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PostSubject: Lieutenant Colonel. William Henry Dowling Reeves Welman.   Tue Nov 12, 2013 10:54 pm

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99th Regiment - A sepia portrait photograph of Lieutenant Colonel. William Henry Dowling Reeves Welman, CB, the Commanding Officer of the 99th Foot during the Zulu Campaign. He joined the 99th in 1847 and served in the Regiment for many years including the Cape in 1865. On arrival in South Africa in 1879, he left two companies to garrison Durban and Stanger, taking the remainder of the Regiment to the 1st Division concentration area on the Lower Tugela river. He commanded the second section of Col. Pearson's column. He then spent the next two months besieged in Eshowe. After the campaign, he went to Bermuda and in 1882 he took the Regiment to India, relinquishing command in Deolali. After thirty four years service in the Regiment, he retired as a Major General. Photographer: Lambert Wseton & Son, Dover & Folkestone.
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant Colonel. William Henry Dowling Reeves Welman.   Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:03 pm

" Major-General William Henry Dowling Reeves Welman, C.B. (1828-1906), born Deptford, Kent, entered the 99th Foot as Ensign 1847 and after service in Australia, India, China and the Cape of Good Hope had risen to Lieutenant Colonel. He accompanied his Regiment to Natal in December 1877, served with them throughout the Zulu Campaign, was present in the action at Inyezane, 22nd January and during the investment and relief of Ekowe (Brevet of Colonel, March 1880, C.B. for services in the Field during the Zulu War; Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette, 16.5.1879); he retired in 1882 with the rank of Major-General and died at his residence in Godalming, 1906."
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