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WAR OFFICE, Dec. 13.-13th Light ,Drags.—Sergt.-Major W. Doyle, from the 6th Drags. to be Cornet, without purchase. vice. Hoare, promoted. 9th Foot—Lieut.-Gen. Sir T. Arbuthnot, K.C.B. from 52d Foot, to be Col. vice Lieut.-Gen. Sir Jobb Ca- meron, dec. 48th Foot—Assist.-Staff-Surg. D. Dyce to be Surg. vice E. M'Iver, who retires upon half pay. 524 Foot—Major-Gen. Sir E. Gibbs, K.C.B. from 68th Foot, to be Col. vice Sir T. Arbuthnot, appointed tr 9th Foot; the Hon. E. G. Curzon to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Read, who retires. 55th Foot—Lieut. H. H. Warren to be Paymaster, vice Daniell, dec. 68th Foot—Major-Gen. C. Nicol to be Col. vice Sir E. Gibbs, appointed to 52d Foot. 7211 Foot—M. Irwin, M.D. to be Assist.-Surg. 73d Foot—Ensign the Hon. W. J. G. Chetwynd to be Lieut. by purchase, vice Davis, who retires ; R. M. Hicksou, Gent. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Chetwyud. 74th Foot- Lieut. D. Godley, from the 3d West India Regt. to be Lieut. vice J. Inmas, who re. tires on half-pay of 63.1 Foot. 80th Foot—Lieut. W. Cookson to be Capt. by purchase. vice Marsh, who retires; Ensign W. W. 0. St. John to be Limit. by purchase, vice Cookson ; H. W. J. A. Braham, Gent. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice St. John. 3d West India Regt.—Lieut. P. Bolton, from half-pay 634 Foot, to be Lieut. Vie* Godley, appointed to tho 74th Foot.

Ceylon Rifle Regt.—E. E. H. O'Brien, M.D. to be Assist.-Surg. vice Powell. ap- pointed to the Staff; H. F. Deicers, Gent, to be Ancist-Surg. vice Swettenham, ap. pointed to the Staff.

Hospital Staff—Staff-Assist.-Surg. J. M'Gregor to be Staff.Sarg. of the Second Claw, vice D. M'Gregor, dec.; Assist.-Surg. G. W. Powell, M.D. from the Ceylon Rifle Regt. to be Assist.-Sorg. to the Forces. vice M'Gregor, promoted on the Staff; Assist.- Sung. W. K. Swettenbam, M.D. from the Ceylon Riga Regt. to be Assist,-Sorg. to the Forces, vice Dyee, promoted in the 48th Foot.