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Haverty John Coghlan

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221 Surgeon John Coghlan Haverty
LRCS (1844)
29 Jan 1823 [Galway] – 14 Feb 1889 [Fulham]

Introduction

Surgeon Major John Coghlan Haverty served in the Crimea from July 1855 including the siege and fall of Sebastopol and was awarded the medal with clasp and Turkish medal. He was also in the Indian Mutiny campaign from November 1857 including the siege and fall of Lucknow, the action of Kala Nuddee, the passage of the Gorga and various minor operations for which he was awarded the medal with clasp.

Surgeon John Coghlan Haverty 52nd Light Infantry Regiment was placed on half pay on 26 February 1870. He died on 14 February 1889 at West Kensington, aged 66 years.

Service Record — John Coghlan Haverty

3 Apr 1849 Acting Assistant Surgeon 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot.

27 Apr 1849 Assistant Surgeon 40th Regiment, vice Edward William Clemishaw Kingdom, appointed to the Staff.

14 July 1851 Appointed Assistant Surgeon 96th Regiment of Foot, vice Assistant Surgeon Richard Francis Valpy De Lisle who moved to 1st Dragoons.

29 June 1855 Promoted Staff Surgeon 2nd Class in Turkey.

July 1855 Served in the Crimean War, including the siege and fall of Sebastopol.

1 Oct 1856 Reduced to half-pay.

16 June 1857 Recalled from half pay as Staff Surgeon.

Nov 1857 Served in the suppression of the Indian Mutiny, including the siege and fall of Lucknow, the action of Kala Nuddee, the passage of the Gogra, and various minor operations.

18 Jan 1859 Surgeon 52nd (Oxfordshire Light Infantry) Regiment.

Malta 3 Oct 1868 Arrived from England.

Malta 11 Sept 1869 Returned to England on sick leave.

18 Dec 1869 Promoted Surgeon–Major 52nd (Oxfordshire Light Infantry) Regiment. Was promoted under the provisions of the Royal Warrant of 1 April 1867, on having completed twenty years' full pay service.

26 Feb 1870 Retired on half-pay.

14 Feb 1889 Died at Matheson Road West Kensington, aged 66 years.

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