BENJAMIN JACOBS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Jacobs also recorded as Jakobs
FORENAMES:Benjamin
BORN:c1832
AT:Taunton
OCCUPATION[S]:Baker
RELIGION/DENOMINATION:.
FATHER:.
MOTHER:.
SIBLINGS:.
OTHER RELATIONS:.
NOTES:.
1st REGIMENT NO:1499
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:25 07 1851 Westminster London aged 19 years 6 months
ATTESTED:.
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 8"
TROOP NO:.
TROOP CAPTAIN:.
RANK:1851: Private
1854-1855: Private
1858: Private
1863: Lance Corporal, Private
PROMOTIONS:.
REDUCTIONS: .
NOTES:1858: Band member
DESERTIONS:.
COURT MARTIALS:.
GIVEN UP TO:.
GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:.
MEDALS:.
EMBARKATIONS:.
DISEMBARKATIONS:.
CAMPAIGNS:.
OTHER DUTIES:16 09 1854: To General Depot Scutari
01 10 1854 to 31 12 1854: At Scutari
03 02 1855: From Scutari
TRANSFERRED FROM:.
TRANSFERRED TO:.
NOTES:4Q/1855: 11 days on ship, 81 days on shore
COMPLETED LIMITED SERVICE:27 07 1863 Newbridge
NOTES:Discharge allowance Newbridge to Dublin 2s 2d., Dublin to London 1
Total allowance 2 2s 2d.
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:.
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:.
NOTES:Character Good. 12 years served after age 18 years
DIED:.
BURIED:.
WILL:.
BENEFICIARY:.
NEXT OF KIN:.
PRIZE MONEY:.
NOTES:.
TNA SOURCES: WO/12/657
WO/12/659-660
WO/12/663
WO/12/668
WO/25/3869
BL SOURCES:.
OTHER SOURCES: Honour the Light Brigade
LINKS:.


4th Light Dragoons Index

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