TIMOTHY PAKE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Pake
FORENAMES:Timothy
BORN:c1828
AT:Diss or Uckenhall/Rickenhall, Norfolk
OCCUPATION[S]:Turner [or Farmer]
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1st REGIMENT NO:1337
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ENLISTED:23 08 1847 London aged 19 years 10 months
ATTESTED:29 08 1847?
HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 8[]"
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RANK:1847-1848: Private
1850-1852: Private
1857: Private
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DESERTIONS:03 08 1848 Newbridge
06 03 1851 Dublin
14 05 1852 Woolwich
26 07 1857
COURT MARTIALS:[1] Court martial at Athlone for desertion and losing necessaries
Tried on 28 01 1850 and sentenced to 50 lashes. 50 lashes remitted
[2] Court martial at Hampton Court for desertion and losing necessaries
Tried on 23 08 1851 and sentenced to 224 days HL, stoppages and `D.' 2 months remitted
[3] General Court Martial at Chatham on 21 09 1852
Charges:
First: For having deserted from the 4QOLD at Woolwich on or about the 14th day of February 1852 and for not having returned until brought back under escort to Ipswich on or about the 4th day of September 1852.
Second: For having at or about the period of his desertion as stated in the First Charge made away with or lost through neglect the following Articles of his Regimental Clothing and Necessaries, vizt. 1 Shirt, 1 pair of Socks, 1 pair of Boots and Spurs, 1 pair of Drawers, 1 Flannel Waistcoat, 1 Forage Cap, 1 pair of Overalls, 1 pair of Gloves, 1 pair of Hoof Pickers, 1 Water Sponge, 1 Horse Brush and 1 Stable Jacket.
Opinion: The Court having duly weighed and maturely considered the evidence adduced in support of the Prosecution together with what the Prisoner has urged in his defence, is of opinion, that he, the Prisoner, Private Timothy Pake, No. 1337 of the 4QOLD is of the First Charge Guilty, or the Second Charge Guilty.
Sentence: The Court having found the Prisoner Guilty of the two charges exhibited against him, which being in breach of the Articles of War, and taking into consideration his former convictions and general very Bad Character, in virtue thereof sentence him, the said Prisoner, Private Timothy Pake, No. 1337, of the 4QOLD to suffer imprisonment with Hard Labor for the period of two years composed of 24 Lunar months, to be marked with the Letter D in the manner proscribed in the 35th Clause of the Mutiny Act and to be placed under stoppages tillt he cost of replacing the articles enumerated in the Second Charge vizt. 1 Shirt, 1 pair of Socks, 1 pair of Boots and Spurs, 1 pair of Drawers, 1 Flannel Waistcoat, 1 Forage Cap, 1 pair of Overalls, 1 pair of Gloves, 1 pair of Hoof Pickers, 1 Water Sponge, 1 Horse Brush and 1 Stable Jacket, as deficient, be made good in conformity with the 33rd 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 06 12 1852
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NOTES:Nb: Honour the Light Brigade has Henry Pake, Private, No. 337, enlisted pre 1830
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/655
WO/12/657
WO/12/662
WO/86/6
WO/91/35
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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