Annexe 1 - Army Attestation Paper & Service Record for Edward Janes

 

On his Short Service (7 years with the Colours and 5 years in the Reserve) Attestation:

 

1.       What is your name?                                                                                        Edward Janes

2.       In or near what Parish or Town were you born?                                              Highgate Middlesex

3.       Are you a British Subject?                                                                              Yes

4.       What is your Age?                                                                                          18 years 4 months

5.       What is your Trade or Calling?                                                                        Whitesmith

6.       Have you resided out of your Father’s house for three years?                          No

7.       Are you, or have you been, an Apprentice?                                                     No

8.       Are you Married?                                                                                           No

9.       Have you ever been sentenced to Imprisonment by the Civil Power?                No

10.     Do you now belong to Her Majesty’s Army?                                                  Yes 3rd Batt. Middx. Reg.

11.     Have you ever served in Her Majesty’s Army?                                                No

12.     Have you ever been discharged from any part of Her Majesty’s Forces?         No

13.     Have you truly stated the whole, if any, of your previous Service?                    Yes

14.     Have you ever been rejected as unfit for Her Majesty’s Service?                     No

15.     Are you willing to be vaccinated or re-vaccinated?                                          Yes

16.     For what Corps are you willing to be enlisted?                                                 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

17.     Did you receive and understand a Notice and who gave it to you?                   Yes. Sgt. Thomas Pensioner

18.     Are you willing to serve upon the following conditions?

     a)    For the term of 12 years, 7 in Army Service and 5 in the reserve.

     b)    If after the Army Service a state of war exists then serve in Army

            Service for a further period not exceeding 12 months.

     c)    If after expiration of above term of Army Service, after a proclamation

            from Her Majesty in case of imminent national danger then to serve               Yes

            in Army Service for a further period not exceeding 12 months.

     d)    If after the 12 years expires you are on service with the Regular Forces

            beyond the seas, or while a state of war exists with a Foreign Power, or

            while Soldiers in the Reserve are required to continue then to serve for

            a further period not exceeding 12 months.

 

Description of Edward Janes on Enlistment.

 

Age                  18 years 4 months.

Height              5 feet 4˝ inches.

Weight             123 lbs.

Chest Measurement 33˝ inches.

Complexion      Fair.

Eyes                 Brown.

Hair                 Black.

Religious denomination Ch of England.

 

Statement of the Services of No. 3393 Name Edward Janes

 

Corps

Battn.

Promotions, Reductions,

Army

 

in which

or

 

 

Dates

served

Depot

Casualties, &c.

Rank

 

A & S H

Dep.

Attested

pte

31 Dec 1889

 

2nd Bttn.

Posted

pte

5 April 1891

"

"

Granted     1 D  G  C Pay   (?)

 

31 Dec 1891

 

 

Granted     2  G  C Pay   (?)

 

31 Dec 1895

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Certified

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27 April 1897

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A & S

 

Transfd.

pte

29.5.1897

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recalled to army

 

 

 

 

service under spl

pte

9-10-1899

 

 

A. O. of 7.10.1899.

 

 

A. & S. H

D

Posted

pte

 

 

1st

   Do

"

 

 

Dp.

     "

"

10.8.02

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discharged temn. of 1st

 

11.8.02

 

 

Period of engagment

 

 

 

 

Paid S.A. War Gratuity

 

 

 

 

   " special              "

 

 

 

 

Recd. 245 Days Gratuity

 

 

 

Total Service towards Engagement to 11/8/1902 (date of discharge) 12 years 224 days.

 


 

MILITARY HISTORY SHEET

 

1. Service at Home and Abroad.

 

COUNTRY

FROM

TO

YEARS

DAYS

Home

31.12.1889

24.11.1891

1

329

India

25.11.1891

26.5.1897

5

183

Home

27.5.1897

26.10.1899

2

153

SOUTH AFRICA

27.10.1899

9.8.1902

2

287

Home

10.8.1902

11.8.1902

 

2

 

2.       Educated at

3.       Name and Address                  Father, James Janes, 6 Prospect Terrace, Highgate.

          of Next of Kin

4.       Campaigns                               South Africa 1899 – 02.

5.       Wounded

6.       Effect of Wounds

7.       Special instances of

          gallant conduct

8.       Medals, decorations,                South Africa 1899 - 02

          and annuities

9.       Injuries in or by the                  Wound of left eye 15.5.1892

          Service

10.     Mar-  { To whom                     Agnes Kate Adams

          ried    { Place & date               East Malling Kent 27 August 1898

11.     Passed Classes of

          Instruction

12.     Certificates of Edu-                  3rd Class 16.4.1895

          cation

13.     Names of Children, dates

          & places of birth

14.     Date of being placed on the

          married establishment