Colonel Sir William Green, K.C.B., born Lynnburn, Aberlour, August 1836; educated at King's College, Aberdeen; Commissioned Ensign, 42nd Royal Highlanders, January 1855; promoted Lieutenant, April 1855; served with the Regiment in the Crimea from July 1855, and present at the siege and fall of Sebastopol; served during the Indian Mutiny, including the actions at Kudygunge and Shumsabad, the siege and fall of Lucknow, and assault of the Martiniere and Bank's Bungalow, the attack on the Fort of Ruhya, action at Allygunge, and the attack and capture of Bareilly and Sissenghat (Mentioned in Despatches); promoted Captain, August 1859; Major, July 1872; served during the Ashantee War in command of 100 men at Yancoomassie Fanti; promoted Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding 1st Battalion, July 1881; served in the Egyptian War, 1882, and was present at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir (Mentioned in Despatches and appointed to the Fourth Class of the Ottoman Order of Osmania); served in the Sudan Expedition, 1884, in command of the 1st Battalion Royal Highlanders and was present at the Battles at El Teb and Tamaai (slightly wounded, Mentioned in Despatches, and appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath); served throughout the Nile Expedition, 1884-85, and was present at the Battle of Kirbekan (Mentioned in Despatches); promoted Colonel, January 1885; in later life he served as Deputy-Lieutenant and a Justice of the Peace for Banff; advanced K.C.B., 1894; he died at Lynnburn, Aberlour, 1897.
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Order Number 2907
East and West Africa Medal Named to: 26617. CR: C.W. POWIS. R.G.A.
Clasp: SIERRA LEONE 1898-99
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Order Number: 2917
EDWARD VII AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL Named to: 3194. PTE. MIR ALAM KHAN. 107th PIONEERS.