t military movement, by which those who were in the British service were rescued from a position of great peril.
Most truly yours, George Grey.
The Rt. Hon. Sir George Grey, K. C. B., Soldier, Explorer, Administrator, Statesman, Thinker, and Dreamer, to quote James Milne, was born in 1812, and died in 1898. He was buried in St. Paul's Cathedral, being accorded a public funeral.
Governor of South Australia, when twenty-nine, he was subsequently twice Governor, and, later, Premier, of New Zealand; appointed as the first Governor of Cape Colony, 1854-59, Sir George Grey, by a daring assumption of personal responsibility, probably saved India, as Lord Malmesbury said, by diverting to India British troops meant for China, and also despatching re-enforcements from the Cape — the first to reach India — on the outbreak of the Mutiny.
He was active in English public life in 1868-70, and in Australian affairs in 1870-94 (Milne's Romance of a Proconsul).
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