Clipped From Blackheath Gazette
the 25. of had to The deaih La recorded of Lord Abingrr, C.B., at Fortwiliiam, Jnveroeai. Bis lordship was attacked a week ago by influenza, to which pneumonia followed and ended fatally on Saturday. The late William Frederick Scarlett, third Lord Abinger, was the elder and last surviving son of Robert Campbell, the second Baron, and was born in 1828, ocdisequerni./ was in his 66th year. Ue entered the Army in 1846, as cornet ia the Scots Fusilier Guards, and served in the Crim-an campaign of 1854-56, including th*j battles of Alma, Inkerman, and Balaeiava, the siege of Srbastopol, and sortie on October 2tkh. Be was appnintr*. extra side-de* cams to bis uncle. Sir James Yorke Scarlett, who led the famous charge of the Beavy Brigade at Balaclava, in November, 1854, and rejoined his regrment in the succeeding April. For his services he received the Crimean medal and four clasps and the &tb class of tho Medjidie. Lord Abinger retired on half-pay. with the rank of lieutenant-general. In 1882. The late peer succeeded to the family htnmm on the death of bis father in 1861, and two yrars later married Helen, niece of Major-General /. it. ssa^ruder, then eoaunaadin? the Confederate (one< In Texas, by which lady be leaves an only son (the Boo. Jamea Yorke MacGregor Scarlett, his successor in the barony) and three daughters. The new peer was born in lo71, and is a lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion of the Cameron Highlanders. The late Lord Abinger commanded for some years the West London Volunteer firigad*. Ooe of Ue last public appearances was at tne opening of the new Drill-hall In North London for the l?tb ' lOddleeex Volonteera.