JOSEPH SUTCLIFFE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
SURNAME:Sutcliffe
FORENAMES:Joseph
BORN:c1835
AT:Heaton Norris, near Stockport, Cheshire
Ashton-under-Lyne [according to enlistment]
OCCUPATION[S]:No trade
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MOTHER:.
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1st REGIMENT NO:1680
2nd REGIMENT NO:.
ENLISTED:29 11 1854 London aged 19 years
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HEIGHT AT ENLISTMENT:5' 6"
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RANK:1854-1855: Private
1857: Private
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MEDALS:Crimean with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimean
NZ Medal for long and efficient service, awarded in January 1897
EMBARKATIONS:25 05 1855 England
DISEMBARKATIONS:15 06 1855 Crimea
25 05 1855 [Crimea] P&M Rolls
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OTHER DUTIES:18 08 1855: To Scutari
1855: Invalided from Scutari to England
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DISCHARGED ON REDUCTION:23 04 1857 Brighton
POST DISCHARGE MILITARY SERVICE: Manchester Police Force, retired after one year
Moved to Droylsden
Appointed Colour Sergeant, 70th Lancashire Rifle Volunteers, served four years
Emigrated to Queensland in 1863 with the army and worked with bushrangers
Camp Sergeant, Native Police Force, McKenzie River
Member of a mounted police escort, Peak Downs
Rangitikei Royal Rifles, Marton
Appointed Lieutenant of the Rifles in 1881
Elected Captain of the company in 1893
POST DISCHARGE OCCUPATION[S]: Emigrated to New Zealand in 1870
Started business in Marton where he opened a general store in 1876
Retired in 1888
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1ST WIFE:Betty Harrison, second daughter of John Harrison, surveyor, of Fairfield
MARRIED:1858, Oldham Lancashire
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1ST CHILD:Son
BORN:.
NOTES:1897, residing in Rangitikei NZ
2ND CHILD:Son
BORN:.
NOTES:1897, residing in Rangitikei NZ
TNA SOURCES:WO/12/659-660
WO/12/662
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OTHER SOURCES:Cyclopedia of NZ 1897
LINKS:Cyclopedia of NZ 1897 ../W-icons/cavalrysword.gif


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