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Court Martial Sentence
« on: Friday 24 May 19 15:16 BST (UK) »
Any ideas as to the Court Martial Sentence for Henry L MADDICK Service Number - 1681.

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Re: Court Martial Sentence
« Reply #1 on: Friday 24 May 19 15:34 BST (UK) »
One Year In Hard Labour (it is clearer on his record).  It was later commuted to 60 days Field Punishment No 2.

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Re: Court Martial Sentence
« Reply #2 on: Friday 24 May 19 15:39 BST (UK) »
Thanks MaxD.

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Re: Court Martial Sentence
« Reply #3 on: Friday 24 May 19 15:41 BST (UK) »
Any ideas of what Field Punishment involved Max?

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Re: Court Martial Sentence
« Reply #4 on: Friday 24 May 19 15:51 BST (UK) »
Field punishment No 2 involved being:

Kept in irons, i.e., in fetters or handcuffs, or both fetters and handcuffs; and may be secured so as to prevent his escape.

Straps or ropes may be used for the purpose of these rules in lieu of irons.

He may be subjected to the hard labour, employment, and restraint, and dealt with in like manner as if he were under a sentence of imprisonment with hard labour.

The harsher FP No 1 allowed for the man to be secured to a fixed object for up to 2 hours in a day (there were restrictions as to the number of consecutive days and overall number of days.

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Re: Court Martial Sentence
« Reply #5 on: Friday 24 May 19 16:08 BST (UK) »
Fascinating and thank you.

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