Donhoe Surname Ancestry Results
Our indexes 1000-1999 include entries for the spelling 'donhoe'. In the period you have requested, we have the following 1 record (displaying 1 to 1):
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|Outstanding soldiers of the 70th regiment of Foot
The 70th (The Surrey) Regiment of Foot embarked for Bengal in January 1849, and was transferred from India to New Zealand in 1861, taking part in the conflict there in 1863 to 1865. It returned to England in 1866: the regimental depot was at Canterbury. In 1868 the regiment was sent to Ireland. 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)
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