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help with army service record on find my past

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Angie Report 5 Mar 2013 21:42

could someone please help with reading an army service record on find my past
the record is for a
john mennell
birth 1852 lofthouse wakefield
regiment grenadier gaurds
the bit i need help is on the 6th image about his character on being discharged
thanks to anyone that can help


Janet Report 5 Mar 2013 22:06

***** (something or other) in consequence of absence and drunkenness Bad ? possibly?

I guess the first word is the one you cant read either ?!

In consequence of him being found unfit for further service


Angie Report 5 Mar 2013 22:12

thanks janet
at first i thought the first word said dad but i think its bad it was the consequence bit i couldnt read hes proving to be a hard nut to crack
thanks for your help


Janet Report 5 Mar 2013 22:14

He did seem to be absent a lot , courtmartialled and liked a few drinks by the sound of it !