Roll of the Officers of the York and Lancaster Regiment

Roll of the Officers of the York and Lancaster Regiment

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: Royal Artillery May 16th, 1871. Served at Gibraltar, January, 1859, to August, 1865; Jamaica, April to June, 1866; Gibraltar, April, 1868, to January, 1869; East Indies, January to May, 1871. Surgeon March 1st, 1873; Surgeon Major April 1st, 1873. Now serving. Gray, William.--Ensign by purchase December 10th, 1791, to 1793. Gray, Walter Gordon.--Born November 9th, 1857. Sub-Lieutenant February 11th, 1875; Lieutenant February 11th, 1877 (Gazette October 4th, 1878); Captain 2nd Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment December 5th, 1883. Now serving. Greaves, William.--Lieutenant May 4th, 1761, to 1763. Green, .--Lieutenant May 4th, 1761, to 1762. Greig, James.--Ensign January 11th, 1760; Lieutenant April 22nd, 1763. Died at Guadaloupe. Gresson, William Henry.--Born at Moneygall, Co. Tipperary, May 14th, 1831. Ensign 27th Foot by purchase March 13th, 1852; Lieutenant without purchase May 25th, 1854; Captain without purchase October 18th, 1859; Captain 14th Foot by exchange July 10th, 1860; Captain 65th Foot by exchange April 16th, 1861; Major, Army, March 1st, 1864; Retired December 25th, 1867. Served in East Indies, October, 1854, to February, 1859; New Zealand, September, 1860, to April, 1864. Present in the following Engagements and Skirmishes in New Zealand, viz., Kutikura, June 4th, 1863; Kiri-Kiri, July 22nd, 1863; Storming of Rangiriri November 20th, 1863, when he was severely wounded (right arm broken). Granted a gratuity of one year's pay and a pension of, 100 per annum for three years. Mentioned in Despatch from Colonel Wyatt, C.B., dated Drury, New Zealand, July 23rd, 1863; also in Despatch from Lieutenant-General Sir D. A. Cameron, K.C.B., to the Secretary of State for War, dated Rangiriri, New Zealand, November 25th, more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911431
  • 9781236911438