I am hoping one of you can aide me to information on my great great great grandfather and his family in Loughall, Co. Armagh.
Name of Interest -
NEILL, James - do not know year of birth, only that he was born in Loughall.
Via his British Army details.... this what I have found -
Regimental Number: 2754
Born: Loughall, Co. Armagh, Ireland
Enlisted: 14th April, 1847
Trade on enlistment: Weaver
Highest rank achieved: Sergeant
Wounded: Severely, 4th December, 1854, at Sebastopol, Russia. Served in the Crimea War
Died: at Scutari Turkey, 15th January, 1855
He served in the 38th Staffordshire Regiment.
Medals awarded: Distinguished Conduct Medal, recommended 8th February, 1855; British Crimea Medal with clasps for Alma, Inkermann and Sebastopol.
Fingers are crossed, some kind soul can help me with my research!.
Kind Regards, Karen Neill of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia.
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