HENRY SMITH

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Smith
FORENAMES:Henry
BORN:c1829
AT:Aston Warwickshire
OCCUPATION[S]:Brass Founder
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1st REGIMENT NO:1359
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ENLISTED:10 03 1848 London aged [1]9 years and 2 months
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HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 8"
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RANK:1848: Private
1850: Private
1852: Private
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COURT MARTIALS:[1] Court martial at Woolwich on 08 01 1852 for disobedience of orders.
Sentenced to 84 days HL. 28 days remitted
[2] Court martial at Norwich on 14 06 1852 for disobedience of orders.
Sentenced to 168 days HL, half remitted
[3] General Court Martial at Chatham on 16 10 1852
Charges:
First: For having when at Sword Drills at Ipswich on or about the 22nd day of September 1852 offered violence against Corporal Thomas Howes of the 4QOLD, his Superior Officer then being in execution of his office, by making a thrust and also a cut at him with his sword, saying at the same time, `Stand back, you ____ or I'll run you through,' or words to that effect.
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 Henry Smith, No. 1359 of the 4QOLD is of the Charge Guilty.
Sentence: The Court having found the Prisoner Guilty of the charge exhibited against him, which being in breach of the Articles of War, and taking into consideration his former convictions and general very Bad Character, does in in virtue thereof sentence him, the said Prisoner, Private Henry Smith, No. 1359, 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 12 1852.
...Her Majesty was pleased to approve and confirm the Finding and Sentence of the Court and to commend that the Prisoner be transported accordingly beyond the seas to such place as Her Majesty by the advice of Her Privy Council shall think fit to nominate and appro__ it../
GIVEN UP TO:Royal Artillery Dublin as a deserter on 08 06 1850
Note: Was brought back from Royal Artillery on 18 09 1850
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DISCHARGED:Transported Chatham for 7 years on 21 12 1852 [Crime not recorded]
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TNA SOURCES:WO/12/655-657
WO/86/7
WO/91/35
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4th Light Dragoons Index

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