JOHN GEORGE BAKER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Baker
FORENAMES:John George
BORN:c1819
AT:Diss or Gissing Norfolk
OCCUPATION[S]:Shoemaker
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:888
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:23 06 1837 London
ATTESTED:30 06 1837
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:Jan 1839: Depot Troop
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1837: Private
1839: Private, Trumpeter,
1840: Trumpeter, Private
1841: Private, Trumpeter
1842: Trumpeter, Private
1Q 1848: Private, Clonmel, Waterford, Clonmel
1851: Private, Corporal
1854: Corporal, Sergeant
1855: Sergeant
1861: Troop Sergeant Major
PROMOTIONS:From Private to Trumpeter 03 01 1839, Depot
From Private to Trumpeter 06/07 01 1841
From Private to Corporal 26 09 1851 vice Prince resigned
From Corporal to Sergeant 20 10 1854 vice Kelly promoted
REDUCTIONS:From Trumpeter to Private on embarkation, 05 06 1840
From Trumpeter to Private on arrival in England and reduction of troops 31 05 1842 / 01 06 1842
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:Crimea: Crimea, Alma, Inkerman, B[alaklava] clasps. List dated 07 01 1855.
EMBARKATIONS:05 06 1840 Java England
10 11 1841 Mary Bombay India
DISEMBARKATIONS:26 10 1840 Java India
12 03 1842 Mary Gravesend England
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:23 07 1861 Dublin
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:23 07 1861 Chester
MEDICAL REASON:.
PENSION DISTRICT:1861: Chester
1863: North London 1
1865: North London 1
NOTES:Troop Sergeant Major at discharge
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:Relieving Officer, Barnet Union
RESIDENCES:1871: Tapster Street, Barnet, Middlesex
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES: 4Q/1855: 11 days on ship, 81 days on shore
1ST WIFE:Hannah Elizabeth Witting
BORN:c1821, Diss, Norfolk
MARRIED:3Q 1856 Depwade
NOTES:.
1ST CHILD:Alice Mary Baker
BORN:3Q 1857, Depwade, Diss, Norfolk
NOTES:.
2nd CHILD:Ellen Frances Baker
BORN:2Q 1860 and also registered 4Q 1860, Depwade, Diss, Norfolk
DIED:4Q 1860 Depwade Norfolk
NOTES:.
1871 CENSUS:RG-10/1332
Barnet Middlesex
Tapster Street
Schedule 101
John G. Baker, Head, Mar, 52, Relieving Officer Barnet Union and Chelsea Pensioner
Gissing Norfolk
Hannah E. Baker, Mar, 50, Diss Norfolk
Alice M. Baker, 13, Scholar, Diss, Norfolk
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/647-652
WO/12/655
WO/12/657
WO/12/659-660
WO/12/666
WO/23/52
WO/23/62
WO/180/24
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES:Honour the Light Brigade
FIBIS
LINKS:.


4th Light Dragoons Index

../w-icons/cavalrysword.gif