Military Career of John Andrew Schulkins
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He was enlisted on the 4th July 1807 in the 60th"Foot"Regt
"Duke of Yorks" at Lymington Hampshire aged 23years and by trade a Tanner.
Corporal 1812 -1813
Re-enlisted and Promoted
Sergeant 1813 -1821
"1821 - 1827
Reduced to Private 1827 - Discharged 15th Oct 1830
Served 18+years in West Indies and 3 years in Nova Scotia
At discharge he was 46yrs, 5ft10 tall and on pension.Records do not reveal why he was reduced to Pte or his Medical status other than he was deemed unfit to serve.I have been researching the family since his arrival.Information before his arrival is that he was born in and around the Parish of Arnheim Holland 1784.