JOHN GILCHRIST

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Gilchrist
FORENAMES:John
BORN:c1829
AT:Dublin
OCCUPATION[S]:Cabinet maker
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:1312
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:21 01 1847 Dublin HQ aged 18 years
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 8 3/4"
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1847: Private
1855: Private
1857-1858: Private
1860: Private
PROMOTIONS:.
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:20 12 1857 Camp Aldershot
COURT MARTIALS:Court martial at Aldershott for theft, desertion & losing necessaries
Tried on 08 04 1858 and sentenced to 84 days HL, 50 lashes, `D' and stoppages
Court martial at Coventry for striking a private.
Tried on 12 11 1858 and sentenced to 50 lashes
Court martial at Manchester for theft and breaking out of barracks
Tried on 25 01 1860 and sentenced to 50 lashes, Pay and Privileges and Ignominy
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS: .
DISEMBARKATIONS:.
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:.
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
NOTES:4Q/1855: 11 days on ship, 81 days on shore
DISCHARGED WITH IGNOMINY:15 02 1860
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
NOTES:Character very bad. 1 year 162 days served after age of 18 years
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/654
WO/12/660
WO/12/662
WO/12/664
WO/25/3869
WO/86/9-11
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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