Re: [milgenire] Re: Capt Patrick Masterman of 87th and Co. Roscommon
- "Ensign" is a rank; equivalent to "cadet" and 2nd Lieutenant depending on which period and section of arms, infantry, cavalry, artillery.Regards,Donnacha
--- On Fri, 2/11/11, Maggie D <johnmaggie11@...> wrote:
From: Maggie D <johnmaggie11@...>
Subject: [milgenire] Re: Capt Patrick Masterman of 87th and Co. Roscommon
Received: Friday, February 11, 2011, 10:18 AMI've never heard of the name Ensign so that may be misspelt also.
Maggie the Dub
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Tim" <mr_tje@...> wrote:
> Trying to pin down this gent, who took the first British captured frence eagle at Barrosa, then a sgt, but eventually was promoted to Captain in the Irish 87th.
> Also want to know anything about Ensign Kough (List as this spelling).
> Thanks for looking.