|SURNAME:||Marvin||FORENAMES:||Samuel||BORN:||c1833||AT:||Leicester or St. Margarets/Maynards?||OCCUPATION[S]:||Labourer||RELIGION/DENOMINATION:||.||FATHER:||.||MOTHER:||.||SIBLINGS:||.||OTHER RELATIONS:||.||NOTES:||.||1st REGIMENT NO:||393||2nd REGIMENT NO:||.||ENLISTED:||20 09 1858 Aldershot HQ aged 25 years
Recorded as 21 09 1858 in discharge entry
|ATTESTED:||.||HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:||5' 5 and 1/8"||TROOP NO:||1866: E. Troop||TROOP CAPTAIN:||.||RANK:||1858-1859: Private
|PROMOTIONS:||.||REDUCTIONS:||.||DESERTIONS:||16 03 1859 Birmingham||COURT MARTIALS:|| On 15 07 1861 at Dublin for desertion and losing necessaries.
Sentenced to 56 days HL, stoppages and `D.'
 On 22 04 1863 at Newbridge for striking a superior officer.
Sentenced to 562 days HL, 168 days solitary. ½ remitted.
 General Court Martial at Dundalk on 28 10 1864
First: For having at Dundalk on or about the 15th day of October 1864 struck with his clenched fist on the face Troop Sergeant Major William Lay, 4th Hussars
Second: For having at the same time and place made use of insubordinate language to Troop Sergeant Major William Lay in saying, `I would like to have a round with you for five minutes.' He, the said Troop Sergeant Major W. Lay being his, prisoner Samuel Marvin's Superior Officer then and there in the execution of his office.
Opinion: The Court having maturely weighed and considered the evidence in support of the Prosecution together with the Prisoner having nothing to urge in his defence, are of opinion, with regard to the First Charge that he, the Prisoner, No. 393 Private Samuel Marvin of the 4th Hussars is Guilty. With regard to the Second Charge that he, the Prisoner, No. 393 Private Samuel Marvin of the 4th Hussars is Guilty.
Sentence: The Court having found the Prisoner Guilty of both the charges preferred against him, which being in breach of the Articles of War, and taking into consideration his former convictions and general very Bad Character do now sentence him, the Prisoner, No. 393, Private Samuel Marvin of the 4th Hussars to suffer a Corporal Punishment of fifty  lashes in accordance with the 120th Article of War and further to undergo an imprisonment with Hard Labor for a period of six hundred and seventy two  days in accordance with the 121st Article of War. The Court also adjudge the Prisoner to forfeiture of all advantages as to additional pay, good conduct pay and pension on discharge which may have accrued from past of may accrue from future service in accordance with the 119th Article of War, and further recommend that he be discharged from HM's service with Ignominy and marked with the letters BC in accordance with the 26th Clause of the Mutiny Act.
The Judge Advocate General humbly submitted to Her Majesty to approve and confirm the finding and sentence of the Court. ...Confirmed by the Queen on 28 11 1864
|GIVEN UP TO:||.||NOTES:||In civil prison, civilian offence, first confined 27 04 1864
In civil prison, civilian offence, first confined 10 10 1864, released 13 10 1864
In civil prison, military offence, first confined 30 12 1864, released 30 08 1866
|GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:||.||MEDALS:||.||EMBARKATIONS:||.||DISEMBARKATIONS:||.||CAMPAIGNS:||.||OTHER DUTIES:||.||TRANSFERRED FROM:||Volunteered from 1 Stafford militia||TRANSFERRED TO:||.||DISCHARGED WITH IGNOMINY:||From gaol in Edinburgh on 13 08 1866.||POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:||.||POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:||.||DIED:||.||BURIED:||.||WILL:||.||BENEFICIARY:||.||NEXT OF KIN:||.||PRIZE MONEY:||.||NOTES:||.||TNA SOURCES:|| WO/12/663-664
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