Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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56th Essex arrive in Ireland 1855

In January 1855 six companies of the 56th Essex were transported from their base in Bermuda for service in Ireland stationed at Dublin.

The companies consisted of 17 officers and 542 other ranks.

Officers were

Captains

G W Paty

R W Lacy

R Anderson

W G Margesson

W W Bassettt

W Clutterbuck

Lieutenants

J Martley

S H Harford

J F Baxter

P A Robertson

Francis C Hill

Adjutant Ensign H Williams

Paymaster Stephen Lawson

Quartermaster Dougherty

Surgeon John Harrie Ker Innes

Asst Surgeon F W Knox

Shortly after this posting Surgeon Innes left to take up a post of Surgeon with the 9th lancers in Bengal.

Remaining four companies in Bermuda

Four Companies remained in Bermuda although they were due to be relieved and join the rest of the regiment at a later date.

Major Cox

Brevet Major Bull

Captains

 Pye

Tercher

Lieutenants

Eccles

Conran

Cummings

Goglan

Whitmore

Asst Surgeon Deeble

 

 

 

 

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