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DEATH OF GEN, SIR G. BROWN, G.C.B. General Sir George Brown, GC.B., expired on Sun- day,morning at his residence, Link wood, near Elgin, the house in which he was born. He had attained his seventy-sixth year. During nearly the last sixty years, almost to the time of his death, the late General served in the carmy, sooingmllch glorious active service, and discharging many important commands, the last being that of tie forces in Ireland, to which he was ap- pointed fivs years ago. The present generation will beet TememSer Sir Geo. Brown as the Commander of the Light Division during the Crimean war; and for the brilliant perseverance with with which he swept over the obstacles prepared by the Russians on the slopes beyond the Alma, and fought his way to the Rights. In that action his horse fell .pierced with eleven bullets, but he himself was not wounded. At Inkermann he again rendered important service, and was-wounded. When he was able to return to duty ielad the troops at the unsuccessful storming of the Redan on June 18, 1855; and afterwards commanded the expeditionary forcein the sea of Azoff. He was at this time sixty-five jears old. This was the last active service in which he was engaged, but in earlier yoara he had been present at the attack on Copen. hagen, and fought through the whole of the great Peninswar War.

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