But his courage, though impugned, was sufficient to make him press for a court-martial, and a court at last assembled in 1760.
A court martial stripped him of his military rank.
His management of the war, more especially on Lake Champlain, was severely criticized, and he was threatened with a court-martial, but died before the trial came on.
O'Reilly was arrested at Dublin, where his regiment was then quartered, tried by court-martial for concealing his knowledge of an impending mutiny, and sentenced to be shot, but the sentence was subsequently commuted to twenty years' penal servitude.
Byng was brought home, tried by court-martial, condemned to death, and shot on the 14th of March 1757 at Portsmouth.
After the war of independence he was tried by court-martial, but acquitted.
In 1757 he had formed part of the court martial which had condemned Admiral Byng, and had been active among those who had endeavoured to secure a pardon for him; but neither he nor those who had acted with him could produce any serious reason why the sentence should not be carried out.
Nearly 700 were executed by court-martial.
Warm words passed between Washington and Lee, which subsequently led to the latter's court-martial and suspension for a year.
Under Prince Ferdinand he pursued the same despotic methods of government which had characterized his administration during the regency; Major Panitza, who had organized a revolutionary conspiracy, was tried by court-martial and shot at Sofia in 1890; four of his political opponents were hanged at Sofia in the following year, and Karavelov was sentenced to five years' imprisonment.
It was not till 1899 that the unfortunate prisoner was brought back to France for retrial by court-martial, and even then, so strong was the anti-Semitic and military prejudice, he was again found guilty "with extenuating circumstances" at Rennes (September 9), though ten days later he was "pardoned" by President Loubet.
He was accused of being the chief instigator of the Barcelona rising, was tried by court martial (Oct.
He was honorably acquitted of blame by a court martial.
acquitted of blame by a court martial.
adjudged guilty by a court martial of ill treating his crew and fined six month's pay.
court-martial jurisdiction of a military commander and its extent are determined by his superiors.
Two of the natives implicated were court-martialled and shot (February 15); others were subsequently arrested and tried by court martial.
The superior officers had to surrender "at mercy," and Lucas and Sir George Lisle were immediately tried by court martial and sentenced to death.
Execution of Maximilian, with the Mexican generals Miramon and Maximilian, Mejia, was tried by court-martial, and, refusing (or 1867.
Sprengtporten had insulted the guards by giving precedence over them at a court-martial to some officers of his own dragoons.
On the ist of February 1881 Arabi and two other Egyptian colonels, summoned before a court-martial for acts of disobedience, were rescued by their soldiers, and the khedive was forced to dismiss his then minister of war in favour of Mahmud Sami.
The court-martial is, in every case, composed of the commander of the district as president, and four officers, assisted by a judge-advocate (Kriegsgerwhtsrat), who conducts the case and swears the judges and witnesses.
Frederick was placed under arrest, deprived of his rank as crown prince, tried by court-martial, and imprisoned in the fortress of Ciistrin.
A court-martial, assembled by order of a friendly admiralty, and presided over by a warm partisan, "most honourably acquitted" him on the charge "that, on the 12th of April, the enemy's ships being then on fire, and the signal having been made that they could be destroyed, he did, for a considerable time, neglect or delay taking effectual measures for destroying them"; but this decision was in reality nothing more than a party statement of the fact that a commander-in-chief, a supporter of the government, is not to be condemned or broken for not being a person of brilliant genius or dauntless resolution.
annoying to hear of people who regard a court-martial as a punishment in itself.
7 court-martial, 53 of the crew and passengers, including Fry and some Americans and Englishmen, were executed on the 4th, 7th and 8th of November.
court-martial trials known today in which a death penalty was pronounced that resulted in an execution.
This was reported to Jackson, who had the man arrested, tried by court-martial, and shot in twenty minutes.
court-martial summaries of case law, a reading list on military legal issues, information on the courts-martial system and international links.
In late 2002, Sgt. Walker was brought before a court-martial on two counts of negligent homicide.
injudicious conduct in command in the Med led to his recall and court-martial.
So I had to attend a court martial of the sergeant in charge, to give my version of events.
Back to top We had a subalterns ' court-martial the other day.
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One of these under Humbert succeeded in landing a force in Killala Bay, and gained some success in Connaught before it was subdued by Lake and Cornwallis, Wolfe Tone's brother Matthew being captured, tried by court-martial, and hanged; a second, accompanied by Napper Tandy (q.v.), came to disaster on the coast of Donegal; while Wolfe Tone took part in a third, under Admiral Bompard, with General Hardy in command of a force of about 3000 men, which encountered an English squadron near Lough Swilly on the 12th of October 1798.
At his trial by court-martial in Dublin, Tone made a manly straightforward speech, avowing his determined hostility to England and his design "by fair and open war to procure the separation of the two countries," and pleading in virtue of his status as a French officer to die by the musket instead of the rope.
Placed under court-martial for his conduct, Baratieri was acquitted of the charge for having been led to give battle by other than.
Eufemia, a station on the line along the General Medina and other officers were tried by a Nicaraguan court-martial for the murder of Grace and Cannon, but were acquitted on the -28th of January 1910.
The order was skilfully obeyed, and the prince was hurried before a court-martial hastily summoned at that castle.
Though section 61 of the Naval Judge Discipline Act 1866 recognizes the possibility of his Advocate presence at a court-martial, he does not nowadays the attend, but is represented by his deputy or by an Fleet.
officiating deputy judge advocate appointed ad hoc by the admiralty, the commander-in-chief of the fleet or squadron who convenes the court-martial, or, if no such appointment is made, by the president of the court-martial.
In accordance with the provisions of Ã¯¿½ 61 of the Naval Discipline Act 1866, in the absence of the judge advocate of the fleet and his deputy, an officiating judge advocate is appointed for each court-martial.
The officiating judge advocate is usually the secretary of the flagofficer convening the court-martial or some other officer of the accountancy branch.
He was intensely interested in the Dreyfus case, but his robust constitution was undermined by the anxieties and disappointments occasioned by the Zola trial and the Rennes court-martial, and he died in Paris on the 13th of November 1899.
After the war Henry Wirz, the superintendent, was tried by a court-martial, and on the 10th of November 1865 was hanged, and the revelation of the sufferings of the prisoners was one of the factors that shaped public opinion regarding the South in the Northern states, after the close of the Civil War.
A court martial appointed in 1778 acquitted him on every charge.
A few days later he was tried by court-martial on charges brought against him by Pope, and on the 21st of January 1863 was sentenced to be cashiered "and for ever disqualified from holding any office of trust under the government of the United States."
Even suggestions of disloyalty were not wanting; an attempt to try him by court-martial was only frustrated by Prince Hohenlohe's action in taking upon himself, as commanderin-chief, the whole responsibility for Massenbach's actions.
While in that rank he was led by his self-assertive temper into a quarrel with his superior, Lieutenant Philip Beaver (1766-1813), for which he was sent before a court-martial.
All right, you can tell all about it at the court-martial.
This arbitrary act, though adopted by the chamber, was at once construed as a fresh attempt to maintain the judgment of the first court-martial; but in the interval President Faure (an anti-Dreyfusard) died, and the accession of M.
Warned by Frederick, Keith escaped; but Katte delayed his flight too long, and a court-martial decided that he should be punished with two years' fortress arrest.
Caracciolo, who had been caught whilst attempting to escape from Naples, was tried by a court-martial of Royalist officers under Nelson's auspices on board the admiral's flagship, condemned to death and hanged at the yard arm.
At a court-martial in 1857 Colonel Abbott, inspector general of ordnance, gave evidence that "the tallow might or might not have contained the fat of cows."
He also set up three courts of justice: a tribunal for petty causes under a factor with native assessors, a court of appeal under the deputy governor and members of council, and a court-martial.
After his return he was accused of having disobeyed the orders of the commanding officer, was tried by court-martial, and was acquitted.
At all events, the whole court of cassation decided that there must be a new court-martial, and M.
The conduct of Lord Cochrane, as he was called till the death of his father, was brilliant and was rewarded by the order of the Bath, but his aggressive temper led him into making attacks on the admiral which necessitated a court-martial on Gambier.
First the Calabrians were tried by court-martial, and a large number condemned to death or the galleys.
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