Family of William Brierly &





William Brierly was born Abt. 1793 and died Abt. 1859.


Wife -unknown- was born unknown, and died unknown.  They were married unknown.



Their children were:


1- Charlotte Ann Brierly  b: Abt. 1831 in Roscrea, Tipperary, Ireland; d: Aft. 1881

        +James Alcock  b: Abt. 7 October 1827  Hanley, Staffordshire; m: 27 July 1853  Parish Church, Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales; d: Aft. 1881



Notes for William Brierly:

- Army List 1813: p. 308: joined 9 May 1811; Lieut. 2 Sept. 1813
- Army List 1817: p. 368: 77th (or the East Middlesex) Regt. of Foot "Peninsula"
- Army List 1830: p. 567: Placed on half-pay 25 Mar 1817
- Army List 1853: p. 372: Same dates
p. 393: #35 - Lieut. Brierly served in the Peninsula with the 77th and has received the Silver War Medal with two Clasps for Ciudad Rodrigo and Badojoz.  In 1858 list, but not 1859.

The 77th Regiment of Foot, in 1881, became 2nd Battalion Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regt.).  The Regiment went to Portugal 1811; Fought at El Bodon September 1811 and in Spain took part in storming of Ciudad Rodrigo and Badajoz in 1812; To Ireland in 1814; To England in 1820; To Ireland in 1823; To Jamaica in 1824; To England then Ireland in 1834; To Malta in 1837; To Corfu in 1842; To Jamaica in 1843; To Canada in 1846; To England in 1848; To Malta then the Crimea in 1854, Present at battles of Alma, Inkerman & Sevastopol, also present during attacks on The Redan in 1855; To England then Ireland in 1856; To Australia in 1857; To India in 1858; To England in 1870.



Parents of William Brierly  -  unknown

Parents of unknown spouse  -  unknown


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