ABSALOM BETTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Betts
FORENAMES:Absalom also recorded as Abraham
BORN:c1840
AT:Edgebaston Birmingham Warwickshire
OCCUPATION[S]:Jeweller
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:430
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:06 12 1858 Birmingham aged 18 years
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 5¼"
HEIGHT AT DISCHARGE:5' 5½"
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1858-1860: Private
PROMOTIONS:.
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:24 02 1859 Birmingham
COURT MARTIALS:Court martial at Birmingham for desertion & losing necessaries.
Tried on 26 05 1859 and sentenced to 84 days HL and stoppages
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS:.
DISEMBARKATIONS:.
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
DISCHARGED UNFIT:26 11 1860 Dublin aged 19 years
MEDICAL REASON:Scrofula and disease of heart const.
DESCRIPTION:Brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion
PRÉCIS OF SERVICE ON DISCHARGE: Private 2 years
Disallowed 9 months
Total service 1 year 3 months
Pension no claim
CHARACTER: Good
NOTES: Intention to live Birmingham Warwickshire
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/663-665
WO/86/10
WO/118/32
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES:.
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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