JAMES FORSYTH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Forsyth also recorded as Forsythe
FORENAMES:James
BORN:.
AT:Dundee
OCCUPATION[S]:Machine maker
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:1076
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:02 10 1840 London [NB: Discharge says enlisted 1839, but enlistment appears in 1840 P&M Roll]
ATTESTED:07 10 1840
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1840: Private
1843: Private, Corporal
1845: Corporal, Provost Sergeant
1854: Private
PROMOTIONS:Private to Corporal 02 06 1843
Corporal to Provost Sergeant 18 07 1845.
Note no separate listing for Provost Sergeant in the Pay and Muster Rolls, and Forsyth remains listed
as a Corporal in later musters of this year.
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS:05 06 1840 Java England
10 11 1841 Mary Bombay India
DISEMBARKATIONS:26 10 1840 Java Bombay India
12 03 1842 Mary Gravesend England
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:.
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:18 05 1869: [Dundee] or free discharge 1854
MEDICAL REASON:.
PENSION DISTRICT:[1869]: Dundee
1873: Dundee
NOTES:.
FREE DISCHARGE:20 05 1854 Canterbury or discharged to out pension 1869
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:12 01 1876
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/650-651
WO/12/659
WO/23/62
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES:FIBIS
LINKS:.


4th Light Dragoons Index

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