The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour, and arranged by honour, with classes (Knight, Knight Grand Cross, etc.) and then divisions (Military, Civil, etc.) as appropriate.
Captain James Graham GoodenoughRN, Commodore Commanding Her Majesty's Naval Forces on the Australian Station, lately employed as Commissioner to inquire into the offer of the cession of the Fiji Islands
Edgar Leopold Layard, Consul for Her Majesty at the Fiji Islands, lately employed as Commissioner to inquire into the offer of the cession of those Islands, and now acting as Administrator of the Government of the Colony of Fiji
William Charles Sargeaunt, Crown Agent for the Colonies
Colonel John Dyde, late Colonel-Commandant of Militia in the District of Montreal, in the Dominion of Canada
Colonel John Sewell, late Colonel-Commandant of the District of Quebec, in the Dominion of Canada
General William Charles Forrest (1819–1902) was a senior officer in the British Army.
He joined the Army as a cornet in 1836, and was promoted lieutenant in 1839, captain in 1841, major in 48, brevet lt-colonel in 1854, lt-colonel in 1859, colonel in 1860, major-general in 1868, lt-general in 1877 and full general on 1 July 1881. He fought in the Crimean War and took part in the Charge of the Heavy Brigade at Balaclava. He was awarded CB in the 1875 Birthday Honours.
He was given the colonelcy of the 8th Hussars from 1880 to 1886 and of the 11th Hussars from 8 February 1886 until his death in 1902.
His memorial in Winchester Cathedral confirms that he fought in the Crimean War and was present at the battles of Balaclava, Sebastopol, Inkerman and Chernaya. It also indicates that he was in the 11th Hussars and the 4th and 7th Dragoon Guards.
He had married Elizabeth Ann Penfold in 1851. She died in 1887 and was buried at Loose parish church, Kent.
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