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Curber Surname Ancestry Results

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National ArchivesSailors and marines on H. M. S. Albion in the Crimean War (1854-1856)
Sebastopol in the Crimea was the great Russian naval arsenal on the Black Sea. A combined assault by British, French and Turkish troops resulted in the reduction of Sebastopol and led to the Treaty of Paris of 27 April 1856, guaranteeing the independence of the Ottoman Empire. By Admiralty Order the Crimea Medal was awarded to sailors and marines present during the campaign, between 17 September 1854 (the first landing at Eupatoria) and 9 September 1855 (when the allies secured Sebastopol). The sailors' medals were mostly delivered to them on board ship in the course of 1856; the marines' medals were sent to their respective headquarters for distribution. The remarks as to distribution in this medal roll therefore give more specific information as to the whereabouts of the sailor recipients in 1856 than about the marines. Her Majesty's Ship Albion, a 90-gun sailing ship, took part in the assault. Four clasps to this medal were awarded to the men present in the actions at Sebastopol itself, Inkerman, Balaklave (Balaclava) and (the sea of) Azoff, but the recipients of these clasps are recorded on separate rolls, not part of this index, but indexed on this site.

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Sailors and marines on H. M. S. Albion in the Crimean War
National ArchivesZulu War Medal Roll: 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot (1879)
List of Officers, Non Commissioned Officers, and men, entitled to the medal for military operations in South Africa, during 1877-8-9, and the names of those soldiers who would have been entitled except for Desertion, or Misconduct. The thirteen columns of the return give these details: [Rank:] [Name:] [Regtl. No. and Rank at the time Medal was earned:] [Whether in possession of medal for Previous Wars:] [Whether engaged against the Gaikas, Galekas and other Kaffir tribes 1877-8:] [Whether engaged against Pokwane 1878:] [Whether engaged against the Griquas 1878:] [Whether engaged against the Zulus in 1879:] [Whether engaged against Sekukuni as set forth in Par II of G. O.:] [Whether engaged against Moirosiís stronghold:] [Entitled to Medal with clasp under Para. IV:] [Remarks Serving with Regiment or depot dead discharged deserted &c:] [An empty column for notes] This regiment's actions were almost exclusively against the Zulus in 1879. WO 100/47

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Zulu War Medal Roll: 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot
Unclaimed Naval Prize Money (1855-1902)
Various prize moneys were awarded to officers and men who served on board her Majesty's ships. For one reason or another a substantial number of these prizes, from as little as a shilling or two to as much as many pounds, remained undistributed by 1902, when this comprehensive list of the unclaimed moneys was printed: it lists unclaimed shares of prize money, slave and pirate bounties, salvage awards, parliamentary grants, gratuities and other moneys distributed by the Admiralty 1855 to 1902, but which omits moneys for service on the China Station during the war of 1856 to 1880, and special gratuities for service in Egypt (1882), Soudan (1884) and Soudan and Nile Expedition (1884-1885), for which there are separate indexes. In each case the sailor's name is given first (surname, then christian name or initials); rank or rating; ship in which serving at time of capture or award; and the amount due.

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Unclaimed Naval Prize Money
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