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!! Ballina Chronicle; Jan 30, 1850 "Army"

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    BALLINA CHRONICLE Ballina, Mayo, Ireland Wednesday, January 30, 1850 THE ARMY The Athlone Military District is to be abolished instead of the Kilkenny, and the
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      BALLINA CHRONICLE
      Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
      Wednesday, January 30, 1850


      THE ARMY
      The Athlone Military District is to be abolished instead of the Kilkenny,
      and the following special service officers are to be reduced on the 21st March
      next, viz.-
      Major-General Wemyes, at Athlone, and his Aide-de-Camp, Lieut. Wemyes, 46th.
      Colonel Sir Michael Creagh, Galway.
      Colonel Sir Charles O'Donnell, Kilkenny.
      Lieut. Colonel M'Arthur, Cavan.
      Colonel St. John Clerke, Belfast.
      Lieut.-Colonel Clarke, Kilkenny.
      The Athlone District is to be apportioned to Belfast, to Dublin and to
      Limerick.
      Lt. Col. Williams, Assistant Adjutant-General, and Lt. Col Johnson,
      Assistant Quartermaster, General, are to go to Kilkenny.
      One Calvary Regiment, two Infantry, and two Depots are to be taken from the
      Irish command.

      THE ARMY
      The 69th Light Infantry, replaces the 3d Buffs in Limerick garrison, in
      March.
      The 31st moves from Athlone to Galway.
      At Leeds on Thursday afternoon the remains of trumpeter Mannauch, of the
      Royal Horse Artillery, were consigned to their last resting place by his
      companions in arms. A troop of the 1st Royal Dragoons, and the whole of the
      Artillery, along with their band (which played the Dead March in Saul) attended.

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