WILLIAM BIRD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Bird
FORENAMES:William
BORN:c1807
AT:St Martin in the Fields, London Middlesex
OCCUPATION[S]:Taylor
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:445
2nd REGIMENT NO:427
ENLISTED:22 03 1827 London
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:Nov 1827: Troop 6
1831: Troop 6
TROOP CAPTAIN:1831: Captain William Parlby
RANK:1827: Private
1831: Private
1834: Private, Trumpeter
1835: Trumpeter, Private
1839: Private, Scinde
1841: Private
Dec 1846: Private, Corporal
1Q 1848: Corporal, Kilkenny, Waterford, Kilkenny
3Q 1848: Corporal, Piltown
Apr 1851: Sergeant
PROMOTIONS:From Private to Trumpeter 13/14 07 1834
From Private to Corporal 28 12 1846 vice William H Thorpe promoted to Sergeant
REDUCTIONS: From Trumpeter to Private 15/16 06 1835
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS:06 11 1841 Repulse Bombay India
DISEMBARKATIONS:26 10 1827 Bombay India
28 03 1842 Repulse Gravesend England
CAMPAIGNS:1st Afghan War
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:16 04 1851 to Invalid Depot Dublin
28 04 1851 Discharged Dublin
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:13 05 1851 Londonderry
MEDICAL REASON:.
PENSION DISTRICT:1851: Londonderry
1855: Preston
1859: Edinburgh 1
1865: Edinburgh
1868: Dublin 1 and Norwich
NOTES:.
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:20 or 25 07 1874
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/97/19/85
WO/12/637
WO/12/641
WO/12/644-645
WO/12/649
WO/12/651
WO/12/654-655
WO/12/657
WO/23/52
WO/23/62
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES:.
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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