JOSEPH BOLTER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Bolter
FORENAMES:Joseph
BORN:c1832
AT:Edington Westbury Wiltshire
OCCUPATION[S]:Labourer
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:214
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:19 02 1858 Portsea aged 26 years
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 4"
HEIGHT AT DISCHARGE:5' 4˝"
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1858: Private
1860-1861: Private
PROMOTIONS:.
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:Court martial at Birmingham for desertion and losing necessaries.
Tried on 19 10 1858 and sentenced to 84 days HL, `D' and stoppages
Court martial at Manchester for habitual drunkenness.
Tried on 06 06 1860 and sentenced to 84 days HL and stoppages
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS:.
DISEMBARKATIONS:.
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:Also served with Wiltshire Militia: Private 1 year
TRANSFERRED FROM:Volunteered from Wiltshire Militia
TRANSFERRED TO:.
DISCHARGED UNFIT:13 05 1861 Dublin aged 30 years
MEDICAL REASON: Chronic bronichitis constit. aggravated by irregular habits
DESCRIPTION:Brown hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion
PRÉCIS OF SERVICE ON DISCHARGE:Examined [by Pension Board] 13 05 1861
Private 3 years 3 months
Forfeited by desertion 2 years 3 months
Total service 2 years
Pension no claim
CHARACTER: Bad
NOTES: Intention to live Westbury Wilts.
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/662
WO/12/666
WO/86/10-11
WO/118/32
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES:.
LINKS:.


4th Light Dragoons Index

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