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!! Connaught Journal; Aug 16, 1824 "Military Promotions"

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL Galway, MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 1824 MILITARY PROMOTIONS War Office, August 6, 1824 7th Regiment of Dragoon Guards- Lieutenant G. Nugent, to
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      THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
      Galway, MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 1824

      MILITARY PROMOTIONS
      War Office, August 6, 1824
      7th Regiment of Dragoon Guards- Lieutenant G. Nugent, to be Captain, by
      purchase, vice Chatterton, promoted in the 4th Dragoon Guards.
      Cornet Thos. Unett, to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Nugent.
      7th Regiment of Light Dragoons- Lieutenant Chas. John Hill, to be Captain,
      by purchase, vice Gordon, who retires.
      Cornet Wm. Augustus Broadhead, to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Hill.
      Arthur Wm. Biggs, Gent, to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Broahdhead.
      17th Ditto - Lieutenant Thos. Nicholson, from half pay 8th Light Dragoons,
      to be Quartermaster, vice J. Cockburn, who exchanges.
      10th Regiment of Foot- Major Robert Gordon, from the 21st Foot, to be
      Major, vice Joseph Randall, who retires upon half-pay 3d Ceylon Regiment.
      14th Ditto - Wm. Littlejohn O'Halloran, Gent, to be Ensign, without
      purchase, vice La Roche, who resigns.
      19th Ditto - Ensign John Stirling, to be Lieutenant by purchase, vice Rose,
      promoted.
      Richard F. Poore, Gent., to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Stirling.
      21st Ditto - Major Hector M'Laine, from half-pay 3d Ceylon Regiment, to be
      Major, vice Gordon, appointed to the 10th Foot.
      53d Ditto- Lieutenant Mathew Charles Halcott, from the 87th Foot, to be
      Lieutenant, vice Digby H. Farwell Austice, who retires upon half-pay 22d Light
      Dragoons.
      68th Ditto - Wm Smith, Gent. to be Ensign, without purchase, vice Cogan,
      deceased.
      79th Ditto - Captain W. Marshall, to be Major, by purchase, vice Campbell,
      promoted.
      87th Ditto - To be Lieutenants Lieut. Fowk Moore, from half pay 104th Foot,
      vice John E. Heard, who exchanges.
      Lieutenant Edward St. John Midway, from half pay 22d Light Dragoons, vice
      Halcott, appointed to the 53d Foot.
      88th Ditto - Wm Payne Gallway, Gent, to be Ensign without purchase, vice
      Boyes, promoted in the 2d West India regiment.
      94th Ditto - Major M.A. Bozon, from half-pay 81st Foot, to be Major, vice
      Alexander Fisher Mackintosh, who exchanges.
      2d West India Regiment - Ensign Charles John Boyes, from the 88th Foot, to
      be Lieutenant without purchase.
      BREVET - Captain John Ovens (employed as Chief Engineer in New South Wales)
      to be Major in the Army.
      UNATTACHED - Major James Campbell, from the 79th Foot, to be Lieutenant-
      Colonel of Infantry, by purchase, vice Major-General John Lamont, who retires.
      COMMISSARY- To be Deputy Assistant Commissaries- General, Commissariat
      Clerk Thomas Walker; Commissariat Clerk Thomas Stafford; Commissariat Clerk J.
      Findlay.

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