JAMES DONALDSON

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Donaldson
FORENAMES:James
BORN:.
AT:Buckingham
OCCUPATION[S]:Tailor
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:961
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:25 10 1838 London
ATTESTED:06 11 1838
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1838: Private
1839: Private
1841: Private
1845: Private
1846: Private
1854: Private
PROMOTIONS:.
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:15 11 1838 to 25 11 1838 when returned from desertion
03 08 1845 Hounslow
COURT MARTIALS:At Dublin, 08 12 1846, for desertion and losing necessaries. Sentenced to 2 months HL and stoppages
Military confinement 05 04 1847. Tried by Regimental court martial 07 04 1847. Sentenced 20 days imprisonment.
To Barrack cells 09 04 1847 and released 26 04 1847.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:Crimea: Alma, Balaklava. List dated 07 01 1855
EMBARKATIONS:16 03 1839 England
10 11 1841 Mary Bombay India
DISEMBARKATIONS:10 07 1839 Bombay India
12 03 1842 Mary Gravesend England
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
DIED:25 10 1854 Balaklava, killed in the Charge
BURIED:.
WILL:8s 10d
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:Wife Eliza Donaldson, of Longford Ireland
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
1st WIFE: Eliza
MARRIED .
NOTES: Residing in Longford Ireland 1854
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/648-649
WO/12/651
WO/12/654
WO/12/655
WO/12/659
WO/86/5
WO/180/24
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
LINKS:.


4th Light Dragoons Index

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