McConney, John

John McConney age 16 a Tambourine beater from St Kitts, West Indies attested for limited service at Newry 16th June 1809

Description – 5’1¾; black complexion, brown eyes; black curly hair.

Served as a Drummer in the Peninsula Campaign

¼ Muster 1814 spent 78 days in General hospital

Discharged 12th December 1817 on reduction of Battalion.

18th March 1818 recruited Athlone age 25 as private into 12th Foot, shown previous service Drummer with 2/84th