JAMES FORSTER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Forster
FORENAMES:James.
BORN:.
AT:Paddington London
OCCUPATION[S]:Labourer
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:953
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:18 10 1838 London [Recorded as 10 04 1838 on discharge]
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1838: Private
1839: Private
1841: Private
1855: Private
1863: Private
PROMOTIONS:.
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:Crimea: Alma, Inkermann and Sebastapol
EMBARKATIONS:16 03 1839 England
10 11 1841 Mary Bombay India
DISEMBARKATIONS:July 1839 Bombay India
12 03 1842 Mary Gravesend England
Sept 1854 Crimea
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:At Scutari [Hospital]: 20 01 1855 to 11 05 1855
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
NOTES:26 10 1840 to 12 11 1840: On field service
4th Quarter 1855: 11 days on ship, 81 days on shore
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:.
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:09 06 1863 North London 1
MEDICAL REASON:.
PENSION DISTRICT:1863: North London 1
1865: North London 1
NOTES:Intended residence Brown Street, off Grosvenor Square, London
Resident in Newcastle as late as 1873
COMPLETED LIMITED SERVICE:09 04 1863 Newbridge
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/648-649
WO/12/651
WO/12/659-660
WO/12/668
WO/23/52
WO/12/62
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
LINKS: http://www.dnw.co.uk/dnw/medals


4th Light Dragoons Index

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