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78th Highland Regiment
« on: Sunday 06 October 19 14:55 BST (UK) »
Hi, i am trying to locate any records for members of 78th Highland Regiment of Foot ( Ross Shire Buffs), in particular Frederick Marshall, he was born in Hallifax , Yorkshire around 1825. I know he was in Edinburgh in 1860 because he was married there to Helen Robertson, on their marriage registry he is listed as Sargeant, 78th Highlanders. It appears they had children born in Kent and Gibraltar as well as Hallifax, so they obviously moved around a lot. Any ideas on where to look or who to contact would be great.
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Re: 78th Highland Regiment
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 06 October 19 15:05 BST (UK) »
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Re: 78th Highland Regiment
« Reply #2 on: Monday 07 October 19 12:25 BST (UK) »
Thanks Shaun, I will check that out a little later, at the moment I don't have a subscription to the site
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Re: 78th Highland Regiment
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 03 June 20 13:03 BST (UK) »
There is an entry for Frederick Marshall on Forces War Records as follows -

FREDERICK MARSHALL
Sergeant
Service No  2677
Gratuity Amount  -  5
Recommendation Date  -  1st April 1869
Private 78th Regiment of Foot.
Archive Ref -  WO102_2

Could he have left the army in 1869?

Hope this helps.

Dorrie



Small, County Antrim & Dundee
Dickson, County Down & Dundee
Madden, County Westmeath
Patrick, Fife
Easson, Fife
Leslie, Fife
Paterson, Fife


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Re: 78th Highland Regiment
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 03 June 20 13:28 BST (UK) »
That's him but his army record shows that he was discharged to pension in May 1867.
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Re: 78th Highland Regiment
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 03 June 20 13:34 BST (UK) »
It is a transcription on Forces War Records so perhaps mis transcribed?

Dorrie
Small, County Antrim & Dundee
Dickson, County Down & Dundee
Madden, County Westmeath
Patrick, Fife
Easson, Fife
Leslie, Fife
Paterson, Fife

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Re: 78th Highland Regiment
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 03 June 20 13:49 BST (UK) »
I posted a link to his army file on FindMyPast in an earlier post. Here is a link to the same file on Ancestry:
https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/3255/40941_307274-00401?pid=310171#?imageId=40941_307274-00398
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