CHARLES DUPERIER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Duperier also recorded as Duperior, Dupreirer and Du Pirrier
FORENAMES:Charles
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1st REGIMENT NO:305
2nd REGIMENT NO:306
ENLISTED:16 05 1826 London
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TROOP NO:Oct 1826: Depot Troop
March 1827: Depot Troop
Jun 1828: Depot Troop
1831: Troop 5
TROOP CAPTAIN:1831: Captain Francis Dermott Daly
RANK:1826: Private, Corporal
1827: Corporal
1828: Sergeant, Private
1829: Private, Sergeant
1830: Sergeant, Corporal, Private
1831: Private
1833: Private, Sergeant
1834: Sergeant
1839: Sergeant, Persia
1840: Sergeant, Troop Sergeant Major, Ensign [26th]
1841: Troop Sergeant Major
1844: Lieutenant [80th]
1852: Captain [80th]
1845: Major [80th]
PROMOTIONS: Private to Corporal 25 10 1826
Private to Sergeant 02 06 1829
Private to Sergeant 31 10/01 11 1833
Sergeant to Troop Sergeant Major 06/07 08 1840
Promoted to Ensigncy in 26th [Cameronian] Regiment of Foot 29 12 1840
Lieutenant to Captain 07 05 1852
Captain to Major 01 12 1854
REDUCTIONS: Sergeant to Private 24 06 1828, Depot
Sergeant to Corporal 26 05 1830
Corporal to Private 16 12 1830
NOTES:On Furlo 25 02 1827 to 24 03 1827
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MEDALS:28 08 1835: Order of the Lion and Sun, Gold medal, group of three
1842: China
1854: India General Service
Pegu
EMBARKATIONS:21 02 1829 Duke of Sussex England
DISEMBARKATIONS:02 06 1829 Duke of Sussex Bombay India
CAMPAIGNS:Present at Ningpo, Chapoo, Shanghae, Woosung, Chin Kiang Foo and Nankin.
Wounded at Chin Kiang Foo
Served with the 80th in the Burmese War of 1852-1853 including actions in Donabew against Nameatoon
OTHER DUTIES:1833: On command, Persia
1839: On command, Persia.
While serving in the 4LD was employed in Persia from 1833-1839 organizing the army of the Shah, for which services he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Order of the Lion and Sun.
Served in China with the 26th.
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TRANSFERRED TO:26th [Cameronian] Regiment of Foot 29 12 1840.
80th regiment 26 07 1844
RETIRED:From 80th Regiment on full pay
Notice in Bulletins and Other State Intelligence:
`To be Majors in the Army: ... Captain Charles Duperier, retired full-pay, 80th Foot. Dated 1st December 1854.'
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1st WIFE:Ellen Sheppard
MARRIED:January 1850
NOTES:Notice in Limerick Chronicle 16 01 1850: Lieut. CHarles Duperier, 80th Regiment, to Ellen Sheppard, daughter of Wm. Downing, Esq. of Falmouth
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/638-641
WO/12/637
WO/12/643-644
WO/12/649-650
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OTHER SOURCES:FIBIS
LINKS:http://www.dnw.co.uk/dnw/medals
http://www.irishancestralpages.com/Limerick%20Chronicle/duperiersheppard.htm


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