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 Soldiers Pension Details - 1896

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Date transcribed2009-00-00
Transcribed byPeter Rogers
CommentThe following data were taken in 1896 as a 'snapshot' of Pensioners who were formerly in service in India with the East India Company's Armies and/of the Indian Army. These data are transcribed from IOR/L/MIL/14/214

Note that many of the entries were made by persons with lack of knowledge of placenames or other details unfamiliar to better education. Accordingly, some of the spelling is not 'standard'!

IOR Reference  L/MIL/14/214 f.11    
Surname  Baille    
First Name(s)  Edwin/Edward    
Record Date  29-Jul    
Record Year  1896    
Address  10, Moores Buildings, Gilbert St,Oxford St., London.    
Born  India, April 1834.    
Trade  Nil.    
Enlisted  Volunteered at Peshawar into the Lahore Lt.Horse,( Agra).    
Regiment(s)  From H.E.I.C Service.    
Served Under  Major Anderson,Capt.Hill,,L.Lt.H..,His Excy.Sir Hugh Rose, Com. In Chief. Major O.J.Burne, Military Sect. (Now Major General , India Office)    
Discharged  Calcutta.    
Cause of Discharge  Pensioned after 16 years Service.    
Medals  Medal & Clasp Lucknow.    
Regimental Number  Cannot remember.    
Wounds or Distinguishing Marks  Height 5 feet 7 inches. Hair Black. Eyes Brown.    
Notes  Age 26 in 1866    
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In 1896 the Military Pension authorities determined to take a 'snapshot' of ex-soldiers of the EIC & Indian Armies who were receiving a pension in Europe. This snapshot provides very interesting details of the careers of each soldier and each widow receiving a pension.
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