|SURNAME:||Allan also recorded as Allen||FORENAMES:||William||BORN:||c1790||AT:||St Johns Stamford Lincolnshire||OCCUPATION[S]:||Servant||RELIGION/DENOMINATION:||.||FATHER:||.||MOTHER:||.||SIBLINGS:||.||OTHER RELATIONS:||.||NOTES:||.||1st REGIMENT NO:||.||2nd REGIMENT NO:||.||ENLISTED:||15 09 1808||ATTESTED:||.||HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:||.||DESCRIPTION AT DISCHARGE:||To prevent any improper use being made of this Discharge, by its falling into other Hands, the following is a Description of the said William Allen, he is about Thirty Seven years of Age, is Five Feet, Nine Inches in height, Brown Hair, Hazel Eyes, Fair Complexion, and by Trade or occupation a Servant.||TROOP NO:||1822: Troop 4
Jan 1824: Troop 4
Jan 1826: Troop 4
Jan 1827: Troop 4
|TROOP CAPTAIN:||.||RANK:||1822: Private
|PROMOTIONS:||.||REDUCTIONS:||.||DESERTIONS:||.||COURT MARTIALS:||.||GIVEN UP TO:||.||GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:||.||MEDALS:||.||EMBARKATIONS:||15 01 1827 Bombay India||DISEMBARKATIONS:||.||CAMPAIGNS:||.||OTHER DUTIES:||Also served with 25th Light Dragoons and 17th Light Dragoons||TRANSFERRED FROM:||Volunteered from 17th Light Dragoons 25 07 1822||TRANSFERRED TO:||.||DISCHARGED:||June 1827
These are to certify that William Allen Private born in the Parish of St Johns in or near the Town of Stamford in the County of Lincoln was enlisted for the aforesaid Regiment [4th Light Dragoons] at Kaira on the 25th day of July 1822 at the age of Thirty One for Unlimited Service.
That he hath served in the Army for the space of Eighteen Years and 272 days after the Age of Eighteen according to the subjoined.
That he is not to my knowledge incapacitated by the sentencing of a General Court Martial from receiving Pension.
That he has received all just Demands of Pay, Clothing, &c from his Entry into the Service to the Date of this Discharge, as appears by his receipt underneath.
I William Allen do hereby acknowledge that I have received all my Clothing, Pay, Arrears of Pay and all just Demands whatsoever from the time of my entry into the Service to the time of this Discharge.
Certified by John A Henderson, Lieut. 4th Lt Dragoons and signed by Wm Allen with a cross.
Given under my hand and Seal of the Regiment at this 31st day of October 1826.
Horse Guards, 13th June 1827.
Confirmed ... Signature of the Commanding Officer ____ Major, Comg. 4 Dns
|DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:||.||ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:||.||MEDICAL REASON:||That by Authority of ___ dated ___ 18__ he is hereby Discharged in consequence of his Constitution being worn out from repeated attacks of Fever and Rheumatism.
Signed [W.] Thomson, Surgeon, 4th Light Dragoons and Jno. Quin[lla], Surgeon to the Forces, P.M.O.
|STATEMENT OF SERVICE:||
25th Light Dragoons from 15 09 1808 to 01 03 1819, Private 10 years 168 days
17th Light Dragoons from 02 03 1819 to 24 07 1822, Private 3 years 145 days
4th Light Dragoons from 25 07 1822 to 13 06 1827, Private, 4 years 324 days
Total of service, Private 18 years 272 days
In East or West Indies from 15 10 1809 to 0_ 06 1827, Private 17 years 17 days
|CHARACTER:||That his general conduct as a Soldier has been Good||PENSION DISTRICT:||.||NOTES:||.||COMPLETED LIMITED SERVICE:||.||POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:||.||POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:||.||DIED:||.||BURIED:||.||WILL:||.||BENEFICIARY:||.||NEXT OF KIN:||.||PRIZE MONEY:||.||NOTES:||.||TNA SOURCES:||WO/97/12/142
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