Cafrey Surname Ancestry Results
Our indexes 1000-1999 include entries for the spelling 'cafrey'. In the period you have requested, we have the following 1 record (displaying 1 to 1):
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|Outstanding soldiers of the 6th regiment of Foot
The 6th (The Royal 1st Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot was in two battalions. The 1st battalion embarked for the Cape of Good Hope in 1846, and served in the East Indies. The home depot was at Colchester. The second battalion was based at Cork, but was sent abroad in 1858, and by 1860 was serving at Gibraltar. 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)
CAFREY. Cost: £8.00.
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