"LIEUTENANT-COLONEL W. E. SAUNDERS, C.B., is promiioted to be Colonel to complete the establishment, June 14th. He was appointed Assistant-Surgeon, April ist, 1871; Surgeon, March 1st, 1873; Surgeon-Major, April 1st, I883; granted the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, April 1st 1891 and made Brigade-Surgeon-Lieutenant-Colonel, May 1st, I895. He served in the Zulu war in 1879 (medal); in the Boer war in I881; and in the campaign on the North-West Frontier of India in I897-98 witlh the Tirah Expeditionary Force as Principal Medical Officer on the line of conmmuinication (mentioned in despatches. -appointed a Companion of the Order of. the Bath, and awarded a medal with two clasps)".