GEORGE THOMAS BASTIN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Bastin
FORENAMES:George Thomas also recorded as Thomas George
BORN:c1815/1816
AT:Hoxton London Middlesex
OCCUPATION[S]:No trade [1] Clerk [2]
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1st REGIMENT NO:1120
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:22 06 1823 and 1836 listed, possibly referring to 11th Hussars
11 05 1847 London, aged 31 years 10 months, 4th Light Dragoons
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 7 5/8".
TROOP NO:Mar 1841: Depot Troop
1842: Depot Troop
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1840: Private
1841: Private, Corporal, Private
1842: Private, Sergeant
1844: Private
1847-1848: Private
1853: Private
PROMOTIONS:Private to Corporal 13 03 1841, Depot
REDUCTIONS:Corporal to Private 04 10 1841, Depot
Sergeant to Private 2Q/1842 when Regiment returned to England and Depot Troop was amalgamated
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:Court martial at Galway for being drunk on duty. Tried on 21 11 1848 and sentenced to 70 days
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TRANSFERRED FROM:11th Hussars 01 06 1840
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DISCHARGED BY PURCHASE:31 12 1844 Norwich 25, Private
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:15 12 1853 Invalid Depot
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:13 12 1853 West London 1
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PENSION DISTRICT:1853: West London 1
1855: East London
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NOTES:Bastin appears to have first served in the 11th Hussars, then transferred to the 4LD in 1840, served until 1844 when he purchased his discharge, rejoined the 4LD in 1847, being allotted his old number [1120], and finally was discharged to out pension in 1853.
TNA SOURCES:WO/97/17/34
WO/12/650-653
WO/12/655
WO/12/658
WO/23/52
WO/86/6
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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