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Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 7 Apr 2013 10:01

(below has 1886)

Name: GORDON, James
Station : Fyzabad
Country: Indian Subcontinent
Year: 1886
Page: 415
Age at death: 27
Record source: GRO Army Death Indices (1881 to 1955)

Chris :)


Mary Report 7 Apr 2013 07:06

Thankyou for replies re James Gordon have tried searching all records in Genes/Find my past and the Chelsea Pensioners will now try the Manchester Regiments at Ashton under Lyne where he signed on the new names for the Militia may be able to help.


AnnCardiff Report 6 Apr 2013 14:07

PDF] Lancashire Record Office Handlist 72: Sources for the history ...
Adobe PDF
In 1882 the corps became the 2nd Lancashire Division, Royal Artillery and in ... Liverpool 4th Royal Lancashire Militia Manchester 1st Royal Lancashire Militia


AnnCardiff Report 6 Apr 2013 14:02

Militia Attestation Documents at the National Archives
The Militia records for the 63rd Foot (Manchester) 1886-1908 are held at the National Archives. ... 12th (The Prince of Wales's) Royal Regiment of Lancers 1871-1882 - Cached


Potty Report 6 Apr 2013 14:01

Have you tried looking for his Army record on Find my Past?


Reggie Report 6 Apr 2013 13:36

Look in 'search all trees' for links on here


Mary Report 6 Apr 2013 13:32

I am searching for James Gordon born 12th February 1862 who joined the 4th Battalian Manchester Militia 9th June 1882 Private number 226. He is living at home on the 1881 census. No trace of him after that on any census forms. There was a story that he was killed in Pondicherry by a sniper in 1882. There is a James Gordon killed in Fyzabad in 1882 but he is 27years and has a different number.
If there is anyone of the Gordon Family of Gorton Manchester family who knows of him it would be brilliant. his sister Mary Gordon is my grandmother she was one of 11 children. Many thanks