|SURNAME:||Slade||FORENAMES:||John||BORN:||.||AT:||Ross||OCCUPATION[S]:||Tailor||RELIGION/DENOMINATION:||.||FATHER:||.||MOTHER:||.||SIBLINGS:||.||OTHER RELATIONS:||.||NOTES:||.||1st REGIMENT NO:||768||2nd REGIMENT NO:||.||ENLISTED:||08 08 1835 Maidstone HQ||ATTESTED:||.||HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:||.||TROOP NO:||.||TROOP CAPTAIN:||.||RANK:||1835-1836: Private
|PROMOTIONS:||.||REDUCTIONS:||.||DESERTIONS:||.||COURT MARTIALS:||General court martial at Royal Barracks, Dublin, on 30 03 1848
First: For having at Waterford Barracks on or about the 8th day of March 1848 disobeyed the lawful command of Sergeant J.B. Forbes, his Superior Officer, in having refused to receive a Bridle from him although repeatedly ordered to do so by the said Sergeant J.B. Forbes.
Second: For having at or about the same time and place as stated in the First Charge struck Sergeant J.B. Forbes, his Superior Officer when in the execution of his duty.
Third: For having at or about the period as stated in the First Charge made away or lost through neglect the following articles of his Regimental Necessaries, Clothing and Horse Appointments, vizt. 1 pair of Scifsors, 1 pair of Gloves, 1 Water Brush, 1 Spoon, 1 Razor, 1 Horse Picker, 1 Plume and 1 Cloak Strap.
Opinion: The Court having duly considered the evidence given in support of the Prosecution against the Prisoner Private John Slade, No. 768 of the 4LD, as also what he has stated in his defence, is of opinion that he is Guilty of the First Charge. The Court is also of opinion that he is Guilty of the Second Charge. The Court is also of opinion that he is Guilty of the Third Charge.
Sentence: The Court Martial having found the Prisoner Guilty of the charges preferred against him, and having taken into its consideration his previous convictions and general Bad Character adjudges that the Prisoner, Private John Slade. No. 768, of the 4LD be transferred as a Felon for a period 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 08 06 1848, Horse Guards
...The sentence of this Court Martial, together with Her Majesty's pleasure thereupon, will be duly notified to the Lord Chief Justice of HM Court of Queen's Bench, or Common Pleas, in Ireland, as directed by the 23rd Clause of the Mutiny Act...
Sent to Convict Depot [Hultin] on 15 09 1848.
|GIVEN UP TO:||.||GOOD CONDUCT BADGES:||.||MEDALS:||.||EMBARKATIONS:||25 06 1836 Royal Admiral England
10 11 1841 Mary Bombay India
|DISEMBARKATIONS:||22 11 1836 Royal Admiral Bombay India
12 03 1842 Mary Gravesend England
|CAMPAIGNS:||.||OTHER DUTIES:||.||TRANSFERRED FROM:||.||TRANSFERRED TO:||.||DISCHARGED:||16 09 1848 Transported Newbridge||DISCHARGED TO OUT PENSION:||.||ADMITTED TO OUT PENSION:||.||MEDICAL REASON:||.||PENSION DISTRICT:||.||NOTES:||.||DISCHARGED BY PURCHASE:||.||FREE DISCHARGE:||.||DISCHARGED ON REDUCTION:||.||DISCHARGED WITH IGNOMINY:||.||DISCHARGED UNFIT:||.||COMPLETED LIMITED SERVICE:||.||POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE:||.||POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]:||.||DIED:||.||BURIED:||.||WILL:||.||BENEFICIARY:||.||NEXT OF KIN:||.||PRIZE MONEY:||.||NOTES:||.||TNA SOURCES:||WO/12/645-646
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