Private 1064 William Bonnett.
Born in the Parish of Ely Trinity, Cambridge.
Attested at Ely on 26th July 1864 for the 90th Light Infantry aged 17 yrs. & 10 months.
Discharged at the termination of his second period of limited engagement.
Having served 21 years & 236 days.
Period of Service abroad 12 years & 54 days.
Medal - South African
Conduct - Latterly Very Good. He is in possession of four good conduct badges.
Discharged at Gosport. 11th May 1886.
Description on Final Discharge.
1064 Pte. W. Bonnett of the 2nd Battalion of the Scottish Rifles.
Age 39 7/12 years
Height 5 ft 8 1/2 in.
Complexion - Fresh
Eyes - Grey
Hair - Brown
Trade - Labourer
Marks or Scars - None
Intended place of residence- Newenham Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire.
All details from Bonnett’s Army Form B. 128.
Held in my collection.