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!! Connaught Journal; June 21, 1824 "Military Promotions"

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL Galway, Monday, June 21, 1824 MILITARY PROMOTIONS War Office, 11th June, 1825 Royal Regiment of Horse Guards-Hon. George Weid Forester to
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 26, 2004
      THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
      Galway, Monday, June 21, 1824

      MILITARY PROMOTIONS
      War Office, 11th June, 1825
      Royal Regiment of Horse Guards-Hon. George Weid Forester to be Cornet by
      purchase, vice Sir H. Hill, who retires.
      1st Regiment of Dragoon Guards-Major James Delancey from half pay 2d Ceylon
      Regiment, to be major, vice John Paget Sweny, who exchanges receiving the
      difference.
      2d Ditto- Captain Thomas Hay, from half pay 13d Foot, to be Paymaster, vice
      Charles Chitty, who exchanges.
      1st or Grenadier Regiment of Foot Guards-Lieut. Colonel Hubert Ellison from
      the half pay to be Capt. and Lieutenant-Colonel vice Sir Noel Hill, who
      exchanges.
      Captain Edward Gordon Douglas, from the half pay, to be Lieutenant and
      Captain, vice A. Dashwood, who exchanges.
      1st Regiment of Foot-Joseph Smith, from half pay 27th Foot, to be
      Lieutenant, vice Michael Rafter, whose appointment has not taken place.
      4th Ditto- Lieutenant Henry Houghton Irving to be Captain by purchase, vice
      Spink, promoted in the 92d Foot.
      Ensign John Hedley to be Lieutenant by purchase vice Irving.
      David William John L'Ardy, Gent to be Ensign by purchase, vice Hadley.
      19th Ditto- Captain Robert Vandeleur, from the 3d Royal Veteran Battalion,
      to be Captain, vice Blane, appointed to the 90th Foot.
      11th Ditto- Assistant-Surgeon Samuel William Chermaide, M.D., from half-pay
      7th Royal Veteran Battalion, to be Assistant Surgeon, vice Stewart, promoted in
      the Royal African Colonial Corps.
      16th Ditto- Captain William Kemp, from the 55th Foote to be Captain, vice
      James Stroker, who retires upon half pay York Chasseurs.
      21st Ditto- Hospital Assistant David Ewing to be Asssitant-Surgeon, vice
      Freer, removed from the Service.
      27th Ditto- to be Captain- Lieutenant Duncan M'Pherson, without purchase,
      vice Waldron, deceased.
      Captain Thomas Derimus Franklyn, from half pay 24th Foot, vice Sir Thomas
      Read, who exchanges.
      To be Lieutenant-Ensign William Carroll, vice M'Pherson.
      To be Ensign- James Faunce Londale, Gent, vice Carroll.
      37th Ditto.- Lieutenant Henry Dyer to be Adjutant, vice Lang, who resigns
      the Adjutancy only.
      41st Ditto- Lieutenant Manners John Ker William Logan, from the Rifle
      Brigade, to be Lieutenant, vice Warren, who exchanges.
      44th Ditto- Ensign William Henry Dodgin, from the 66th Foot, to be Ensign,
      vice Nixon who exchanges.
      46th Ditto- William Edwards, Gent, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice
      Sweetenham, who resigns.
      48th Ditto- to be Ensigns- Ensign Edward Thomas Smith, from half pay 24th
      Foot, vice Robert John Napier Killett, who exchanges.
      Ensign Colin M'Kenzie, from half pay, Royal African Corps, vice Grant,
      appointed to the 58th Foot.
      54th Ditto- Lieutenant William Moore, from half pay 71st Foot, to be
      Lieutenant, vice Hawkins appointed in the 91st Foot.
      55th Ditto- Captain Isaiah Linwood Verity from half pay York Chasseurs, to
      be Captain, vice Kemp, appointed to the 10th Foot.
      58th Ditto- Ensign Thomas John Grant, from the 58th Foot to be Ensign, vice
      John Court Lett, who retires upon half-pay Royal African Corps.
      60th Ditto- Hospital Assistant Peter Lamond, M.D., to be Assistant Surgeon,
      vice Melvin, promoted.
      62d Ditto- Ensign Charles Henry John Lane to be Lieutenant by purchase,
      vice Butler, who retires.
      James William Fisher, Gent, to be Ensign by purchase,vice Lang.
      63d Ditto- Captain Edward Embury Hill, from half-pay 28th Foot, to be
      Captain, vice Lynch, appointed to the 3d Royal Veteran Battalion.
      Lieutenant Jacob Jarden to be Adjutant, vice Duport, who resigns the
      Adjutancy only.
      Surgeon Wm. Bohan, form half pay 22d Foot, to be Surgeon, vice William Mar
      Nish, who retires upon half pay.
      66th Ditto- Ensign Henry Nixon, from the 44th Foot, to be Ensign, vice
      Dodgin, who exchanges.
      71st Ditto- Lieutenant Rowland Pennington, from the Retired List of the
      late 5th Royal Veteran Battalion, to be Paymaster, vice Hugh Mackenzie, who
      retires upon half pay.
      90th Ditto- Captain Charles Collins Blane, from the 10th Foot, to be
      Captain, vice Geo. Williamson, who retires upon half pay 28th Foot.
      91st Ditto- Lieutenant George Palmer Hawkins from the 54th Foot, to be
      Lieutenant vice Charles Berkeley, who retires upon half pay 71st Foot.
      92d Ditto- Lieutenant John Alexander Forbes, from half pay 18th Foot, to be
      Lieutenant vice Thos. Frederick Giffard, who exchanges, receiving the
      difference.
      96th Ditto- Major Henry White, from half pay 24th Foot, to be Major, vice
      Thomas Samuel Nicholls, who exchanges.
      98th Ditto- Captain David Campbell, from half pay 94th Foot, to be Captain
      vice Barry Fox, whose appointment has not yet taken place.
      Rifle Brigade- Lieutenant Orlando Felix, to be Captain by purchase, vice
      Traver, who retires.
      To be First Lieutenants-Second Lieutenant Richard Irton, by purchase, vice
      Felix.
      Lieutenant Wm. Warren from the 41st Foot, vice Logan who exchanges.
      To be Second Lieutenants by Purchase, Henry Ferdinand Beckwith, Gent, vice
      Irton.
      Cape Corps (Infantry)- Lieutenant Charles Ross, from half pay ?0th Foot, to
      be Lieutenant, vice James William Harvey, who exchanges.
      1st Royal Veteran Battalion- Captain Wm. Henry Scott from half pay 26th
      Foot, to be Captain, vice T. Strangeways, who returns to his former situation,
      on the Retired List.
      3d Royal Veteran Battalion- Brevet Major John Blake Lynch from the 63d
      Foot, to be Captain vice Vendeleur appointed to the 10th Foot.
      Ensign Robert Douglass from half pay 2d Garrison Battalion, to be Engisn,
      vice George Boreham, who returns to his former situation on the Retired List.

      BREVET
      Captain John Howen Colthurst, of the 97th Foot, to be Major in the Army.

      STAFF
      Lieutenant John Nunn, from the 59th Foot, to be Staff Adjutant, vice
      Gourlay, deceased.

      HOSPITAL STAFF
      To be Assistant Surgeon to the Forest-Assistant Surgeon John Edmondstone
      Stewart, from half pay 38th Foot, vice Hospital Assistant Chambers, appointed to
      the 64th Foot.
      Assistant Surgeon William M'Leod, from half pay 78th Foot, vice Hospital
      Assistant M'Niece, deceased.
      To be Hospital Assistant- James Young, Gent, vice Blair, deceased.

      MEMORANDA
      92d Foot- For Captain J. Spinks from the 12th Foot, to be Major by
      purchase, read Captain J. Spink from the 4th Foot, to be Major by purchase.

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