Promotions and Exchanges
16th Light Dragoons – Surgeon James Burt from the 78th Foot, to be Surgeon, vice Sandham promoted ; Assistant Surgeon John Edward Stephens., M.D., from the 63d to be Assistant Surgeon, vice Pilleau appointed to the Staff.
18th Regiment of Foot – Ensign Henry James to be Lieutenant by purchase, vice Bloomfield who retires ; John Bushby, Gent., to be Ensign by purchase, vice James.
28th Foot – Supernumerary Staff Assistant Surgeon George Augustus Frederic Shelton, A.M. M.B., to be Assistant Surgeon, vice Alexander, promoted in the 78th Foot.
44th Foot – Lieutenant Hugh Hanson John Massy to be Captain by purchase, vice Ballard, who retires ; Ensign William Hammer to be Lieutenant by purchase, vise(sic) Massy ; Edward Ogle Streatfield, Gent, to be Ensign by purchase, vice Hammer.
63d Foot – Assistant Staff Surgeon John Hardie Gray to be Assistant Surgeon, vice Stephens, appointed to 16th Light Dragoons.
65th Foot – Capt Wm. Johnson (the 2d) from half pay Unattached to be Captain, vice B…vet (letters smudged, illegible) Major Wm. Snow, who exchanges.
78th Foot – Assistant Surgeon Archibald Alexander from the 28th Foot, to be Surgeon, vice Burt, appointed to the 16th Light Dragoons.
Rifle Brigade – Assistant Surgeon john Liddle Robinson, from the staff to be Assistant Surgeon, vice Downes, who exchanges.
Hospital Staff – Surgeon Backshall Lane Sandham, M.D., from the 16th Light Dragoons to be Staff Surgeon of the 1st class, vice Thomas Clark who retires on half pay ; Assistant Surgeon Henry Pilleau, from the 16th Light Dragoons, to be Assistant Surgeon to the Forces, vice Gray, appointed to the 63d Foot ; Assistant Surgeon Henry Downes,M.D., from the Rifle Brigade to be Assistant Surgeon to the Forces, vice Robinson, who exchanges.
The King’s Co. Chronicle
Vol. 1 No. 3
Wednesday, Oct 6th, 1845