JOHN ROYLS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Royls also recorded as Royals
FORENAMES:John
BORN:.
AT:Radcliffe
OCCUPATION[S]:Smith
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1st REGIMENT NO:1008
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ENLISTED:10 or 20 12 1838 Manchester
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RANK:1838-1839: Private
1841: Private
1849-1852: Private
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COURT MARTIALS:[1] Court martial at Athlone on 10 09 1849 for being drunk in Barracks
Sentenced to 84 days HL and 84 days solitary and stoppages
[2]Court martial at Athlone on 08 04 1850 for being absent and violent conduct. Sentenced to 168 days HL
[3] Court martial at Dublin on 17 03 1851 for Malingering. Sentenced to 50 lashes and 84 days HL
[4] General Court Martial on 22 05 1852
Charges:
First: For having at Ipswich on or about the 5th of May 1852 absented himself without leave from the 4th QOLD, and for not having returned till on or about the 6th day of May 1852 when he was drunk.
Second: For having at Ipswich on or about the 6th day of May 1852 struck with his hand Lance Sergeant John Howes, 4QOLD, his Superior Officer, a blow on the right cheek. The said Lance Sergeant John Howes then being in the execution of his office. The Prisoner pleaded Guilty to the First Charge only.
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 John Royls, No. 1008 of the 4QOLD is of the First Charge Guilty, 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 Bad Character, does in virtue thereof sentence him, the said Prisoner Private John Royls, No. 1008, of the 4QOLD to be transported as a felon for the term of seven years.
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 07 1852.
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EMBARKATIONS:16 03 1839 England
10 11 1841 Mary Bombay India
DISEMBARKATIONS:10 07 1839 Bombay India
12 03 1842 Mary Gravesend England
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TNA SOURCES:WO/12/648-649
WO/12/651
WO/12/657
WO/86/6
WO/91/35
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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