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PostPosted: Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:09 pm 
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Not Briercliffe related, but it might be useful to someone on the net. Andrew YOUNG (b. 1854), formerly of the 93rd Foot.

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Section B

Former Regiment: 93rd Foot
Regimental Number: 1280
Rank in the Army: Private
Length of Service with the Colours: 6? 132/365
Present Age: 24
Height: 5.9 ΒΌ
Complexion: Fresh
Eyes: Grey
Hair: Dark Brown
Marks or Scars: Burn on neck
Trade: Gardener
Married or Single: Single
Place of Residence: Boyndlie
ANDREW YOUNG whose description is given in the margin was transferred to the Army Reserve at Aberdeen on the 1st day of August 1878.
His Character in the Army was very good.
He had two Good Conduct Badges
Signature of Enrolling Officer: W. J. M? Ball? Lieutenant Colonel

This is probably him:

1881 Scotland Census Tyrie; ED: 2; Page: 16; Line: 6; Roll cssct1881_70
Name: Andrew Young
Age: 27
Estimated year of Birth: 1854
Relationship: Son
Fathers Name: Andrew
Mothers Name: Elizabeth
Where born: Aberdour, Aberdeenshire
Address: Hindstones, Aberdeenshire
Occupation: Short Service Pensioner 1st Class Army Reserve
Andrew Young
Elizabeth Young
Andrew Young
James Young
Harry Young
Elsie Young
Hellen K O Young
George S Slessor
http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/ss ... off=1+2+36

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