Devley Surname Ancestry Results
Our indexes 1000-1999 include entries for the spelling 'devley'. In the period you have requested, we have the following 1 record (displaying 1 to 1):
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|Outstanding soldiers of the 1st regiment of Foot
The 1st (The Royal, or Royal Scots) Regiment of Foot was in two battalions. The 1st battalion, having returned from the Crimea, embarked for India in 1857, where they were based at Secunderabad. The home depot was at Colchester. The second battalion was based at Birr in Ireland, but was sent abroad in 1853, and by 1860 was serving in China. 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)
DEVLEY. Cost: £8.00.
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