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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    BALLINA CHRONICLE Wednesday, November 28, 1849 THE ARMY (From the Limerick Chronicle) Lieutenant-General Pigot, late of 21st Dragoons, is to have the Coloneley
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      BALLINA CHRONICLE
      Wednesday, November 28, 1849

      THE ARMY
      (From the Limerick Chronicle)
      Lieutenant-General Pigot, late of 21st Dragoons, is to have the Coloneley
      of the 14th Dragoon Guards.
      Our distinguished countryman, Col. Hodges, the British Charge d'Affairs at
      Hamburg, is selected a member of the Commission and to act as arbiter in the
      administration of the difference between Schleswig Holstein and Denmark.
      The 26th at Cork will embark for Gibraltar early in January.
      Ordnance Engineers have arrived at Carrick on Suir from Dublin, to report
      on a site for a barrack, to be erected there.
      Major Hamilton succeeds to the Lieutenant-Coloneley, Capt. and Brevet Major
      Taylor to the Majority, and Lieut. Keogh to the company vacant in the 78th
      Highlanders by the death of Lieut.-Col. Douglas.
      Lieut.-Col. Charles Wright, K.H. who died on the 16th inst., who has his
      seat in Hampshire, was one of the gentlemen ushers to the Queen Dowager, and for
      many years on the staff of the Royal Military College at Sandhurst.
      Lieut. Gordon Evans, 69th Regt., is appointed to command the recruiting
      department at Gloucester.
      Lieut.-Col. Boileau (of Dublin) 22nd Regt. is appointed Brigadier General
      in India.
      The 51st Light Infantry exchanges quarters with the 25th, at Madras,
      preparatory to returning home. The commander-in-Chief and staff left Bangalore
      for Madras on the 18th October.
      Several of the 75th died since they arrived at Allahabad, where the entire
      regiment was stationed on the 20th ult.
      Major-General Wheeler presided at an enquiry at Simla, and has reported
      that the 1st Regt. of Sikh, Local infantry, are free from disaffection.
      Ensign Tudor of the 31st Native Infantry is severely reprimanded for
      sending an hostile message to Major Richardson, his commanding officer. Captain
      Tudor, 3d Native Infantry, loses three months rank and pay for leaving his
      quarters. Lieut. Partridge, 14th Native Infantry, is dismissed for being drunk
      on duty.
      Private Thompson, 80th, is sentenced to be transported for calling Major
      Lackhart a swindler.
      Sergeant-Major Charles Johnston, on the staff at Chumar, is reduced to the
      ranks, for allowing improper women into barracks.
      Private Mossman, of the 1st Bombay Fusiliers, is ordered to be hanged for
      the murder of a comrade.

      PROMOTIONS AND EXCHANGES
      War-Office, Nov. 23
      2d Regiment of Life Guards-George Robert Fitzroy, Gent. to be Cornet and
      Sub-Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Heald, who retires; Augustus Savill Lumley,
      Gent to be Cornet and Sub-Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Carew.
      2d Dragoon Guards-William Hull, Gent., to be Cornet, by purchase, vice
      Price, promoted.
      1st Dragoons- Henry Sykes, Gent. to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Davenport,
      promoted.
      6th Dragoons- Lieut. Edmund Probyn, from 34th foot, to be Lieutenant, vice
      Dennistoun, who exchanges; John Lavallin Pukley, Gent. to be Cornet by purchase,
      vice Sir E.S. Hutchinson, promoted.
      9th Light Dragoons- Archibald Semple Young, Gent. to be Cornet by purchase,
      vice Hunt promoted.
      11th Light Dragoons- Wm Drury Nathaniel Lowe, Gent to be Cornet, by
      purchase, vice Coote promoted.
      12th Light Dragoons- Robert Herbert Heath Tray, Gent. to be Cornet by
      purchase, vice Whittingstall, promoted.
      Scots Fusilier Guards- Ensign and Lieutenant the Hon. Wm. Frederick
      Scarlett to be Lieutenant and Captain by purchase, vice Lord Brownlow T.M. Cecil
      Who retires; Seymour Lionel William Dawson Damer, Gent, to be Ensign and
      Lieutenant by purchase, vice Scarlett.
      2d Regiment of Foot-Charles Gibbs, Gent. to be Ensign by purchase, vice
      Weir promoted.
      12th- John Luman Wilkie, Gent. to be Ensign without purchase vice Tilbrook
      appointed to the 24th Foot.
      17th- Robert Crutchley, Gent to be Ensign without purchase, vice M'Pherson,
      appointed to the 8th Foot.
      19th- Lieutenant Cecil Rogers, from the 36th Foot to be Lieutenant vice
      Cochrance, promoted.
      24th- James Tennent Tovey, Gent., to be Ensign without purchase, vice Kippe
      n promoted.
      27th- John David Downing, Gent., to be Ensign by purchase, vice Byrne who
      retires.
      31st- Gentleman Cadet Holt Waring Clerk, to be Engisn, without purchase,
      vice Hutton, appointed to the 61st Foot.
      34th- Lieutenant Robert Dennistoun, from 6th Dragoons to be Lieutenant,
      vice Probyn who exchanges; Edward Herman Marsh, Gent. to be Ensign, by purchase,
      vice Steuart, promoted; Arthur Trevor Leake Chapman, Gent. to be Engisn, by
      purchase, vice Peel, promoted.
      37th- George William Savage, Gent. to be Ensign, without purchase, vice
      Jackson promoted.
      50th- Henry Edgerton King, Gent. to be Ensign by purchase.
      54th- Lieutenant Percy Godfrey Botfield Lake, from the 81st Foot, to be
      Lieutenant vice Wright who exchanges; Gentleman Cadet William Fermore Ramsay to
      be Ensign, without purchase, vice Flamank, promoted.
      55th- James Hannay, Gent. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Cunningham who
      retires.
      60th- Rowley Willes Hinxmman, Gent. to be Second Lieutenant without
      purchase, vice Farnden, cashiered by the sentence of a General Court Martial.
      78th- Lieutenant Colonel Harry Shakespear Philips, from half pay
      Unattached, to be Lieutenant-Colonel vice Edward Twopenny who exchanges; Major
      Walter Hamilton to be Lieutenant Colonel, by purchase, vice Phillips, who
      retires; Captain Henry Hamilton to be Major, by purchase, vice Walter Hamilton;
      Lieutenant Graeme Alexander Lockhart, to be Captain by purchase, vice Hamilton;
      Ensign John Simon Francis Dick, to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Lockhart;
      Andrew Cahteart Bogle, Gent, to be Ensign by purchase, vice Dick.
      81st- Lieutenant Alfred Wright, from the 54th Foot to be Lieutenant, vice
      Lake, who exchanges.
      84th- Frederick Hardy, Gent. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Barwell,
      promoted.
      86th- Gentleman Cadet Joshua Walter Bond to be Ensign without purchase,
      vice Lewis, promoted.
      92d- Major Mark Kerr Atherly to be Lieutenant-Colonel, by purchase, vice
      Forbes, who retires, Brevet-Major Archibald Inglis Lockhart, to be Major by
      purchase, vice Atherly; Lieutenant Hugh Scott, to be Captain by purchase, vice
      Lockhart; Ensign John Henry St. John to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Scott.
      93d- Somerset M Clark, Gent to be Ensign by purchase vice Young promoted.
      3d West Indian Regiment-To be Ensign without purchase-George Cole, Gent.
      vice Harley, promoted; Henry Leigh, Gent, vice Furnell, deceased.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
      http://www.IrelandOldNews.com/
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