JAMES CLOUT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Clout
FORENAMES:James
BORN:06 11 1836
AT:Kirkee East Indies/India
OCCUPATION[S]:No trade
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:George Clout, Private 4LD
MOTHER:Hannah Jane Gray
SIBLINGS:Sarah Ann [d], George & Thomas Arthur
HALF SIBLINGS: Margaret, Jane, Richard & Henry
OTHER RELATIONS:Step-mother Margaret Kerwin
NOTES:Enlisted Royal Hibernian Military School prior to 05 02 1846, discharged 06 11 1851.
Army volunteer for 4LD
1st REGIMENT NO:1514
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:06 11 1851 Dublin aged 14 years
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:4' 11 3/4"
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1851-1853: Private
1853-1858: Trumpeter
1858-1863: Private
PROMOTIONS:11 11 1853 Private to Trumpeter
REDUCTIONS: 01 08 1858 Trumpeter to Private
NOTES:4th Quarter 1852 to 3rd Quarter 1853: Band member
DESERTIONS:Absent 08 03 1856 to 10 03 1856, pay [m____]
Pay forfeited 23 and 24 09 1856
Military confinement 11 01 1858 to 17 01 1858
Absent from 21 04 1858.
In custody of civil power Winchester 21 05 1858 to 19 11 1858
Military confinement 20 11 1858 to 19 02 1859
Pay forfeited 20 02 1859 to 21 02 1859
Military confinement 22 02 1859 to 28 02 1859, released 29 02 1859.
Absent from 19 05 1859 to 04 06 1859.
Military confinement 05 06 1859 to 27 09 1859, released 28 [09] 1859
Absent and pay forfeited 25 10 1859 to 26 10 1859 Manchester
Absent from 28 05 1860 Preston, rejoined 23 10 1860
Military confinement 23 10 1860 to 10 04 1861, released 11 04 1861
Military confinement 08 06 1861 to 23 06 1861, released 23 06 1861
Military confinement 13 05 1862, released 15 05 1862
Military confinement 31 05 1862, released 03 06 1862.
Military confinement 03 06 1862 to 06 05 1863.
COURT MARTIALS:Court martial at Birmingham for desertion and loss of necessaries.
Tried on 29 11 1858 and sentenced to 84 days HL and `D'
Court martial at Birmingham for desertion.
Tried at 09 06 1859 and sentenced to 112 days HL
Court martial at Dublin for desertion and loss of necessaries.
Tried on 26 10 1860 and sentenced to 168 days HL and stoppages
Court martial at Dublin for leaving his post.
Tried on 12 06 1861 and sentenced to 84 days HL. Remitted, not confirmed
Court martial at Fermoy for destroying necessaries &c &c.
Tried on 05 07 1862 and sentenced to 336 days HL, 50 lashes, P&P and Ignominy
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS:17 07 1855 England
DISEMBARKATIONS:17 07 1855 [Crimea]
NOTES:To Cavalry Depot 10 07 1854
Paid 01 07 1855 to 04 09 1855, 50 days at sea
Alternatively, paid 17 07 1855 - 30 09 1855: 33 days on board ship, 19 days in hospital.
4th Quarter 1855: 12 days on ship, 80 days on shore
2nd Quarter 1856: 22 days on board ship, 34 days on shore
On furlo 23 11 1856 to 28 12 1856.
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OTHER DUTIES:.
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TRANSFERRED TO:.
NOTES:.
DISCHARGED WITH IGNOMINY:06 05 1863 Richmond Bridewell Dublin
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
NOTES:Character bad
Length of service after age of 18 forfeited
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/657-668
WO/143
WO/86/10-12
WO/25/3869
BL SOURCES:IOR/N/3/12
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
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