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Sergeant George Rose
WO 97/581/52


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HIS MAJESTY'S
42nd: Rl: Highd: [Royal Highland] REGT.
OF Foot
Whereof Lieut[enant] Gen[eral] The Right Hon[orable] Sir George Murray is Colonel.
No. 13 George Rose Serjeant
Born in the Parish of Spanish Town in or near the Town of Spanish Town in the Island County of Jamaica by Trade a Labourer
ATTESTED for the 73rd Regiment of foot at London in the County of Middlesex on the 10 Aug[us]t 1809, at the Age of Eighteen
1st. SERVICE.     AFTER the Age of 18 Years, Which he is entitled to reckon up to the 29th May 1837, is Twenty Nine years and Two Hundred and Ninety three days, the Statement of which is as follows.
 
Regiment.
Promotions,
 
Rank.
Period of Service in each Rank.
 
Amount of Service.
 
Reductions, &c.
From
To
Years.
Days.
73d
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Private
10 Aug[us]t 1809
2 April 1817
7
236
42nd
Transferred
Private
3 April 1817
24 May 1822
5
52
   
Drummer
25 May 1822
24 Sept 1823
1
123
   
Private
25 Sept 1823
12 April 1829
5
200
 
Promoted
Corporal
13 April 1829
18 Oct 1831
2
189
 
" "
Serjeant
19 Oct 1831
29 May 1837
5
223
For Soldiers enlisted previous to the 15th March, 1818.
     
From
To
Years.
Days.
 
*
INDIES
} East      
...
Half period
} West      
...
Half period
   
      * WATERLOO ...
2
"
    Total of the foregoing Statement
29
293
Deduct
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Total Service up to the
29 May 1837 is
     
Years.
Days.
 
* Of which as
Corporal
2
189
Serjeant
5
223
A Non-commissioned Officer, enlisted after the 14th November, 1829, must have served not less than Three Years without interruption as such, immediately preceding his discharge. Vide Art. 6 of the Pensioner Regulations. Serjeant-Major
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-
*Further Service from the 30 May 1837 to the 29 June 1837 when finally discharged...
Total Service allowed to reckon to the day of final discharge...
   
29
293
   
   
   
   
   
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31

324


* To be erased, when not required, by drawing the Pen through the Lines.

[in top left hand margin] Says he was attested for the 73d f[oo]t at Strabane from the Kings Co[unty] Militia

SERVED.
In the years 1813, 1814 and to July 1815 on the Continent of Europe, Ten years and two months at Gibraltar, Malta and Corfu, the remainder at home,Was present at the battle of Waterloo and severly wounded in right arm. Was also wounded in action with the enemy at Markson [Merxem] on the 5th July 1814.
2nd DISABILITY, or Cause of Discharge.
According to the Surgeons report annexed it appears this a Case of disease & disability contracted on duty; without being attributable to neglect, design, vice or intemperance and the Regimental board approves of the opinion of the surgeon as shown by the proceedings snnexed of the Board hereto annexed
3rd CHARACTER
The Regimental Board is of opinion, that his general character and conduct have been very good; as an efficient trustworthy, and sober soldier
4th PAY and CLOTHING.

He has received all just Demands from his Entry into the Service, up to the 29th May 1837

I George Rose Sgt

Certified A Campbell Lt Captain.

I Certify that the foregoing Statements are correct Extracts from the Regimental Records, and the Proceedings of the Regimental Board.

[signature] J Macdougall Major, and President

Confirmed by me,
at Edinburgh this 29th of July 1837
[signature] Wm Middleton
Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding.

OPINION
Of the Principal Medical Officer, at Chatham June 19 1837 after examination at this General Hospital I am of opinion that George Rose is unfit for service & is likely to be permanently incapacitated for military duty, having a left inguinal rupture being weak from an old gun shot wound & his activity impaired.
J. Davy A I H
[Assistant Inspector of Hospitals]
 
Horse Guards, 29 June 1837
  Confirmed
[s ignature] Wm Cochrane A.G. [Assistant Adjutant General]
DECISION
The Commissioners award           to receive a Pension of
     a day, commencing
                                                               Secretary, or Chief Clerk
DESCRIPTION

Of George Rose at the time of his Discharge.

He is 45 6/12 Years of Age, 5 feet 6 Inches in Height, Black Hair,
Black Eyes, Copper a man of colour Complexion
By Trade a Labourer

When he left the Regiment, David McLaren was the Pay-Serjeant of his Company.

MARCHING
ALLOWANCE.
                           received from                               at
        on the                   Day's Marching Allowance,
to carry him to                                the place of his enlistment, or to
                                the Port at which he is to embark on the way to the place of his enlistment.

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