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!! Ballina Chronicle; Feb 6, 1850 "The Army"

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    BALLINA CHRONICLE Ballina, Mayo, Ireland Wednesday, February 6, 1850 THE ARMY The Marquis of Waterford has written to Sir Edward Blakeney, Commander of the
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      BALLINA CHRONICLE
      Ballina, Mayo, Ireland
      Wednesday, February 6, 1850

      THE ARMY
      The Marquis of Waterford has written to Sir Edward Blakeney, Commander of
      the Forces, requesting that the 85th Regt., now stationed in Waterford, may not
      be removed to England, as was intended, but be allowed to remain during the
      summer.
      The Board of Ordnance have sent a cargo of new cannon (18 and 20 pounders)
      from Woolwich to Duncannon fort, to replace George the 2d's cannon which
      protects the fort.
      The large field adjoining the barracks at Nenagh, containing nine and a
      half acres, late the property of Mr. T. Abbott, has been taken by the Ordnance
      for the erection of a barrack, to contain a full regiment.
      Lieut. Colonel the Hon. Lauderdale Maude, of the 79th Highlanders, arrived
      from Canada, at Breehin Castle on Tuesday, on a visit to his venerable father,
      Lord Panmure.
      The histories of Regiments which have not been published by Mr. Cannon of
      the Horse guards, are the 23d, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32d, 33d, 50th, 71st, 73d,
      74th, 87th, 92d, and Scots Brigade.
      The Adjutancy of the 4th King's Own, is vacant by the appointment of
      Lieutenant Bond to the Paymastership.
      The depots of the 7th Fusiliers, from Youghal, and 95th from Derry are
      ordered to England.
      Ensign Morgan, 4th, succeeds to a Lieutenancy without purchase.
      The legacy of his aunt the Queen Dowager, to Prince Edward of Sax Weimer,
      Captain in the Grenadier Guards, amounts to £80,000.
      Major Michael, 66th, on arrival at Demerera, took command of two companies
      stationed there.
      The adjutancy of the 3d West is vacant by the promotion of Lieutenant
      Greham to a company.
      Ensign Hardy, 3d West, obtains his Lieutenancy without purchase.
      Lieut. Clendenning, h.p. 45th, is appointed to the vacant Paymastership of
      the 19th Regt.
      Color Serjeant O'Neill, 69th, at Malta, is reduced for loss of company
      money.


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