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Offline Vulpecula45

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Army Pensioner before 1881
« on: Saturday 03 March 18 17:26 GMT (UK) »
My grt grandfather Ralph RILEY born abt 1830 Ireland is shown has a Army Pensioner on is 1901 death certificate but I can not find any records of him in the army.  He got married in Manchester in 1874 and was not in the army then.  Where should I look to try and find any details?
Fox - Manchester
Archer - Dodworth WRY
Riley, Rielly, Reilly, Keilly - Co Meath
Whitham - England
Cartwright - Anwick, Lincolnshire

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Re: Army Pensioner before 1881
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 03 March 18 17:36 GMT (UK) »
You could try looking in the Chelsea Pensioner Out-pensioners Index if he was in the Army.

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Re: Army Pensioner before 1881
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 03 March 18 21:33 GMT (UK) »
There was a Ralph Reilly in the 81st Regiment. Admitted to pension in 1869, was in Manchester in 1872. Can't find his discharge papers as yet.
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Re: Army Pensioner before 1881
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 03 March 18 21:40 GMT (UK) »
I think I've found the discharge papers. If you are looking in the army service records on FindMyPast, check out Ralph "Keilly ", born 1830 in Meath, served in 81st Regiment.
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Re: Army Pensioner before 1881
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 04 March 18 10:31 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for all your help.   I donít have findmypast but will now endeavour to got hold of it.
Fox - Manchester
Archer - Dodworth WRY
Riley, Rielly, Reilly, Keilly - Co Meath
Whitham - England
Cartwright - Anwick, Lincolnshire

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Re: Army Pensioner before 1881
« Reply #5 on: Friday 06 April 18 15:18 BST (UK) »
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