Historical Records of the 1st King's Own Stafford Militia: Now 3rd and 4th Battalions, South Staffordshire Regiment

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A.C. Lomax, 1902 - 87 pages
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Page 41 - That this House doth highly approve of, and acknowledge the services of the noncommissioned officers and men of the several corps of Militia which have been embodied in Great Britain and Ireland during the course of the war, and that the same be communicated to them by the commanding officers of the several corps, who are desired to thank them for their meritorious conduct.
Page 32 - Sir, — I have the honour to acquaint you, that in consideration of the meritorious services of the non-commissioned officers of the army, and with the view of extending encouragements and advantages to those ranks of the infantry, corresponding to the benefits which the appointment of troop serjeant-major offers in the cavalry ; his Royal Highness the Prince Regent has...
Page 66 - The infantry of the line and militia will in future be organised in territorial regiments, each of four battalions for England, Scotland, and Wales, and of five battalions for Ireland ; the 1st and 2nd of these being line battalions, and the remainder militia. These regiments will bear a territorial designation corresponding to the localities with which they are connected ; and the words
Page 41 - That this House doth highly approve and acknowledge the services of the non-commissioned officers and men of the several corps of militia, which have been embodied in Great Britain and Ireland during the course of the war; and that the same be communicated to them by the colonels or commanding officers of the several corps, who are desired to thank them for their meritorious conduct...
Page 8 - ... to the whole affair, mentioned it to the Earl of Uxbridge, then Lord Paget, and Colonel of the regiment, who, with the rest of the officers, was engaged to dine with the General that day, and who gave him such a character of the Serjeant, as induced him to make him a reparation as public as the rebuke had been. Accordingly, on the day when the camp broke up, the regiments being all drawn out, the General called out to him, " Serjeant Sarjant ;" and when he came up to him, took a silver-mounted...
Page 66 - Henry Dodge in the Black Hawk War in 1832, and was severely wounded at the battle of the Wisconsin, for which he drew a pension from the Government. At the time of his death, he was Treasurer of this county, and was nominated, but a few days before his death, for re-eleotlon.
Page 32 - ... liable to be deprived, at the discretion of the Colonel or Commanding-Officer of the regiment, or by the sentence of a court-martial. It is also intended, that the duty of attending the colours in the field shall at all times be performed by the colourserjeants; but that these distinctions shall not be permitted to interfere with the regular performance of their regimental and company duties. I have the honour to be, Sir, &c.
Page 32 - Badge, of which, however, and of the advantages attending it, they will, in case of misconduct, be liable to be deprived at the discretion of the Colonel, or Commanding Officer, of the Regiment, or by the sentence of a Court-Martial.
Page 10 - Fraser, who was the Commander in Chief, called out, " Step out, old Serjeant." The Serjeant, who was uncommonly tall, being apprehensive that by so doing he should throw the battalion-men into disorder, though the grenadiers might keep up with him, and piqued for the honour of the regiment, which stood very high in the scale of military estimation, ventured to destroy the command, by pretending not to hear it; upon which the General repeated it with the addition of a menace, that if he did not step...
Page 32 - The Prince Regent having been graciously pleased, in the name and on behalf of His Majesty, to command that, in commemoration of the brilliant victory obtained over the enemy by a division of His Majesty's army, under the command of Lieutenant-General Graham, at Barrosa, on the 5th.

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