GEORGE BALME

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Balme
FORENAMES:George
BORN:.
AT:Leeds
OCCUPATION[S]:Draper
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:1049
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:02 02 1839 Manchester
Recorded as 21 [07] 1839 on discharge entry
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1839: Private
1841: Private
Jan 1847: Private, Corporal
Jun 1847: Sergeant, Private
1Q 1848: Corporal, Carrick on Suir, Waterford, Waterford
2Q 1848: Corporal, Waterford, Waterford, Carlow
3Q 1848: Corporal, Piltown
Sep 1851: Corporal, Private
1852-1853: Private
1854-1855: Private
1863: Private
PROMOTIONS: From Private to Corporal 04 01 1847 vice James Forsyth promoted to Sergeant
REDUCTIONS: From Sergeant to Private 19 06 1847
From Corporal to Private 25 09 1851
NOTES:Forfeited 1d GCP 16 06 1847
Forfeited 1d GCP 20 09 1851
Forfeited 1d GCP 06 08 1853
NOTES:Stationary quarters, Kensington 14-19 11 1852
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:In Military Confinement 16 06 1847. Tried by Regimental Court Martial 19 06 1847. Sentence, reduced.
Reinstated by Lt. Col. Lord George Paget.
Military Confinement 20 09 1851. Tried by Court Martial 25 09 1851. Sentence reduced.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:Crimea: Alma, Inkerman, B[alaklava] clasps. List dated 07 01 1855.
EMBARKATIONS:16 03 1839 England
06 11 1841 Repulse Bombay India
DISEMBARKATIONS:10 07 1839 Bombay India
28 03 1842 Repulse Gravesend England
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:01 12 1863 Dublin, completed 24 years service
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:01 12 1863 West London 1
MEDICAL REASON:.
PENSION DISTRICT:1863: West London 1
1865: East London 1 and Liverpool 1
1869: Liverpool 2
1870: Liverpool 1
NOTES:Discharge allowance Dublin to Manchester 10s 10d. Total allowance 1 10s 10d.
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/648-649
WO/12/651
WO/12/654-655
WO/12/657-659
WO/12/668
WO/23/52
WO/23/62
WO/180/24
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
LINKS:.


4th Light Dragoons Index

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