JAMES GOODWIN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Goodwin
FORENAMES:James
BORN:c1789
AT:Bridge Town West Indies
OCCUPATION[S]:.
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:West Indian of African ancestry?
1st REGIMENT NO:12
2nd REGIMENT NO:14
ENLISTED:1809 or 21 02 1820
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:Dec 1821: Troop 2
1822: Troop 1
Jan 1824: Troop 8
Jan 1826: Troop 8
1831: Troop 8
TROOP CAPTAIN:1831: Captain Alexander Houstoun
RANK:1820: Private
1821: Private, Trumpeter
1822: Farrier
1824-1826: Trumpeter
1831: Trumpeter
1834: Trumpeter
1836: Trumpeter, Trumpet Major
1839: Trumpet Major Sergeant, Scinde
1841: Trumpet Major
PROMOTIONS:Private to Trumpeter: 25 10 1821 [or 1820]
Trumpeter to Trumpet Major 03/04 01 1836 vice Godrey Richard
REDUCTIONS: .
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS:31 12 1821 Dunira Gravesend England
DISEMBARKATIONS: 16 05 1822 Dunira Bombay India
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:Also served with 18th Light Dragoons
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
NOTES:06 01 1841: Invalided to England
DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:1841
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:09 06 1841 North London 1
MEDICAL REASON:.
PENSION DISTRICT:1841: North London
1865: North London 1
NOTES:Note in Jstor: `...Early African Musicians in Europe. Among the last to serve were a trumpet major of the Fourth Light Dragoons (until 1842) and three trombonists of the Second Life Guards (until the 1850s)...'
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
DIED:20 10 1865
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
1ST WIFE:Ann Julian, Spinster, signed with a cross
MARRIED:11 05 1825 at Kaira after banns published on three successive Sundays
by Minister Ambrose Goode, Chaplain.
Witnesses: J. Hodgetts, Sarah Fredrick
James Goodwin, Trumpeter, Bachelor, signed with a cross
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES:WO/97/54/62
WO/12/634-637
WO/12/641
WO/12/644-645
WO/12/649-650
WO/23/52
WO/23/62
BL SOURCES:IOR/MAR/L/B21
IOR/N/3/7
OTHER SOURCES: .
LINKS:links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0090-7790(197323)1%3A2%3C166%3AEAMIE%3E2.0.CO%3B2-N -


4th Light Dragoons Index

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