Biurke Surname Ancestry Results
Our indexes 1000-1999 include entries for the spelling 'biurke'. In the period you have requested, we have the following 1 record (displaying 1 to 1):
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|Outstanding soldiers of the 10th regiment of Foot
The 10th (The North Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot was in two battalions. The 1st battalion returned from India in 1859, and in 1860 was at Plymouth. The home depot was at Devonport. The second battalion was sent abroad in 1859, and by 1860 was serving at the Cape of Good Hope: it was transferred to India in 1864. Each year just a handful of outstanding soldiers of the regiment were chosen for good conduct medals and gratuities: these are listed here. There were two lists, one for men recommended for the Good Conduct Medal without a gratuity, and one for gratuities - £5 to a private, £10 to a corporal, and £15 to a serjeant. Both lists are indexed here, and each gives rank, name, regimental number, date of recommendation and date of issue. (The sample scan is from the 105th foot)
BIURKE. Cost: £8.00.
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