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SIR EDWARD STRICKLAND. Commissary-General Sir Edward Strickland, K.C.B., whose death is announced, was born in 1821, the second son of Mr. Jerrard Edward Strickland, by Annie, his wife, daughter of Mr. Francis Cholmeley, of Brandsby, Yorkshire, and was a descendant of the very ancient family of Strickland of Sizergh. He served in Canada during the rebellion, 1838-9; in Cephalonia, 1847-8; at the Alma in 1855, for which he had the medal with clasp and Turkish medal; and in New Zealand, 1864-6. He was district Commissary-General at the Cape, 1867-8, and Commissary-General to the Forces during the Zulu War. Sir Edward married first, in 1842, Georgina Fanny, daughter of Frederick Augustus Hely, of Enghurst, Sydney ; and secondly, in 1877, Frances Mary, daughter of General John Tatton Brown Grieve, C.B. He was made K.C.B. in 1879, and retired as Commissary-General in 1881.