|SURNAME:||Duperier also recorded as Duperior, Dupreirer and Du Pirrier||FORENAMES:||Charles||BORN:||.||AT:||.||OCCUPATION[S]:||.||RELIGION/DENOMINATION:||.||FATHER:||.||MOTHER:||.||SIBLINGS:||.||OTHER RELATIONS:||.||NOTES:||.||1st REGIMENT NO:||305||2nd REGIMENT NO:||306||ENLISTED:||16 05 1826 London||ATTESTED:||.||HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:||.||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
1828: Sergeant, Private
1829: Private, Sergeant
1830: Sergeant, Corporal, Private
1833: Private, 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||DESERTIONS:||.||COURT MARTIALS:||.||GIVEN UP TO:||.||GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:||.||MEDALS:||28 08 1835: Order of the Lion and Sun, Gold medal, group of three
1854: India General Service
|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.
|TRANSFERRED FROM:||.||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.'
|POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:||.||POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:||.||DIED:||.||BURIED:||.||WILL:||.||BENEFICIARY:||.||NEXT OF KIN:||.||PRIZE MONEY:||.||NOTES:||.||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
|BL SOURCES:||.||OTHER SOURCES:||FIBIS||LINKS:||http://www.dnw.co.uk/dnw/medals
4th Light Dragoons Index