WAR-OFFICE, Dec. 24.-5th Regt. Drag. Guards—Capt. J. D. Murray, from half. pay Unatt, to be Capt. vice Brevet Major A. Bolton, who exchanges ; Lieut. A. W. B. Burton to be Capt. by purchase, vice Murray, who retires; Cornet H. H. 31‘Nede to be Lieut. by purchase, vice Burton ; Cornet 1t. G. B. Bolton, from the lit Dreg. Guards, to be Comet, vice M`Neile. 2d Drags.—Capt. W. Boyd, from the 87ei Foot, to be Capt. vice Robertson, who exchanges. lith Light Drags.—Brevet Ma- jor J. Douglas, to be Major, by purchase, vice Jones, promoted in 3t1 West India Regt.; Lieut. A. Brisco to be Capt. by purchase, vice Douglas. 7th itegt. of Foot —Capt. R. Y. Shipley, from the 55th Foot, to be Capt. vice Verner, who exchanges. 10th Foot—Ensign H. Henderson to be Lieut. by purchase, vim !tither, who retires. 12th Foot—Lieut. W. E. Crofton: to be Capt. without purchase, vice Hearn, dec., Ensign T. E. Miller, to be Lieut. without purchase, vice Crofton; Serg.-Alsjor. G. Gibson, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice •Miller. 20th Foot—Acting Assist-- Burg. J. Meane to be Assist.-Surg. vice Cole, promoted in the 1st West India Bee. 55th Foot—Capt. J. D. Verner, from the 7th Foot, to be Capt. vice Shipley, who es' changes. 79th Foot—Brevet Col. H. Walpole, from half-pay 39th Foot, to be Lieut.' Col. vice Hon. L. Manic, who exchanges; Major E. J. Elliot to be Lieut.-Col. b7 purchase, vice Walpole, who retires; Brevet Major J. Douglas to be Major. by pus' base, vice Elliot; 1Lieut. K. R. Maitland tube Capt. by purchme, vice Douglas ; Ensign H. H. Stevenson to be Lieut, by purchase, vice Maitland. 87th Foot-Capt. A. Robertson, from the 2d Drags. to be Capt. vice Boyd, who exchanges. 90th Foot-Capt. T. Purcell, from hall-pay lJnatt. to be Capt. (repaying the difference) Viet Brevet Major J. B. Mann, who exchanges; Lieut. T. J. Meredith to be Capt. by purchase, vice Purcell, who retires ; Ensign H. LI. Crealock to be Lieut. by pur- chase, vice Meredith, 95th Foot-Major J. W. Smith to be Lieut.-Col. by purchase, vice Walter, who retires ; Capt. H. Hume to be Major, by purchase, vice Smith; Lieut J. G. Eddington to be Capt. by purchase, vice Muse; Ensign F. J. Taylor to be Lieut, by purchase, vice Eddington.
let West India Regt.-Assist.-Surg. R. J. Cole, M.D. from the 20th Foot, to be Surg. vice J. E. Stewart, M.D. who retires upon half-pay. 2d West India Regt.- Serg.-Major M. Burleigh„ from the 1st West India Regt. to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Thompson, deceased. 3d West India Regt.-Major I. W. Jones, from the 11th Light Drags. to be Lieut.-CoL by purchase, vice Findlay, who retires. Brevet-Capt. J. D. Murray, of the 5th Drag. Guards, to be Major in the Army ; Brevet Major J. D. Murray, of the 5th Drag. Guards, to be Lieut.-Col. in the Army ; Capt. T. Purcell, of the 90th Foot, to be Major in the Army ; Brevet Major T. Purcell, of the 90th Foot, to be Lieut.-CoL in the Army. The under-mentioned Cadets of the East India Company's Service to have the local and temporary rank of Ensign, during the period of their being placed under the command of Col. H. D. Jones, of the Royal Engineers, at Chatham, for field instruction in the art of Sapping and Mining-S. T. Trevor, Gent. ; G. Newmarch, Gent.; T. Beckley, Gent.; C. W. Finch, Gent. ; J. L. Watts, Gent.; I. M. Gong, Gent.; .7. N. Hunter, Gent.; J. Beatty, Gent.