JOHN FORD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Ford
FORENAMES:John
BORN:c1835 or 1837
Or 1831 [Age given as 78 years on 25 10 1909]
AT:Kensington
OCCUPATION[S]:Marble polisher
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:Robert Ford, Bricklayer
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:1547
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:30 12 1852 London aged 17 years
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 7 1/8"
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1852: Private
1855: Private
Apr 1860: Private, Hulme
1864-1865: Private
18__: Sergeant
PROMOTIONS:.
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:Crimean: Clasps for Balaclava, Inkermann, Alma and Sebastapol
Turkish
EMBARKATIONS: .
DISEMBARKATIONS:.
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:04 04 1855 to 11 05 1855 At Scutari
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
COMPLETED LIMITED SERVICE:30 12 1865 Hamilton
NOTES:Discharge allowance Hamilton to Edinburgh, Edinburgh to London 1 10s. Total allowance 1 15s.
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:02 08 1911
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
1ST WIFE:Harriet Clarke [x] Spinster, of 4 Quay Street
Daughter of Henry Clarke, Farmer
MARRIED: 22 04 1860 Manchester Cathedral Ref. No. 398
Married after banns by H H Westmore, Chaplain
John, Bachelor, 23 years, Private 4LD, Barracks Hulme
Witnesses Samuel Thompson [x] and Jane [Thornyied] [illegible]
BORN:c1832
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/657
WO/12/660
WO/12/668
WO/12/670
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
Manchester Cathedral Marriages
The War Correspondent Vol. 28, No., 4, Jan 2011
LINKS:.


4th Light Dragoons Index

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