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PostSubject: Philip Edward Victor Gilbert, C.B.   Mon Oct 19, 2009 6:40 pm

The Somerset Light Infantry

Joined in January, 1854, served with regiment in Crimea, and Indian Mutiny. Succeeded to command 1st Battalion, May, 1878, and commanded it during operations against Sekukuni, and in the Zulu War. C.B., exchanged to 2nd Battalion, December, 1880. Retired pay, Hon. Major-General and commuted pension in 1900.
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PostSubject: Re: Philip Edward Victor Gilbert, C.B.   Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:00 pm

WAR OFFICE, November 27, 1879.
Queen has been graciously pleased to
I give orders for the following promotion in,
and appointments to, the Most Honourable Order
of the Bath:—
To be an Ordinary Member of the Military
Division of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders
of the said Most Honourable Order,

Rear-Admiral Francis William Sullivan, C.B.,
To be Ordinary Members of the Military Division
of the Third Class, or Companions of the
said Most Honourable Order, viz.;—
Major-General Edward Newdigate.
Captain Frederick William Richards, R.N.,
Captain Richard Bradshaw, R.N.
Colonel Drury Curzon Drury-Lowe, 17th Lancers.
Colonel Robert Children Whitehead, half-pay,
late 58th Regiment.
Colonel Richard Harrison, Royal Engineers.
Captain Henry John Fletcher Campbell, R.N.
Lieutenant - Colonel William Henry Dowling
Reeves Welrnan, 99th Regiment.
Lieutenant-Colonel Wykeham Leigh Pemberton,
60th Rifles.
Lieutenant-Colonel John Tatton Butler Brown,
Royal Artillery.
Lieutenant - Colonel Sydenham Malthns, 94lh
Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Parnell, 3d Regiment.
Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Towry Adeane Lawr
Royal Artillery.
Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Edward Victor Gilbert,
13th Regiment.
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Mansfield Clarke, 57th
Lieutenant-Colonel John North Crealock, 95th
Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Harness, Royal Artillery.
Lieutenant-Colonel Wilsone Black, 24th Regiment.
Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Cunningham Bruce,
91st Regiment.
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Tucker, 80th Regiment.
Deputy Commissary-General Edward Morris.
Commissary Edward William Henry Webb.
Deputy Surgeon-General James Lewis Holloway.
Fleet-Surgeon Henry Frederick Norbury.
Surgeon-Major Caleb Sherar Wills.
Surgeon-Major Charles M'Donough Cuffe.

FOREIGN OFFICE, November 10, 1879.
The Queen has been graciously pleased to
appoint George Francis Birt Jenner, Esq., now a
Second Secretary in Her Majesty's Diplomatic-
Service, to be Her Majesty's Consnl-General in
the Island of Cnba.
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PostSubject: Philip Edward Victor Gilbert , C.B.   Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:11 am

From Mackinnon & Shadbolt
Lt - Col P.E.V.Gilbert , C.B . Served in command of the Regt , with Wood's Column in the first phase of the war , taking
part in the engagements at Zunguin and Kambula . ( Mentioned in Dispatches )
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PostSubject: Re: Philip Edward Victor Gilbert, C.B.   Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:22 pm

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