JOHN BRIODY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Briody also recorded as Broidy
FORENAMES:John
BORN:c1803
AT:Faughenstown Westmeath Ireland
OCCUPATION[S]:Labourer
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:Roman Catholic
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1st REGIMENT NO:188
2nd REGIMENT NO:192
3rd REGIMENT NO:1005 [14LD]
ENLISTED:26 05 1823 Dublin
ATTESTED:27 05 1823 Dublin
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
DESCRIPTION ON ENLISTMENT:Age 20 years
Height 5' __"
Complexion Fresh
Eyes Grey
Hair Brown
DESCRIPTION ON DISCHARGE:Age 42 years
Height 5' 10"
Hair Grey
Eyes Grey
Complexion Sallow
Trade Labourer
TROOP NO:Jan 1824: Depot
May 1824: Troop 1
Jan 1826: Troop 1
1831: Troop 1
TROOP CAPTAIN:1831: Captain William Havelock
RANK:1824: Private
1826: Private
1829: Private
1831: Private
1834: Private
1839: Private, Scinde
1841: Private
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CHARACTER:Indifferent [14LD]
EMBARKATIONS:05 01 1824 England
DISEMBARKATIONS:06 05 1824 Bombay India
23 01 1848 Clifton Auckland New Zealand
CAMPAIGNS:1st Afghan War
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TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:14th Light Dragoons 30 09 1841
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:25 07 1845 Chatham
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:.
MEDICAL REASON: `This Man is recommended for Discharge on Account of Age, and length of Service in a Tropical Climate.
Kirkee 05 11 1844. B. D. ____, Surgeon 14LD.'

Opinion of the Principal Medical Officer, at Chatham, 05 07 1845:
`After examination at this General Hospital I am of opinion that Priv: John Briody in Unfit for Service, and is likely to be permanently disqualified for Military duty being Ruptured in right groin, and his strength and activity being declining.
W. M. Ford, Staff Surgeon Acting P.M.O.'
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POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:New Zealand Fencibles
To New Zealand with his wife Mary and daughter Margaret aboard the Clifton arriving in Auckland on 23 01 1848.
Resided at the fencible village at Panmure Auckland New Zealand.
His cottage has been relocated to the Howick Historic Village.
Possibly in a militia during the New Zealand Wars
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:17 03 1874 New Zealand
BURIED:18 03 1874 Roman Catholic cemetery Panmure New Zealand
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1ST WIFE:Mary
MARRIED:23 05 1823 Dublin
DIED:29 11 1869 New Zealand
BURIED:1869 Roman Catholic cemetery Panmure New Zealand?
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[1ST?] CHILD:Mary Ann Briody
BORN:c1824/1825 [Kaira] India
MARRIED:01 12 1839 Kirkee India after banns
Acting Corporal James McEntire 4LD, aged 29 years, born at Balbriggan, Protestant
Mary Ann Briody, aged 15 years, born at Kaira East Indies, Roman Catholic
Witnesses: George and Mary Bell
Officiating minister Rev. E. Mainwaring, Chaplain
By what military authority married? Lt. Col. Fendale [Fendall] commanding 4LD
Certified as correct by Thomas Lloyd, Lt. and Adjutant 4LD
NOTES:Possible daughter of Private John Briody 4LD and Mary
2ND CHILD:Patrick Briody
BORN:15 05 1829 [India]
BAPTISED:11 06 1829 Poonah India by [Chaplain] Roderiego, Antonia Lopez d.a. Conceva
NOTES:Son of Private John Briody 4LD and Mary
Enlisted in 14th Light Dragoons
Indian Mutiny Medal Roll
3RD CHILD:Margaret Briody
BORN:12 01 1834 [India]
BAPTISED:19 01 1834 Kirkee India by [Chaplain] Roderigo Ant Lopez da Conceiron
NOTES:Daughter of Private John Briody 4LD and Mary
Travelled to New Zealand with her parents in 1848
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/635-637
WO/12/641
WO/12/644
WO/12/649
WO/12/651
WO/97/22/147
BL SOURCES:IOR 355.134
OTHER SOURCES:FIBIS
Documents from a descendant
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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