Armed Forces: Service record of George Gumbleton


Service record of George Gumbleton

Brigade or regt:
29th
No:
2035
Name:
George Gumbleton
Joined at:
Northampton
Date:
19 July 1879
Place of birth:
Sub Deanery in city of Chichester, Sussex
Age:
20 years 4 months
Trade or calling:
Labourer
Apprentice:
No
Married:
No
Currently belong to militia or armed services:
Yes. In the Royal Sussex Infantry Militia from which I have a conditional discharge which is attached
Ever served in army:
No
Ever served in Marines:
No
Ever served in Militia:
Yes in the Royal Sussex Infantry Militia
Ever served in Royal Navy:
No
Truly stated previous service:
Yes
Ever rejected as unfit for service:
No
Apparent age:
20 years 4 months
Height:
5 feet 6¼ inches
Chest measurement:
34 inches
Complexion:
Fair
Eyes:
Brown
Hair:
Auburn
Distinctive marks:
None
Religion:
C of E
Date of medical examintion:
12 July 1879
Fit for service:
Yes
Enlisted at:
Portsmouth
Date:
11 July 1879

Statement of service

CorpsPromotions &cRankService fromToService towards pay & pensionService towards lim engagement
29 BtnAttestedPrivate14 July 187930 Sep 18801 yr 79 days1 yr 79 days
Transferred to 1st/25th Foot 30 Sept 1880
We certify the above to be a correct statement of the services of George Gumbleton to 30 Sept 1880
6th Bde 1 25thTransferredPrivate1 Oct 188030 June 81273d273d
DittoContinuedPrivate1 Jul 8113 Nov 898 yr 136d8 yr 136 d
DittoGranted GC Pay at 1d 15 Nov 81
DittoAppointed Lance Corporal 18 Oct 1882
DittoExtended his service to complete 10 years
with the Colors Authy[?] of Dagshai 15 August 83
DittoGranted 2d GC Pay 14 July 85
10y 123d10y 123d

Service at home and abroad

CountryFromToYears/Days
Home14 Jul 18791 Jan 1880172d
India2 Jan 188010 Sep 18899y 252d
India11 Sep 18896 Nov 188957d
Home7 Nov 188913 Jul 18911y 249d
Next of Kin: (Mother) Caroline

Medical record

234
Where stationed Date of arrival at the station Date of attack Admission to hospital Discharge from hospitalDiseases Number of days in hospital Remarks
Northampton19.7.7918.9.7918.9.794.10.79Gonorrhoea17Contagion mild. Completely recovered from. Injection of sulphate of lime[?].
DittoDitto16.12.7916.12.7931.12.79Orchitis16Gonorrheal. Lucky[?]. Rest in bed. Injection of ??
HM Ship Crocodile2.1.806.1.806.1.8014.1.80Gonorrhoea9Relapse. Mild. Cured
India8.2.809.2.8010.2.802.3.80Gonorrhoea21Injections. Astringents. Contagion
Chirat?? 8.5.81
Amballa 9.1.82
Dagshai 20.3.82
Amballa 19.11.82
Dagshai 19.3.83 34 5.3.84 12.4.84 Prime Syph 39 Left. No mercury.
243 22.5.84 29.5.84 Febricula 8 Mild climate?
Meerut 22.11.84 1462 5.7.85 28.7.85 Eczema 24 Local ?
Camp of ? ? 16.12.85 58 18.12.85 22,12.85 Synovitis 5 Not known. Mild. Splint left with ? ?
General Hospital Delhi 147 22.12.85 4.1.86 Synovitis 14 Accident. Severe. R. local
Tali??? 9.2.86 24 13.2.86 22.2.86 Rheumatism 10 of hip % light local
30.8.86 15.9.86 Eczema 17 Constitutional. Mild. Topical & general ??
32 19.2.8 3.3.87 7 Ulcer penis Local venereal
80 16.4.87 10.5.87 Ulcer penis 25 Complication?
186 15.9.87 21.9.87 Infl. Ext. Meatus 7 Local. caused by bathing?
Meerut 9.12.87 1086 4.4.88 11.5.88 Gonorrhoea 36 Contagion severe
Delhi 20.10.85 630 31.10.88 11.11.88 Rheumatism 12 In both calves of legs. Constit.
42 16.2.89 2.3.89 Ague 18 and debility. Climate Quin? & R
364 11 8 89 18.8.89 Ague 8 Mild. Climate R. Quin.
HMS Malabar 12.10.89

Army Reserve Transferred Private 14.11.89

Discharged 13.7.91

19 Jul 1879

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