“Col. Ormelie Campbell Hannay, late Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, was killed in the fighting near Paardeberg on Feb. 18th, 1900. He was born Dec, 1848, joined the 93rd Foot Oct., 1867, was promoted lieut. Oct., 1871, Capt. in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Nov., 1878, major Jan., 1884, lieut. -col. June, 1893. and brevet-col. June, 1897. Col. Hannay was employed on special service in South Africa during the latter part of the Zulu War in 1879 (medal). He was A.D.C. to the Brigadier-General, Aldershot, April 1st, 1883, to Sept. 30th, 1883, A.D.C. to the Major- General, Bengal, Sept. 27th, 1886, to Dec. 8th, 1886, and A.D.C. to the Lieut.-General, Bombay, Dec. 14th, 1886, to Nov. 20th, 1887. In June, 1899, having commanded his battalion for six years, he was placed on half pay; in October he was appointed A.A.G. at Portsmouth and in Dec. He was selected for special service in South Africa. He was killed when leading his mounted infantry against some Boers who held the northern bank of the Modder River. Col. Hannay was twice mentioned in despatches L.G., Feb. 8th, 1901, for having rendered " conspicuously valuable service."