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Colley, Sir George (1835-1881), an English soldier, entered the army in 1852, when he received an ensigncy in the Queen's (2nd Foot), He was a border magistrate in Cape Colony in 1857-58, and served in China in 1860. He was next brigade-major at Plymouth, and a professor at the Staff College. He commanded the transport service in the Ashantee campaign, and in 1875 he went with General Wolseley to Natal. He then became private seoretary to Lord Lytton, the Viceroy of India, and in 1880 he was made Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Natal. He was shot at the action with the Boers at Majuba Hill in February, 1881.