|SURNAME:||Hayes||FORENAMES:||Henry||BORN:||c1794||AT:||Dalkeith near Edinburgh, Midlothian||OCCUPATION[S]:||Labourer||RELIGION/DENOMINATION:||.||FATHER:||.||MOTHER:||.||SIBLINGS:||.||OTHER RELATIONS:||.||NOTES:||.||1st REGIMENT NO:||68 [17th Lancers]||2nd REGIMENT NO:||.||ENLISTED:||1809||ENLISTED BY:||.||BOUNTY:||.||ATTESTED:||16 05 1809 at Shoreham, Sussex aged 16 years.||HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:||.||HEIGHT AT DISCHARGE:||5' 8 3/4"||DESCRIPTION ON ENLISTMENT:||.||DESCRIPTION ON DISCHARGE:||42 10/12 Years of Age, Brown Hair, Grey Eyes, Fair Complexion.||TROOP NO:||Dec 1821: Troop 3
1822: Troop 4
|TROOP CAPTAIN:||.||RANK:||1821-1822: Private||PROMOTIONS:||.||REDUCTIONS:||.||NOTES:||When he left the Regiment [17th Lancers] in 1836, John O'Flaherty was the Sergeant Major of his Troop||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 17th Light Dragoons||TRANSFERRED FROM:||.||TRANSFERRED TO:||.||DISCHARGED:||09 03 1836 Manchester||DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:||.||ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:||.||REGIMENTAL BOARD:||
Proceedings of a Regimental Board, held in conformity to the Articles of War, for the purpose of verifying
and recording the Services, Conduct, Character, and cause of Discharge of Henry Hayes, Private of the
Seventeeth Regiment of Lancers.
Manchester Barracks, March 5th 1836
President M.C.D. St Quintin, Members George M. [Heane/Shearer], Captain, and R.H. Trotter.
Henry Hayes appeared, and the Board having personally examined and compared the Regimental Records,
the Soldier's Book, and other documents, report to the following effect:
Service which he is entitled to reckon, after making every deduction required by HM Regulations up to the
5th March 1836 is 25 years and 114 days, the details of which, as extracted from the Regimental documents,
are stated herein.
Pay and Clothing: Henry Hayes, being asked up to what period he has been paid, answered, that his Account
was balanced up to the end of the present Month, being further asked whether he has any other claim on the
Regiment for Arrears of Pay, Allowances, or Clothing, answered that he has received all just demands from his
Entry into the Service, up to the 5th March 1836, and has no unsatisfied claim whatever.
The Board have verified that his Soldier's Book is correctly balanced, and signed by the Officer Commanding
his Company, and they further declare that they have impartially enquired into and faithfully reported their
opinion on all the matters brought before them, in accordance with the Regulations and Instructions issued by
Signed H. Hayes
Certified Edward Croker, Lieutenant, and M.C.D. St Quintin, Captain and President
Confirmed ______, Lieut-Colonel Commanding, Manchester Barracks, 5th March 1836.
|CAUSE OF DISCHARGE:||At his own request, receiving a modified Pension of 10d a day.
Henry Hayes, Private in the 17th Rgiment of Lancers, hereby declare that I do, of my own free will, request to
be discharged from HM's Service and I further declare, that a period of not less than thirty days has elapsed
since I first made application for my Discharge; and it has been fully explained to me, and I perfectly understand,
that in receiving my Discharge at my own request, I entirely relinquish all Claim to Pension, and that, even if I
should re-enlist, my past Services prior to the Date of my present Discharge cannot be allowed to be reckoned
for the purpose of obtaining any benefit from Chelsea Hospital.
Signed in presence of Officer commanding the Troop at Manchester this 5th day of March, 1836.
|MEDICAL REASON:||Blank, Confirmed John [Gaworth], AAG, Horse Guards 9 March 1836.||STATEMENT OF SERVICE:|| 1st service: After the age of 18 years, which he is entitled to reckon up to the 5th March, 1836 is Twenty five
years and one Hundred and Fourteen Days, the statement of which is as follows:
4LD, Time expired, Private from 15 05 1811 to 20 12 1822, 11 years and 220 days
17 Lancers, re-enlisted, Private from 21 10 1822 to 05 03 1836, 13 years and 76 days
Served East Indies from 12 05 1822 to 18 05 1823, total 1 year and 7 days, half period total 183 days.
Total of statement 25 years and 114 days
Further service from 06 03 1836 to 09 03 1836 when finally discharged: 4 days
Total service allowed to reckon to the day of final discharge: 25 years and 118 days
Served One year in the East Indies, Two years and a half in the Peninsula, present at the battles of Vittoria and Toulouse.
|CHARACTER:||The Officers composing the Board having examined the Defaulter's Book and received parole testimony
from Lieut. and Adjutant [Hanson?] are of opinion that his conduct has been that of a good and efficient soldier,
trustworthy and sober.
|PENSION DISTRICT:||Admitted as an In Pensioner 01 07 1866. Ref. G6535.||NOTES:||.||DISCHARGED BY PURCHASE:||.||FREE DISCHARGE:||.||DISCHARGED ON REDUCTION:||.||DISCHARGED WITH IGNOMINY:||.||DISCHARGED UNFIT:||.||COMPLETED LIMITED SERVICE:||01 12 1822. Oct-Nov 1822: Sent to England, his period of service expiring 2_ 05 1823||POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:||.||POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:||Henry Hayes intends to reside at Tottenham, near London.||DIED:||23 06 1878 Ref H30272.||BURIED:||.||WILL:||.||BENEFICIARY:||.||NEXT OF KIN:||.||PRIZE MONEY:||.||NOTES:||.||1841 CENSUS:||HO 107-583-13
40 Kingston Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire
Henry Hayes, 40, Musician, Scotland
Ellen Hayes, 40, Ireland
Henry Hayes, 15, Not in county
James Hayes, 13, Ireland
John Hayes, 9, Ireland
Mary Hayes, 21, Silk weaver, Not in county
Maria Hayes, 17, Silk weaver, Not in county
|1871 CENSUS:||Chelsea Hospital
Henry Hayes, Inmate, Widower, 78, Chelsea In Pensioner, Scotland
|1st WIFE:||[Ellen]||NOTES:||Wife [illegible] of Private Henry Hayes, travelled on the Dunira to India in 1822||1st CHILD:||[Mary A.] Hayes||BORN:||c1819/1820||NOTES:||Child of Private Henry Hayes, born aboard and travelled on the Dunira to India in 1822||2nd CHILD:||Henry Hayes||BORN:||06 03 1822 At sea aboard the Dunira||DIED:||June 1822 Kaira India aged 3 months||BURIED:|| 06 1822 Kaira India. Officiating Minister Samuel Payne, Chaplain||NOTES:||Child of Private Henry Hayes, travelled on the Dunira to India in 1822||3RD CHILD:||Maria Hayes||BORN:||c1824||NOTES:||.||4TH CHILD:||James Hayes||BORN:||c1826 Ireland||NOTES:||.||5TH CHILD:||John Hayes||BORN:||c1828 Ireland||NOTES:||.||TNA SOURCES:|| WO/12/634-635
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