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From: "Cathy Joynt Labath" <>
Subject: !! Ballina Chronicle, May 16, 1849
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2003 11:55:12 -0600

Wednesday, May 16, 1849

(From the Limerick Chronicle of Saturday)
Lieutenant-Colonel Louis commanding the Royal Artillery, left this on
Thursday, to inspect the forts and batteries on the Lower Shannon.
The 71st Regt., stationed at Naas, under command of Col. Denny, were
reviewed by his Royal Highness Prince George, on Wednesday.
Major-Gen. M'Donald made his half-yearly inspection on Wednesday of the
92d Highlanders, 1st (or King's) Dragoon Guards, and Royal Artillery, at
Clonmel. The General put the troops thro' a variety of evolutions, and
expressed his gratification at the high state of discipline in which he
found them. The review attracted a large assemblage, who were highly
The death of Lieut.-Colonel Robe, Royal Engineers, at St. John's,
Newfoundland, gives promotion to Capt. and Brevet-Major Luxmoore, Second
Captain Beatson, First Lieutenant Grattan and Second Lieutenant Rice, of the
same department.
The Coloneley of a second regiment, the 15th Hussars, is vacant by the
sudden death of General Sir Robert Wilson, late Governor of Gibraltar, on
Tuesday last in London. He was 14 years suspended from his rank for violent
partisan conduct at Queen Caroline's funeral.
The late Lieut.-General Sir Jasper Nicolls, Colonel of the 5th
Fusiliers, was a member of the Army Clothing Board. Sir Jasper was
commander-in-Chief in the East Indies, from 1839 to 1843, when Lord Gough
replaced him.
Barrack-serjeant Evan Daniell, of Clogheen, who hung himself on
Tuesday, was a native of Carmarthen, and had served in the 81st at the
battle of Maida, and in the Peninsular war.
William E. Hughes, Esq. is appointed to a Cornetey in the Lancashire

War-Office, May 11.
1st or Grenadier Regiment of Foot Guards-Claud Blexander, Get., to be
Ensign and Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Ellison, promoted.
Scots Fusilier Guards-Ensign and Lieutenant Lord Adolphus Frederick
Charles William Vane to be Lieut. and Captain by purchase, vice William
Yates peel, who retires; George Grey Dalrymple, Gent., to be Ensign and
lieutenant, by purchase, vice Lord A. Vane.
10th Foot- Captain Stephen Francis Charles Annesley, from the 37th
Foot, to be Captain, vice Sall, who exchanges.
26th-John Stratton, Gent., to be Ensign by purchase, vice Wilson,
promoted to the 83d Foot.
35th-Lieutenant Archibald Tisdall to be Captain by purchase; Ensign
James Spratt to be lieutenant, by purchase, vice Tisdall.
37-Cpatina Henry M'Manus Sall, from the 10th Foot, to be Captain, vice
Annesley, who exchanges.
47th- Lieutenant Henry Meade Hamilton to be Capt. by purchase, vice
Skrine, who retires; Ensign Thomas William Woolocombe, to Lieutenant, by
purchase, vice Hamilton; Charles John Perceval, Gent; to be Ensign by
purchase, vice Woolocombe.
59th-Lieut. Charles Kendal Bushe to be Captain by purchase, vice
Butler, who retires; Ensign Godfrey Goodman Mosley, to be Lieutenant, by
purchase, vice Bush; Samuel John James Burns, Gent., to be Ensign, by
purchase, vice Mosley.
69th-Lieutenant Charles William Parker, to be Captain, without
purchase, vice Tudor, deceased; Ensign Charles Gilborn, to be lieutenant,
vice Parker, Thomas Henry Charleton, Gent. to be Ensign, vice Gilborn.
79th- Sergeant Robert Jamieson, to be Quarter-master, vice Alexander
Cruickshanks, who retires half-pay.
83d- Ensign Sylvester, W.F.M. Wilson from 26th Foot, to be lieutenant,
by purchase, vice Crowe, who retires.
91st- Wm. Squirl, Gent. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Whitle,
Hospital Staff- John Berry, Gent., to be Assistant Surgeon to the
Forces; vice William Smellie Johnsten, resigned; Acting Assistant Surgeon
Vesey Agmondisham Browne, M.D., to be Assistant Surgeon to the Forces, vice
Finley, deceased.

Office of Ordnance, May 7.
Royal Regiment of Artillery-Second Lieutenant Lambert Henry Deune, to
be First Lieutenant, vice G.W. Drummond Hay, removed from the Regiment being
absent without leave.

Cathy Joynt Labath
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