Author Topic: 62nd Foot/17th Reg deserter & 691 Batt. 20th HUSSARS enquiries ???  (Read 116 times)

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62nd Foot/17th Reg deserter & 691 Batt. 20th HUSSARS enquiries ???
« on: Wednesday 07 February 18 10:38 GMT (UK) »
Hi everyone thanks for looking / taking a interest in my posting.
Not sure what board to have put these queries on, no doubt it will be shifted accordingly. My first enquiry :-
  I have come across who I believe to be my G / G / Grandfather b1816/7 ?? Details are slightly different, but I'm sure I have the right person. JAMES WENTZELL / WENTZEL. Born STEPNEY / HACKNEY Middx. Listed as Army Deserter 12th March 1834 - Servant. 62nd Foot - 17th Regiment ?? This is my only finding of JAMES b1816/7 having any Army details, as he is on the 1841 (WINSILL) 1851, and 1861 censuses with family, occupation engineer / marine engineer / JOURNEYMAN. He dies in Croydon in the 1860's. Any info where I am able to access any further into his Army career and desertion records regarding JAMES would be much appreciated.

My second query is as follows :-
    This enquiry is again for a JAMES WENTZELL (WENTZEL) this JAMES (THOMAS) WENTZELL b 1839/40 St.Luke's who has a 20 year INDIA Army career from Sept.1857 to Jan.1878.Discharged for health reasons / Invalided.
 Regiment,691 Battalion 20th Hussars as Farrier / Engineer are his details. Any info of where again into his career, I could delve, much appreciated. This JAMES (THOMAS) WENTZELL  b 1839 is the son of the above JAMES born 1816. Who was christened JOHN JAMES but he changes it JAMES JOHN sometime before the 1841 census for some reason.

Many thanks again for looking,

Regards JUST J
Maycock LAMBETH 1700-1960's
Burcham NORFOLK ??/LAMBETH 1700 - 1960's
Wentzell CRIPPLEGATE/SOUTHWARK 1700-1960's
Sadler CAMBERWELL / LEWISHAM 1700 - 1960's
Elliott WALWORTH / 1700 -1960's
Lepine FRANCE/KENT/WALWORTH/1550's-1950's
Barnes DORSET / WALWORTH

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Re: 62nd Foot/17th Reg deserter & 691 Batt. 20th HUSSARS enquiries ???
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 07 February 18 11:36 GMT (UK) »
You are 2 years out with James Thomas Wentzel
Name     James Thomas Wentzel   
 Event Type     Birth Registration   
 Registration Quarter     Oct-Nov-Dec   
 Registration Year     1837   
 Registration District     St. Luke   
 County     London   
 Event Place     St. Luke, London, England   
 Volume     2   
 Page     169   
 Line Number     56 
...............................................................................
John James Wentzel born 15th May 1816

Name     John James Wentzel   
 Gender     Male   
 Christening Date     03 Jun 1816   
 Christening Date (Original)     03 JUN 1816   
 Christening Place     SAINT DUNSTAN,STEPNEY,LONDON,ENGLAND   
 Birth Date     15 May 1816   
 Father's Name    Gotleb Wentzel     
 Mother's Name    Hannah   

or do you already have these records ?
Looks like a brother

Name     Andrew Wm. Gottlieb Wentzell   
 Residence Place     Stepney, Middlesex, England   
 Gender     Male   
 Christening Date     17 Jan 1813   
 Christening Date (Original)     17 Jan 1813   
 Christening Place     Stepney, Middlesex, England   
 Father's Name    Gottlieb Wentzell     
 Mother's Name    Hannah
Official death record states  he dies 1887 aged 75 says born 1812 - as his baptism is mid Jan 1813 I presume he was born dec 1812

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