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William Henry's entry is shown fifth from the bottom. On the right-hand page is written "Special Watch", a possible indication of his coming desertion at Bristol. His height is given as 5 feet 5 inches.


William Henry would have known some of these officers during his brief military career. Many of them would have been present at his flogging at Balincollig in 1851.


War Office letter regarding the claim for a reward by police-sergeant Thomas Bateman after he had arrested William Henry at Worcester.

Balincollig cavalry barracks, Cork,  where William Henry was flogged for desertion.  This punishment was followed by a week in hospital and two months imprisonment.