony of our own and the Parliament's good acceptance of your carriage in this Action. We are also informed that the Officers of the Fleet, and the Seamen, carried themselves with much honesty and courage ; and we are considering of a way to show our acceptance thereof. In the meantime, we desire you to return our hearty thanks and acknowledgments to them.
Seite 189 - Vimiera, also in the several instances where the Cavalry had an opportunity of distinguishing themselves against the Enemy in Spain, and in the Battles of Corunna and Talavera de la Reyna, the undermentioned...
Seite 191 - Clasps, are to be worn by the General Officers, suspended by a Ribbon of the colour of the sash, with a blue edge, round the neck ; and by the Commanding Officers of Battalions, or Corps equivalent thereto ; and Officers who may have succeeded to the actual command during the engagement ; the Chiefs of Military...
Seite 204 - I am highly flattered by your Royal Highness's approbation, and gratified by your attention to this army. ' Your Royal Highness will see, from what happens every day, that our victory is decisive, and I hope we shall bring the concerns of this country to a satisfactory close without striking another blow. ' I will immediately recommend to your Royal Highness certain officers for the third class of the Order of the Bath. At the same time, I wish to suggest what follows for your Royal Highness's consideration....
Seite 197 - Oiioro, if Government determine that these actions should be commemorated in that manner. If, however, that principle is departed from, it is not difficult to make out a list of the names of Officers already reported to your Lordship, who were at the head of corps or detachments upon these occasions, and who had a conspicuous share in the event which it is the intention of the Government to commemorate in this manner. It is not probable, however, that the adoption of this principle will decrease...

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