General Henry Richmond Jones CB


Henry Richmond Jones commanded the Carabiniers in the Crimea. In the Indian Mutiny he was a Colonel in command of General Penny's column when Penny was killed by the first shot fired at Kirkrowlie. At that battle a gun was captured. He commanded a brigade of cavalry at the capture of Bareilly on 7 May 1858. He served under Lord Clyde for the rest of the campaign.' His medals include the Companionship of the Order of the Bath, following his work in the Indian Mutiny. Also the Order of the Medjidie 5th class, and Crimean and Mutiny medals. He lived in Leamington and was married with one daughter who married Robert O Milne of Leamington. 1825 Cornet in 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) 1826 'Lieutenant 1830 'Captain 1846 'Brevet-Major 1850 'Major 1851 'Lieutenant-Colonel commanding 6DG 1854 'Colonel (28 Nov) 1858 'Took command of column at Kirkrowlie on 30 April 1865 'Major-General (2 April) 1871 'Colonel of 14th King's Hussars, 24 Feb 1873 'Lieutenant-General (6 Dec) 1873 'Colonel of 6 DG (Carabiniers), 15 May 1877 'General (1 Oct) 1881 'Died in October.'


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