JOHN HAWKINS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Hawkins
FORENAMES:John
BORN:c1803
AT:Coderton Devonshire
OCCUPATION[S]:Labourer
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:119
2nd REGIMENT NO:101
ENLISTED:1819
ATTESTED:29 10 1819 aged 17 years at Exeter Devonshire
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:.
TROOP NO:1822: Troop 3
1831: Troop 5
TROOP CAPTAIN:1831: Captain Francis Dermott Daly
RANK:1822: Private
1831: Private
1834: Private
1836: Private
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CHARACTER: A good and efficient soldier seldom in Hospital previous to his present illness, trustworthy and sober.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS:31 12 1821 Dunira Gravesend England
03 01 1836 India [to England]
DISEMBARKATIONS:16 05 1822 Dunira Bombay India
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DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:09 10 1835
ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:.
MEDICAL REASON: Enlargement of a great number of the lymphatic glands of the left side of the neck extending from the shoulder of the left side of the upper part of the chest to the chin, ear and back of the head and temple. He cannot wear a stock or button his jacket. The disease originated in Kaira after a severe course of mercury for the cure of fever and it has been gradually increasing since his arrival in the Deccan. He has been frequently in Hospital since 1833, chiefly on account of the above disease. It does not appear in the histories of his different admissions that his illness was caused or aggravated by irregularities. His conduct in Hospital has been correct. Kirkee October 1835.'
PENSION DISTRICT:.
DESCRIPTION AT DISCHARGE: 33 years, 5' 6", brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion
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TNA SOURCES:WO/97/62/34
WO/12/641
WO/12/644-645
BL SOURCES:IOR/MAR/L/B21
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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