Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
Wednesday, Oct 10, 1849
War-office, October 2
4th Regiment of Dragoon-Guards-Cornet John MacDonnell Webb to be
Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Richardson, who retires, Oct. 2
6th Dragoon Guards-Cornet Francis Richard Hawker to be Lieutenant, by
purchase, vice Brocas, who retires, Oct. 2.
9th Light Dragoons- Cornet Frederick Ellis to be Lieutenant, by purchase,
vice Atkinson, who retires Oct. 2.
11th Light Dragoons-Cornet Eyre Coote to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice
Boynton, who retires, Oct. 2.
18th Regiment of Foot-Lieutenant Colonel Charles James Coote, from the 69th
Foot, to be Lieutenant-Colonel, vice Dillon, who exchanges Oct. 2.
29th- Lieutenant Carey Handfield to be Captain, without purchase, vice
Fraser, deceased; Ensign G. Augustus Ferris to be Lieutenant, vice Handfield,
31st- Captain James Croft Brooke to be Major, by purchase, vice Munro, who
retires; Lieutenant Edward Andrew Noel to be Captain, by purchase, vice Brooke;
Ensign Amyratt Ernie Brown to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Noel; Lieutenant
Thomas Searman to be Adjutant, vice Bolton, promoted in the St. Helena Regiment,
46- Ensign Dacre Ives Barrett Lennard to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice
Noel; Lieutenant Thomas Searman to be Adjutant, vice Bolton, promoted in the St.
Helena Regiment, Oct. 2.
59th- Quartermaster-Sergeant Adam McBride to be Quartermaster, vice
Macdonald, deceased, Oct. 8.
65th-Ensign Francis Beaumaris Bulkeley from the 1st Foot to be Ensign vice
Radley, whose appointment has been cancelled, Oct. 2.
69th- Lieutenant-Colonel Francis William Dillon, from the 18th Foot, to be
Lieutenant-Colonel, vice Cooke, who exchanges, Oct. 2.
73d- Brevet-Major George Hankey Smith to be Major without purchase, vice
Brown, July 20; Captain Thomas Prior from half-pay, unattached to be Captain,
vice Smith, Oct. 2.
2d West India Regiment- Brevet-Major Wm. Shaw to be Major without purchase,
vice Clarke, deceased, July 17; Ensign Richard Plunket Ireland to be Capt., vice
Shaw; Ensign Wm. Henry Walsh to be Lieutenant, vice Ireland, Oct. 2.
Ceylon Rifle Regiment- Second-Lieutenant Charles Cliffe to be First
Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Pearson, who retires, Oct. 2.
Unattached- Brevet-Major John Thorne Weyland, from the Royal Canadian Rifle
Regiment, to be Major, without purchase, Oct. 2.
Brevet-Captain Frederick Thomas Maitland, on half-pay Royal Staff Corps.
(Town Major of Portsmouth,) to be Major in the Army, Nov. 9, 1846.
Memorandum- The names of Ensign in the 38th Foot (March 23, 1849) are
Frederick Beswick and not Frederick Bailey as previously stated. The Christian
names of Ensign Lance, of the 98th Foot are William Henry Joseph.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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