British North American Boundary Commission

Columbia Detachment|Pay by Rank|U.S.  Boundary Commission

Nominal Roll

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  John Summerfield Hawkins   Richard Roche
  R. W. Haig   Charles Wilson
876 Charles John Darrah   David Lyall
  Samuel Anderson    

 

REGIMENTAL  NUMBER NAME RANK NOTES
  John Summerfield Hawkins Colonel Commanding Officer of Commission.  Returned to England, 1862.
  R. W. Haig Captain Captain in Royal Artillery.  Chief Astronomer of Commission.  Returned to England, 1862
876 Charles John Darrah Captain Captain in Royal Engineers.  Assistant Astronomer.  Returned to England 1862.
  Samuel Anderson Lieutenant Lieutenant in Royal Engineers.  Arrived in colony in 1859.  Returned to England 1862.  Secretary to Commission.
  Richard Roche Lieutenant Lieutenant in Royal Navy.  Served on HMS. Sattelitte.  Returned to England, 1862.
  Charles Wilson Lieutenant Lieutenant in Royal Engineers.  Pay Master of Commission.  Memoirs published   Returned to England in 1862.
  David Lyall Surgeon Surgeon, Royal Navy.   Botanist for Commission.  Invalided, returned to England, 1861.
Civilian Attachments to the Detachment
civilian Hilary Bauerman Esquire Geologist of Commission.  Invalided, returned to England, 1861.  Published numerous books.
  John Keast Lord R.V.M.C. Graduate of the Royal Veterinary Medical College.  Veterinarian and Naturalist for Commission.  Returned to England 1862.
  Bucknor commissary held the commissary commission for a couple months until the mosquitoes got to him.  He was sent back to England.
  MacDonald    
1838 James Anderson Serjeant  
3030 James Bigley Serjeant  
510 James Fisher Serjeant  
42 William Hutchins Serjeant  
649 David Mason Serjeant  
781 William Rogers Serjeant  
H | J | R
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1098 William Hannah Corporal  
958 Thomas Robertson Corporal  
2184 William Henry Rowling Corporal Truro, Cornwall, England
467 John Jane Second Corporal  
A | B | C | D | F | G | H | J | K | L | M | P | Q | S | W
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4943 Thomas Avery Sapper  
3815 William Bentley Sapper  
3108 George Birch Sapper  
4949 Joseph Birch Sapper  
4545 Edward Bolton Sapper  
3259 John Brenton Sapper  
4929 William Bromley Sapper  
4416 Richard Brown Sapper  
654 Thomas H. Brown Sapper  
5853 George Bruce Sapper  
4884 Thomas H. Butcher Sapper  
1125 Charles Buttle Sapper  
1394 John James Taylor Buttle Sapper England
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1139 Robert C. Cowan Sapper  
4643 William Current Sapper  
4918 William Dingle Sapper  
5917 David Dawnie Sapper  
356 Robert Fenton Sapper  
4916 John L. Flim Sapper  
3289 Thomas Forgie Sapper  
5518 Richard Garton Sapper  
4593 John Grevie Sapper  
4925 Edward Grove Sapper  
360 James Hext Sapper  
5896 Samuel Howse Sapper  
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2693 Joseph Jenkins Sapper  
4909 Thomas Johnston Sapper  
2209 James Kearney Sapper  
622 George Lox Sapper  
4855 Charles Marks Sapper  
2630 John McTernan Sapper  
5925 James Metcalfe Sapper  
4251 George S. Moaney Sapper  
4561 Roger Moore Sapper  
4877 John Morris Sapper  
2203 James Morrison Sapper  
1079 Caius M. Murray Sapper  
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4149 Samuel Papmore Sapper  
3681 George Quinnell Sapper  
  Denis Ryan Sapper  
2850 Robert Semple Sapper  
5962 Charles Smith Sapper  
838 George Smith Sapper  
4073 Timothy Smith Sapper  
447 William Wilson Sapper  
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U.S.  Boundary Commission

NAME RANK PLACE OF BIRTH
James Madison Alden Civilian Boxborough, MA, USA

Columbia Detachment|Pay by Rank|U.S.  Boundary Commission

Pay By Rank in the British Army
Rank Colour Serjeant Serjeant Corporal Second Corporal Bugler Sapper
Pay rate per diem 3s. 41/2d 2s. 101/2d 2s. 21/2d 1s. 103/4d 1s. 21/2d 1s. 21/2d