WILLIAM BROOKS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Brooks also recorded as Brookes
FORENAMES:William
BORN:c1834
AT:Frettenham
OCCUPATION[S]:Labourer
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:1595
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:03 02 1854 Norwich aged 20 years 2 months
Enlisted 30 04 1854 at London according to discharge entry
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 7 1/8"
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1854: Private
1855: Private
1864: Private
1866: Private
PROMOTIONS:.
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS:25 05 1855 England
DISEMBARKATIONS:25 05 1855 [Crimea]
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:No. 1595 recorded at Scutari from 10 10 1855 to 01 11 1855, but name given as Martin, not William.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
COMPLETED LIMITED SERVICE:08 05 1866 Edinburgh
NOTES:Family allowance, wife and [4] children, 5s.
Discharge allowance Edinburgh to London 10s. Total allowance 1 15s.
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
1ST WIFE:Name unknown, alive in 1866 along with [4] children
MARRIED:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/658
WO/12/660
WO/12/668
WO/12/671
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
LINKS:.


4th Light Dragoons Index

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