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has to deplore the following gallant Officers, who, after having conspicuously distinguished themselves, nobly died on the field of battle:

Major H. C. Teasdale, commanding 25th regiment, Bombay N. L

Captain W. W. Tew, H. M. 22d regiment.

Brevet Captain and Adjutant Cookson, 9th regiment Bengal Light Cavalry.

Captain and Brevet Major W. H. Jackson, 12th regiment Bombay N. I.

Lieutenant and Brevet Captain R. N. Meade, 12th regiment Bombay N. I.

Lieutenant E. Wood, 12th regiment Bombay N. I.

8. Major-General Sir Charles Napier, K.C.B. in particular, notices the gallant conduct of the undermentioned Officers:

Major Jas. Outram, Commissioner in Sinde. Lieutenant-Colonel W. Pattle, Major P. F. Story,

Captain A. Tucker, 9th regiment Bengal Light

Cavalry.

Lieutenant-Colonel J. L. Pennefather, Major J. H. Poole, Captain T. S. Conway, Lieutenant W. M. G. M'Murdo, Lieutenant F. P. Harding, Her Majesty's 22nd regiment.

Major MacPherson, Aide-de-Camp.

Major A. T. Reid, Commanding the 12th regiment Bombay Native Infantry.

Lieutenant R. FitzGerald, of the 12th regiment Bombay Native Infantry, and Adjutant Sinde Irregular Horse.

Major W. Wyllie, of the 21st regiment Bombay Native Infantry, Assistant-Adjutant-General Sinde and Beloochistan.

Lieutenant R. Phayre, 25th regiment Bombay Native Infantry.

Captain J. Jackson, 25th regiment Bombay Native Infantry. , Lieutenant H. J. Pelly, Aide-de-Camp, and 8th

regiment Bombay Native Infantry. Captain J. Jacob, Bombay Artillery, commanding

Sinde Irregular Horse. Major C. Waddington, Bombay Engineers. Major J. Lloyd, Captain W. T. Whitlie, Captain

G. Hutt, Bombay Artillery. Captain Henderson, Madras Artillery. Lieutenant Boileau, Madras Sappers and Miners. Lieutenant Outlaw, Madras Sappers and Miners. Lieutenant Brennan. Captain Tait, Poona Irregular Horse.

9. The Honourable the Governor in Council directs, that a royal salute be fired this day from the garrison of Bombay, in honour of this victory, and that a similar salute be fired at all the principal military stations under this presidency, on the receipt of this order.

10. Annexed are returns of the killed and wounded, and of the ordnance captured from the enemy during this action, as furnished to this Government by Major-General Sir C. Napier.

By order of the Honourable the Governor in
Council,

J. P. WILLOUGHBY,

Secretary to Government.

Return of the Killed and Wounded during the Action of the Force, under the Command of Major- General Sir C. J. Napier, K. C. B. at Meeanee, on the Ylth of February 1843.

9th Begiment Bengal Light Cavalry—1 officer, 3 privates, 9 horses, killed ; 5 officers, 1 havildar, 28 privates, 35 horses, wounded.

Sinde Horse—23 horses killed; 17 privates, 21 horses, wounded.

2d Company, 2 Battalion, Camel Battery—2 privates, 2 horses, wounded.

3d Company, 3d Battalion, Golundaze Horse and Mule Battery—1 private killed; 1 havildar, 1 private, 4 horses, wounded.

C. Company Madras Sappers and Miners—1 private wounded.

Her Majesty's 22d Regiment—1 officer, 1 serjeant, 22 privates, killed; 5 officers, 1 serjeant, 48 privates, wounded.

1st Grenadier Regiment Native Infantry—1 private killed; 4 privates wounded.

12th Regiment Native Infantry—3 officers, 1 havildar, 1 drummer, 10 privates, killed; 2 officers, 2 havildars, 43 privates, 1 dooly bearer, wounded.

25th Regiment Native Infantry—1 officer, 2 havildars, 14 privates, killed; 2 officers, 2 havildars, 1 drummer, 25 privates, wounded.

Staff—1 officer wounded; 1 horse killed.

Total—6 officers, 4 serjeants and havildars, 1 drummer, 51 privates, killed ; 16 officers, 7 serjeants and havildars, 1 drummer, 169 privates, 1 dooly bearer, wounded; 33 horses killed, 62 wounded.

Grand Total—62 officers and men, 33 horses, killed; 194 officers and men, 62 horses, wounded.

9th Regiment Light Cavalry.

Lt. Bt. Capt. and Adjutant Cookson, killed; Captain A. Tucker, Lt. and Bt. Capt. S. Smith, Lt. H. G. C. Plowden, Ensign J. H. Firth, wounded.

Her Majesty's 22d Regiment.

Captain W. W. Tew, killed; Lieut.-Col. J. L. Pennefather, Captain Conway, Lieut. F. P. Harding, Ensign E. Pennefather, Ensign H. Bowden, wounded.

12th Regiment Native Infantry.

Captain and Bt. Major Jackson, Lt. and Bt. Capt. Meade, Lieutenant Wood, killed; Ensign Holbrow, wounded.

25th Regiment Native Infantry.

Major Teasdale, killed; Lieut. and Quartermaster Phayre, Lieut. Bourdillon, wounded.

Staff.

Major Wyllie, Assist. Adjt.-Genl. S. and B., wounded; one horse killed, under Lieut. MacMurdo, Actg. Assist. Quartermaster Genl.

C. NAPIER, Major-General.

India Board, April 7, 1843.

THE General Orders, published by the Governor-General of India, of which the following is a copy, have been this day received at the India House:

GENERAL ORDERS,

By the Right Honourable the Governor-General of India.

Camp, Kurnaul, January 27, 1843. THE Right Honourable the Governor-General has been pleased to direct the following report of the operations of the troops, under Major-General M'Caskill, K. H. on the march to and from Cabool, to be published for general information.

By order of the Bight Honourable the Governor-
General of India,

T. H. MADDOCK,
Secretary to the Government of India,
with the Governor-General.

The Adjutant- General of the Army to the Secretary to the Government of India.

Head-Quarters, Camp, Esa-khan-Ke-kote, SIB, January 12, 1843.

I HAVE the honour, by direction of his Excellency the Commander in Chief, to forward, for the purpose of being laid before the Right Honourable the Governor-General, a copy of a letter from Major-General G. Pollock, C. B. No. 606, of the 28th ultimo, forwarding copies of MajorGeneral M'Caskill's dispatches, dated the 16th September and 20th October last,* reporting the operations of the troops under his orders on the march to and from Cabool.

I have, &c.
J. R. LUMLEY, Major-General,
Adjutant-General of the Army.

Major-General G. Pollock, C. B. commanding Troops returned from Affghanistan, to the Adjutant- General of the Army.

Camp, Ferozepore, December 28, 1842.

SIB,

I HAVE the honour to forward, for submission to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, the

* Sec London Gazette of March 17, 1843.

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