Order of the Bath

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Our honest Captain had been promoted in consequence of the death of the second Major of the regiment on the field; and the brave O'Dowd, who had distinguished himself greatly here as upon all occasions where he had a chance to show his coolness and valour, was a Colonel and Companion of the Bath.
The British Army promoted Gordon to Lieutenant-Colonel and he was made a Companion of the Bath, while his popularity at home saw him nicknamed "Chinese Gordon".
The top honour, a companion of the Bath CB, went to top civil servant Stephen Leach, who has been Director of Criminal Justice and Chairman of the Northern Ireland Criminal Justice Board.

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