RE: [IrelandOldNews] !! Connaught Journal; July 5, 1824 "Military Promotions"
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From: Cathy Joynt Labath [mailto:labaths@...]
Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2004 3:49 PM
To: Ireland List; General Ireland; oldnews ireland
Subject: [IrelandOldNews] !! Connaught Journal; July 5, 1824 "Military
THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
Galway, Monday, July 5, 1824
WAR-OFFICE, JUNE 25
2d Regiment of Dragoon Guards - R. Griffiths, gentleman, to be
purchase, vice Dunscombe, promoted in the 1st or Grenadier Foot Guards.
7th Regiment of Light Dragoons - Captain Shirley, to be Major, by
vice Keane, promoted. - Lieutenant Williams, to be Captain, by purchase,
Shirley - C Pringle, to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Williams.
1st or Grenadier Regiment of Foot Guards - Cornet Duncome, from the
Dragoon Guards, to be Ensign and Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Douglass,
71st Regiment of Foot-Quartermaster-Serjeant Agnew, to be
vice Herring, who retires.
90th Ditto - Assistant Surgeon Whitney, from the 85th Foot, to be
vice Morrison, deceased.
97th Ditto- Surgeon Connolly, from half-pay, 5th West India
Rangers, to be
99th Ditto - Surgeon Hibbert, from half-pay York L.I. Volunteers to
Rifle Brigade - Assistant Surgeon Armstrong, from half pay to be
Surgeon, vice Campbell, who exchanges.
UNATTACHED - Major Keane, from the 7th Light Dragoons, to be
Lieutenant-Colonel of Infantry, by purchase, vice Lieutenant-General
BREVET - Lieutenant Scott, half pay 66th Foot, (Barrack-Master at
Vincent's) to have the local rank of Captain in that Island.
HOSPITAL STAFF - To be Assistant Surgeon to the Forces- Assistant
Dawson, M.D., from half - pay Canadian Fencibles, vice Clifford,
half-pay, Hospital Assistant Morgan.
Assistant Surgeon Caldwell, from half pay 31st foot, vice Hospital
Assistant Lamond, appointed to the 56th Foot.
To be Hospital Assistant - Hospital Assistant Blackwood, from half
vice Farmer, who exchanges.
MEMORANDUM - His Majesty has been pleased to direct that the 69th
of Foot shall cease to bear the appellation of the "Royal American"
and it shall be termed the 60th Regiment, or "the Duke of York's Own
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News
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