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FMP Look-Up for possible Waterloo connection

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Slartibartfast Report 25 Oct 2018 16:54

Would someone with a FMP subscription be able to look up a record for me. I am researching a friends ancestor who is shown as a pensioner of the 22nd Regiment of foot on the 1861 census.
According to FMP there is a record dated 1815 for who we think is our man.

Thomas Ellis, born 1794, British Army Service Records, Location - Kingsley, Hampshire.

Many thanks.


ErikaH Report 25 Oct 2018 17:11

First name(s) Thomas
Last name Ellis
Birth year 1794
Birth parish Kingsley
Birth county Hampshire
Birth country England
Service number 26
Regiment Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) - 2nd Foot
Year 1815
Attestation date 06 Oct 1815*********************
Attestation age years 21
Discharge corps 2nd Queens Royal Regt Of Infantry
Discharge service number 26
Document type Discharge
Served until1838

The Battle of Waterloo was fought on 18th JUNE******************


ErikaH Report 25 Oct 2018 17:11

First name(s) Thomas
Last name Ellis
Gender Male
Birth year -
Birth place -
Baptism year 1794
Baptism date 02 Feb 1794
Residence Kingsley, Hampshire, England
Place Kingsley
County Hampshire
Country England
Father's first name(s) Edward
Father's last name Ellis
Mother's first name(s) Mary


ErikaH Report 25 Oct 2018 17:12

First name(s) Thos
Last name Ellis
Year 1815
Rank Gunner
Regiment Royal Horse And Foot Artillery
Sub unit Captain Mercer's "D" Troop
Medal type Waterloo Medal, 1815*****************
Country Great Britain
Record set Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards
Category Military, armed forces & conflict
Subcategory Medal Rolls and Honours
Collections from Great Britain, UK None


Slartibartfast Report 25 Oct 2018 18:42

Absolutely brilliant. Thank you so much. My friend is ex army himself and will be thrilled.