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Item ID# A2004.002.003
Title Parchment certificate : 31st Huntingdonshire Regiment of Foot
Object Name Record, Military
Dates of Creation December 4, 1866
Creator Britain. 31st Regiment of Foot
Description This parchment certificate is part of series 1 (Military records) of the Thomas Vance family fonds. It certifies that Corporal Thomas Vance, who enlisted for service in 1851, is entitled to recon 15 years, 15 days towards pay and pension, and is discharged in consequence of his being unfit for further service. The certificate also provides information about place of birth and character and conduct as reported by regimental board.
Provenance The military records of Thomas Vance were passed down through the Vance family until they arrived in the hands of Leona McLean-St. Clair (nee: Vance). Mrs. McLean-St. Clair gave these records to her niece, Cecille Lockrey, to donate to the Bruce County Museum and Archives.
Collection Thomas Vance family fonds
Physical Description 1 p. ; 24.5 x 19.5 cm
Subjects Military service
People Vance, Thomas
Place Britain
Level of Description Item
Parent Object Vance family fonds