Cowzens Surname Ancestry Results
Our indexes 1000-1999 include entries for the spelling 'cowzens'. In the period you have requested, we have the following 1 record (displaying 1 to 1):
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|Outstanding soldiers of the 2nd regiment of Foot
The 2nd (The Queen's Royal) Regiment of Foot was in two battalions. The 1st battalion embarked for South Africa in 1851, where they were based at the Cape of Good Hope. The home depot was at Walmer. The second battalion was alsi based at Walmer, but embarked for Malta in 1858, and by 1860 was serving in Cephalonia. 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)
COWZENS. Cost: £8.00.
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