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RED RIVER EXPEDITIONARY FORCE 1870-1877: APPENDIX III

NOTE: The alphabetical order of the names reflect the manner in which they were recorded by the Militia Department in the 1870's.

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE APPENDIX

An "*" indicates a piece of information for which conflicting or illegible information is available. The choice indicated is the best possible under the circumstances.

Name
Name of individual according to the sources consulted.

BW
Bounty Warrant Number issued.
More than one number indicates two or more Warrants issued for different periods of service either as a re-enlistment or as a substitute. "DNFT" (Did not finish term) indicates that the individual did not finish serving out the term agreed upon and either supplied a substitute or not. "DFBC" (Dismissed for Bad Conduct) indicates "Discharged with Ignominy" or "Dismissed for Bad Conduct." Both mean that no Land Grant is allowed. "I-DNFT" (Invalided-Did not finish term) indicates an "Invalided" individual whose term was not finished through no fault of his own. "U-DNFT" (Unfit-Did not finish term) indicates a person declared "Unfit" who is usually responsible for the declaration appearing on his record. Many of these are due to alcohol related problems. "MU-DNFT" (Medically Unfit-Did not finish term) indicates an individual discharged as medically unfit who is responsible for the discharge. "----" indicates an entry for which no official reason is given why a Land grant was not made or recorded. "RTJ" (Refused to Join) indicates that this individual agreed to sign up and when faced with his attestation papers either was not present or refused to sign. Attestation Papers indicate the length and terms of service.

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The following abbreviations are used under the heading; "Med. Student" for Medical Student; "Furniture Fin." for Furniture Finisher; "Furniture Pol." for Furniture Polisher; "Emmigr. Ag." for Emigration Agent; "Ins. Agent" for Insurance Agent; "None" for when the individual listed no occupation; "----------" for when no information whatsoever is listed; "Officer" for cases where the individual is an Officer and no other information is provided.

Discharge
The following abbreviations are used here; "Thunder" for "Thunder Bay;" "Pr.Arthur" for "Prince Arthur's Landing;" "Colling." for "Collingwood;" "Ft.Fran." for Fort Francis;" "Sault St." for "Sault Ste. Marie;" "Sub." for "Substitute." "Prom." stands for "Promoted;" Also "----------------" indicates that no information was provided in the record for the individual.

NOTE

: The following are Bounty Warrant Numbers for which there are no known members of the Force serving in Manitoba listed on the Official "List of Men Enroled." Ross or Rose, Louis # 0766; Guillet, George # 1137; Burland, G.B. # 1414; There is also the possibility that there are two Butterworth John's listed. The second one has BW # 0124; Bond, George Dale # 1360. Robert Mulholland BW # 1588 does not appear on any other list except the Bounty Warrant Record and there is no other information provided as to the Battalion or date and length of service.

SOURCES

  • PAC, RG9, II B4, Volume 16. Department of Militia and Defence, Post-Confederation Records, Adjutant General's Office and Headquarters, 1867-1922. Registers and Lists of Officers, 1867-1922 and Register of Service, Red River Rebellion, 1870-1877.
  • PAC, RG9, II A4, Adjutant General's Office, Subject Files; Volume 18, Land Grants, Red River Force, 1872-1876, Bounty Warrants #'s 1-1500. All grants are for 160 acres.
  • PAC, RG15, D II, 9C, Dominion Lands Records, Aperture Card Book # 43, Military Bounty Grant Register, First Expedition, 1870.

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