This following information is a bit different to Littlehand's previous post , all details , no matter how small , if they are available they should be used , also from Norman Holme's ' The Noble 24th '
Born 6/7 /46 ; Promoted Qtrmstr Sgt 23 / 1 / 79 , D Co vice Davis ( Orders book - R Drift , Regimental Archive ) , Reverted to Clr Sgt , date unknown . In the Census Return dated 3 /4 /81 he is recorded as Born at Quatt , Shropshire . A Clr Sgt aged 35 yrs residing with his wife and son at the Barracks Brecon . In the Ranks 19yrs and 177 days , Promoted Warrnt Officer , appointed Sgt Maj , Depot , SWB 30/13/ 83 , Retired 30 / 12 / 90 , South Africa Medal with Clasp 1877-78-79 ; Long Service and Good Conduct Medal 1 / 10 / 82 ; Meritorious Service Medal with 10 GBP's annuity 21 / 1 /99 . Forgot to mention he was in the 2 / 24th Listings .