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PostSubject: Prevost, William. Ensign. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders    Sun Dec 15, 2013 6:44 pm

"Prevost, William. Ensign, 9th March, 1867. Served with the regiment in India. Lieutenant, 13th May, 1870; captain, 2nd
March, 1878. Served in the Zulu War of 1879 ; was present at the battle of Ginginhlovo and relief of Ekowe (medal with clasp). Was invalided home shortly afterwards. To the Commissariat and Trans- port Staff Department, 1st July, 1880.
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PostSubject: Re: Prevost, William. Ensign. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders    Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:26 pm

Date of Birth - 17th February 1847
First Appointment - Ensign - 91st Foot - 9th March 1867
Lieutenant - 91st Foot - 18th May 1870
Captain - Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders - 2nd March 1878
Major - Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders - 15th December 1882
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South African War - 1879 - Zulu Campaign - Battle of Gingindhlovu. Medal with Clasp.
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PostSubject: Re: Prevost, William. Ensign. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders    Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:50 pm

The Graphic : November 15, 1879

A CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL IN NATAL
"This picturesque building which is situated at Pinetown, Natal, is the propertyof Colonel Harford, of the 99th Regiment, but whom it was kindly lent to the Government for the use of convalescent officers during the late war in Zululand. Our engraving is from a sketch by Captain W. Prevost, 91st Highlands, who himself passed nearly a month there while recovering from enteric fever and jaundice contracted on the plains between the rivers Emlalazi and Umlatooze, abreast of Port Durnford, and who states that many other officers were in like manner, at various times, inmates of the temporary hospital established there".
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PostSubject: Captain William Prevost    Mon Dec 16, 2013 12:16 am

From Mack & Shad , Capt William Prevost was invalided home in July .
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