!! Connaught Journal; July 12, 1824 "Military Promotions"
- THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
Galway, Monday, July 12, 1824
War Office, 2d July, 1824.
7th Regiment, Dragoon Guards, John Osborne, Gent, to be Cornet, by
purchase, vice Payne, who retires.
6th Regiment of Dragoons-Colonel Henry Thomas Lord Pelham, from the 15th
Light Dragoons, to be Cornet, vice James Sparrow, who retires, upon half-pay of
the 17th Light Dragoons, receiving the difference.
7th Regiment of Light Dragoons- Ensign Henry J. Warde, from the 4th Foot,
to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Pringle, promoted.
15th Ditto - Cornet Lewis Shedden, from half pay of the 17th Light Dragoons,
to be Cornet, paying the difference, vice Lord Pelham, appointed to the 6th
17th Ditto - Captain Frederick Johnston, form half-pay, of the 19th Light
Dragoons, to be Captain, vice Henry Bond, who exchanges, receiving the
1st Regiment of Foot - Lieutenant Charles MacCombe, from half-pay, of the
Royal African Corps, to be Lieutenant, vice Graham, appointed to the 17th Foot.
7th Ditto - Ensign Lord Frederick Lennox, from 52d Foot, to be Lieutenant,
without purchase, vice Bourke, deceased.
8th Ditto - Captain Thomas Gerard Ball, to be Major, by purchase, vice De
Courcy, who retires.
Lieutenant Simcoe Baynes to be Captain, by purchase, vice Ball.
Ensign William Calder to be Lieutenant by purchase, vice Baynes.
17th Ditto - Lieutenant Alexander Graham, from the 1st Foot, to be
Lieutenant, vice Septimus Harrison, who retires upon half-pay of the Royal
19th Ditto - Lieutenant Samuel Viguds, from half-pay Royal Artillery, to be
Lieutenant, vice James Spilivan, who retires upon half-pay, receiving the
24th Ditto - Brevet Major Charles Hughes to be Major, without purchase,
vice Craig, promoted in the 2d West India Regiment.
Lieutenant John Ewing to be Captain, vice Charles Hughes.
Ensign Alexander Dirom to be Lieutenant, vice Ewing.
Charles Sturgeon, Gent. to be Ensign, vice Dirom.
27th Ditto - Captain John Ladoon, from half-pay 70th Foot, to be Captain,
vice Franklyn, whose appointment has not taken place.
29th Ditto - Captain Courtney Chambers, from the 99th Foot, to be Captain,
vice Sir William George Hylton Joliffe, who retires upon half-pay Bourbon
31st Ditto- Ensign William Henry Minchin, from half-pay of the 100th Foot,
to be Ensign, vice Boileau, appointed to the 2d Royal Veteran Battalion.
38th Ditto - Gentlemen Cadet George E. Thoroldm from the Royal Military
College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Bagot, appointed to the 62d Foot.
46th Ditto- Gentleman Cadet Charles W. Zuhlcke, from the Royal Military
College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Woodburn, deceased.
48th Ditto - Lieutenant Charles J. Vander Meulen, to be Captain, by
purchase, vice Mackay, who retires.
Ensign Donatius O'Brien to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Vander Meulen.
To be Ensigns - Archibald Erskine Gent, by purchase, vice O'Brien.
Gentlemen Cadet John Louth, from the Royal Military College, without
purchase, vice Mackenzie, promoted in the Royal African Colonial Corps.
54th Ditto - Lieutenant Ronald Campbell, from half-pay 24th Foot, to be
Lieutenant, vice Richard Bourke Warren, who exchanges.
62d Ditto - Ensign Edward Bagot, from the 38th Foot, to be Ensign, vice
Lord Frederick Lenox, promoted to the 7th Foot.
Lieutenant Henry William Wigmore, from the half-pay of the 2d Garrison
Battalion, vice Sparks, who exchanges.
Lieutenant James Henry, form half-pay of the 32d Foot.
Lieutenant Holland Lecky M'Ghee, from half-pay 36th Foot.
Lieutenant and Quartermaster Robert Hughes.
Ensign Edward Charles Soden, from the 19th Foot.
Ensign Frederick Glover, from the 19th Foot.
Ensign William Annesley Couran, from the 61st Foot.
To be Ensigns without purchase - John M'Donnell, Gent, vice Wetherell,
Robert Grey, Gent.
John Brennan, Gent.
William Lardner, Gent, vice M'Vicar.
Alexander Tomkins, Gent, vice Henry
Ceylon Regiment - Lieutenant John Emslie, form half-pay 83d Foot, to be
Lieutenant, vice John Henry Lewis, who exchanges.
75th Ditto - Lieutenant Henry Salmon, from half-pay 10th Foot, to be
Lieutenant, vice Samuel Walter Lacy, who exchanges.
75th Ditto - Gentleman Cadet Charles Clark, from the Royal Military
College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Langmead, promoted in the 44th
81st Ditto - Gentleman Cadet George Reeves, from the Royal Military
College, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Splaine, promoted to the Royal
Afrrican Colonial Corps.
87th Ditto - Serjeant Stephen Carr, to be Quartermaster, vice Paul,
95th Ditto - Lieutenant Michael Rafter, from half-pay 84th Foot, to be
99th Ditto - Captain Edward Eustace Hill, form half-pay Bourbon Regiment,
to be Captain, vice Chambers, appointed to the 29th Foot.
1st West India Regiment- Lieutenant Arthur Myers to be Captain, by
purchase, vice Hall, who retires.
Ensign George Johnstone to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Myers.
2d West India Regiment- Major Thomas Craig, from the 24th Foot, to be
Lieutenant Colonel, without purchase.
Major William Hill, from half-pay 6th West India Regiment, to be Major,
vice David Joly whose appointment has not yet taken place.
Lieutenant William Ross, from the 50th Foot, to be Captain, without
To be Lieutenants, without purchase - Ensign William M'Vicar.
Ensign Thomas Henry.
Lieutenant John George Griffiths, from half-pay Royal Artillery Drivers.
Royal African Colonial Corps - Lieutenant Alexander Maclean Fraser, from
the 78th Foot, to be Captain, without purchase, vice Sparks, deceased.
To be Lieutenants, without purchase - Ensign Robert Erskine.
Ensign John Henry Greetham.
Ensign Thomas Berwick, from the 10th Foot.
Ensign Hugh Patterson, from the 75th Foot.
Ensign Charles Montague Burrowes, from the 31st Foot.
Second Lieutenant Duncan Robertson, from the Rifle Brigade.
Ensign James Oxley, from the 96th Foot.
Ensign Philip Splaine, from the 81st Foot.
Ensign Charles Burton, from the 97th Foot.
To be Ensigns without purchase - John Mitchelson Calder, Gent, vice
John Stapleton, Gent, vice Greetham.
2d Royal Veteran Battalion - Ensign Samuel Brandram Borleau, from the 31st
Foot, to be Ensign vice John Ella, who returns to his former situation on the
Assistant Surgeon Frederick Fenton, from half-pay 15th Foot, to be
Assistant Surgeon to the Forces, vice Hospital Assistant Ferguson, promoted in
the Royal African Corps.
Office of Ordnance, 1st July 1824.
Royal Regiment of Artillery - First Lieutenant George Ramsden, from
half-pay, to be First Lieutenant, vice Frederick Monro, retired on half-pay.
Brevet Major and Second Captain Robert Hutchinson Ord, to be Adjutant, vice
Stewart, who resigns Adjutancy.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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