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!! Connaught Journal; Aug 9, 1824 "Military Promotions"

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL Galway, Monday, August 9, 1824 MILITARY PROMOTIONS War Office, July 30, 1824 4th Regiment of Dragoon Guards- Captain James Chatterton,
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      THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
      Galway, Monday, August 9, 1824

      MILITARY PROMOTIONS
      War Office, July 30, 1824
      4th Regiment of Dragoon Guards- Captain James Chatterton, from the 7th
      Dragoon Guards, to be Major, vice D'Este, promoted.
      7th Ditto - Serjeant Major Charles Hickman, from the 15th Light Dragoons,
      to be Cornet, without purchase, being the Riding Master.
      1st, or Grenadier Regiment of Foot Guards- Capt.Hardress Robert Saunderson
      from half pay 1st Foot to be Lieutenant and Captain, vice Wm Robert Philimore,
      who exchanges, receiving the difference.
      1st Regiment of Foot - Ensign James Williamson to be Lieutenant, without
      purchase, vice M'Combie promoted to the Royal African Colonial Corps.
      John Campbell, Gent., to be Ensign, vice Williamson.
      10th Ditto - Second Lieutenant Frances Davrell, from the Rifle Brigade, to
      be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Birch, who retires.
      18th Ditto - Ensign Robert Latouche, to be Lieutenant by purchase, vice
      French, promoted.
      Gill Henry Peel, Gent, to be Ensign by purchase, vice Latouche.
      19th Ditto - Brevet Major Edmund Lockyer, to be Major, by purchase, vice
      Bloomfield, who retires.
      Lieut. Hugh Henry Rose, to be Captain, by purchase, vice Lockyer.
      21st Ditto - Second Lieutenant Charles O'Hara Booth, to be First
      Lieutenant, without purchases, vice Brady, promoted in the Royal Colonial Corps.
      Ensign John Pentland, from the 1st West India Regiment, to be Second
      Lieutenant, vice Booth.
      24th Ditto - Captain George Fitzgerald Stack, from half pay 8?th Foot, to
      be Captain, vice John Cathcart Meacham, who exchanges.
      29th Ditto - Captain Hon. John Hubert Cradock, from half pay, 3d West India
      Regiment, to be Captain, vice Denis Mahan, who exchanges.
      Quartermaster Serjeant Thomas Knerbone to be Quartermaster, vice Mitchell,
      deceased.
      32d Ditto - Surgeon Wm Bamfield from half pay De Meruon's Regiment, to be
      Surgeon, vice J. Harding Walker, M.D., who exchanges.
      48th Ditto - Lieutenant John Marshall to be Capt. without purchase, vice
      Cuthbertson, deceased.
      Second Lieutenant Alexander Murry Hay, from the 54th Foot, to be
      Lieutenant, vice Marshall.
      54th Ditto - Charles Warren, Gent, to be Ensign, without purchase, vice
      Hay, promoted to the 48th Foot.
      57th Ditto - Assistant Surgeon James Doyle, form half pay 95th Foot, to be
      Surgeon, vice Wm Latham who exchanges.
      65th Ditto - Captain H. Senjor, from half pay 18th Foot, to be Captain,
      vice Stopford Cane, who exchanges, receiving the difference.
      81st Ditto - Captain Edward Scoones, from half-pay, to be Captain, vice
      Chas. French, who exchanges.
      82d Ditto - Captain John Brutton, from half pay 75th Foot, to be Captain,
      vice H.S. Hart, who exchanges.
      Rifle Brigade - Wm. Lloyd, Gent, to be Second Lieut. by purchase, vice
      Dayrell, promoted to the 10th Foot.
      1st West India Regiment - Eyre ?? Ellis, GEnt, to be Ensign, without
      purchase, vice Pentland, appointed to the 21st Foot.
      2d Ditto - Ensign John Spence, to be Lieutenant without purchase, vice
      M'Carthy, deceased.
      Francis William Watson, Gent., to be Ensign, vice Spence.
      Hospital-Assistant Thomas Murray, M.D., to be Assistant Surgeon.
      Royal African Colonial Corps - Lieutenant James Brady, from the 21st Foot,
      to be Captain, without purchase, vice M'Combie, deceased; Donald Turner, Gent.
      to be Ensign, without purchase, vice O'Meara, deceased.
      2d Royal Veteran Battalion - Lieutenant William Gray, from half pay 6th
      Foot, to be Lieutenant, vice George Pope, who retires to his former situation on
      the Retired List.
      BREVET - Captain John Pudner, of the Honorable East India Company's
      service, and Paymaster of the Company's Depot at Catham, to have the local rank
      of Captain while so employed.
      STAFF - Brevet Major Wm Cochrane from half pay 103d Foot to be inspecting
      Field Officer of Militia to Nova Scotia, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in
      the army.
      HOSPITAL STAFF - Dr. John Arthur, from half-pay to the Physician to the
      Forces, vice G. Denecke, placed from half pay.
      Assistant Surgeon Thomas Prosser, from half pay 3d Foot, to be Assistant
      Surgeon to the Forces, vice Wharris, deceased.
      MEMORANDUM - His Majesty has been pleased to approve of the 2d Battalion of
      the 60th Foot being equipped and trained as a Rifle Corps, and has also been
      pleased to direct that as both Battalions of that Corps are to be Rifle
      Battalions, the ensigns shall in future be made Second Lieutenants.

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