!! Ballina Chronicle; Jan 30, 1850 "Army"
- BALLINA CHRONICLE
Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
Wednesday, January 30, 1850
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
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
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
The 69th Light Infantry, replaces the 3d Buffs in Limerick garrison, in
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