Gantly Surname Ancestry Results
Our indexes 1000-1999 include entries for the spelling 'gantly'. In the period you have requested, we have the following 1 record (displaying 1 to 1):
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|Outstanding soldiers of the 81st regiment of Foot
The 81st Regiment of Foot (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers) embarked for India in 1853. It returned to England in 1865: the regimental depot was at Chatham. In 1867 the regiment was sent to Ireland, and from there in 1870 to 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)
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