JOHN BURGHERSH FORBES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Forbes
FORENAMES:John Burghersh also recorded as Barghersh [?], Burghesch and Burghesh
BORN:c1819
AT:Perth
OCCUPATION[S]:Clerk
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:1020
2nd REGIMENT NO:1330
ENLISTED:01 01 1839 or 10 01 1839 London
June 1847
Recorded as 10 10 1843 on transfer entry
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:1839: Depot Troop
1840: Depot Troop
1842: Depot Troop
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1839: Private, Corporal
1840: Corporal, Sergeant
1842: Sergeant, Private
1847: Corporal, Sergeant
3Q 1847: ___, Waterford 3rd muster
4Q 1847: Sergeant, Waterford
1Q 1848: Sergeant, Waterford, Waterford, On Command Dublin
2Q 1848: Sergeant, Waterford, Waterford, Carlow
3Q 1848: Sergeant, Piltown
1850: Sergeant, Private
1854: Private, Corporal
1864-1865: Troop Sergeant Major
1867: Troop Sergeant Major
1869: Troop Sergeant Major
PROMOTIONS:Private to Corporal 01 06 1839, Depot
Corporal to Sergeant 15 07 1840, Depot
Private to Corporal 25 10 1854
REDUCTIONS: Sergeant to Private 12 01 1842, Depot
Sergeant to Private 13 11 1850. Reduced at own request and by authority from Lt. General Sir G. Scobell commanding 4LD.
NOTES:31 03 1842 From Depot Maidstone [to Regiment]
2Q 1864: Good shooting pay. Entitled to an extra 7s 7d. per quarter
3Q 1864: Good shooting pay. Entitled to an extra 7s 8d. per quarter
1Q 1865: Good shooting pay. Entitled to an extra 7s 6d. per quarter
3Q 1865: Good shooting pay. Entitled to an extra 7s 8d. per quarter
4Q 1865: Good shooting pay. Entitled to an extra 7s 8d. per quarter
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:Crimea: Alma, Inkerman, B[alaklava] clasps. List dated 07 01 1855.
EMBARKATIONS: .
DISEMBARKATIONS:.
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:9th Lancers 01 07 1847
TRANSFERRED TO:Camb. Yeomanry Cavalry 01 08 1867 York
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:.
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:02 11 1869: [Newcastle]
MEDICAL REASON:.
PENSION DISTRICT:[1869]: Newcastle
1873: Newcastle
NOTES:.
DISCHARGED BY PURCHASE:28 12 1842 30
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:31 08 1895 Newcastle
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/648-652
WO/12/655-656
WO/12/659
WO/12/668-671
WO/23/62
WO/180/24
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
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