!! Ballina Chronicle; Nov 28, 1849 "The Army"
- BALLINA CHRONICLE
Wednesday, November 28, 1849
(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
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
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
1st Dragoons- Henry Sykes, Gent. to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Davenport,
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
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
24th- James Tennent Tovey, Gent., to be Ensign without purchase, vice Kippe
27th- John David Downing, Gent., to be Ensign by purchase, vice Byrne who
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
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
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,
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
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