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Enlistment documents

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Colin Report 27 Jul 2021 17:31

H, I have an ancestor, George Edward Wade who, according to Surrey Police enlistment docs, served with the 11th Reg of Foot 1848 to 1859. Although I know George was born in Marylebone London I am wondering if his army enlistment papers of 1848 would show parents/address etc. Who would be best placed to help.
Colin Wade


ArgyllGran Report 27 Jul 2021 18:36

You already have a thread about this man:

Please continue on that thread instead of this one, to keep all info in one place - much easier for the helpers.

I know this is a military query, and the other was about the name Fauxcroft, but it will save people looking for him in censuses all over again for context.


Colin Report 28 Jul 2021 11:23

Ok thanks

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Aug 2021 11:48

I found my grandfathers enlistment papers at the National archives Kew
He joined up in 1890,s and served in the second boar war

As the papers were filed alphabetically his brothers papers were next to his in the box

I actually went to Kew but was many years ago

You could try an online search on the National Archives site

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Aug 2021 11:56

This does cross over with your other thread which this was posted on

George Edward Fauxcroft Wade
Gender: Male
Marriage Age: 29
Record Type: Marriage
Birth Year: abt 1830
Marriage Date: 28 Nov 1859
Marriage Place: Sanderstead, All Saints, Surrey, England
Parish as it Appears: Sanderstead
Search Photos: Search for 'Sanderstead, All Saints' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection
Father: Edward Fauxcroft Wade
Spouse: Elizabeth Smith


ErikaH Report 25 Aug 2021 13:14

Colin, read this thread