OBIT: GENERAL George Colville BORTHWICK, who has been appointed Commander-in-Chief in Eastern Roumelia, is the youngest son of the late Mr. Peter BORTHWICK, M.P., for Eversham, and is a brother of Sir Algernon BORTHWICK.He entered the Turkish army in 1862, and was promoted for his services in the Cretan War. He visited in his military capacity Syria, Armenia, and other provinces of the Ottoman Empire, and took part in the great war against the Russian aggression in 1877. For these services he bears the war medals and also the Medjidie decoration. he was appointed Military AttachEto the Commission which settled in Eastern Roumelian Constitution, and subsequently Commander of the Gendarmerie of that important province. Upon the resignation of General STRECKER, General BORTHWICK has now succeeded to the command in chief of the forces of Eastern Roumelia
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