|SURNAME:||Murphy||FORENAMES:||William||BORN:||c1832||AT:||Newcastle-under-Lyne||OCCUPATION[S]:||Watchmaker||RELIGION/DENOMINATION:||.||FATHER:||.||MOTHER:||.||SIBLINGS:||.||OTHER RELATIONS:||.||NOTES:||.||1st REGIMENT NO:||394||2nd REGIMENT NO:||.||ENLISTED:||20 09 1858 Aldershot HQ aged 26 years||ATTESTED:||.||HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:||5' 6"||TROOP NO:||.||TROOP CAPTAIN:||.||RANK:||1858: Private
|PROMOTIONS:||.||REDUCTIONS:||.||DESERTIONS:||03 03 or 22 04 1860 Manchester||COURT MARTIALS:|| On 12 06 1860 at Manchester for desertion and losing necessaries.
Sentenced to 84 days HL, stoppages and `D'
 General Court Martial at Dublin on 04 12 1863.
First: For having at Dublin on or about the 26th Oct 1863, wilfully broken two panes of glass, value two shillings and fourpence [2/4] in the Barrack Room window.
Second: For having on or about the date and place as specified in the First Charge struck with his clenched fist on the face Lance Corporal Joseph Barnett of the 4th Hussars, he the said Lance Corporal Joseph Barnett being his Superior Officer, and 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 what the Prisoner has stated in his defence, are of opinion that he, the Prisoner, No. 394 Private William Murphy 4th Hussars is of the First Charge Guilty, and of the Second Charge Guilty.
Sentence: The Court having found the Prisoner Guilty of both charges preferred against him, which being in breach of the Articles of War, and taking into consideration his general indifferent Character, his being in the First Class, and his former conviction, do now sentence him, the Prisoner, No. 394, Private William Murphy 4th Hussars to undergo an imprisonment with Hard Labor for a period of 365 days and further to be placed under stoppages until the amount of two shillings and fourpence being the value of two panes of glass broken by him be made good in conformity with the 134th Article of War.
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 07 02 1861
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