MILITARY: Ireland Early Soldiers


In date order

Thomas Gillespie, born Richill, Armagh, served in 5th Dragoon Guards. Discharged age 35 years. 17601854.

Leonard Gillespie, Surgeon 1758-1842. Served in 56th Foot. His life is recounted in a book by J. J. Keenville, and summarized in library files.

Leonard Gillespie, b Drumreal, Armagh. served in 56th Foot Regiment. Discharged age 48, after 29 years of service. 1787.

Wybrants Gillespie, b Anderstran, Co Tyrone. Served in 17th Dragoons (Light), 5th Dragoon Guards. 1790-1814

Alexander Gillespie born Drummon, Co Tyrone. Served in 27th Food Regiment. Discharged age 42.  1800-1817

Robert Gillespie, born Loghall, Armagh. Served in 79th Regiment, Royal Artillery. Discharged age 58 in 1802

James Gillespie, b Clogher, Co Tyrone, Served in 95th Foot, 2nd Garrison. Discharged. 1805-1816

James Gillespie, b Clogher, Co Tyrone. Served in Royal Artillery. 1807-1816

Thomas Gillespie, born Co Limerick, Served in 83rd Foot Regiment. Discharged age 33. 1807-1822

John Gillespie, born Ballenaseress, Co Tyrone. Served in 31st Foot Regiment, 12th Veteran Battalion. Discharged  1809

James Gillespie, born Ballymore, Armagh. Served in 52nd Foot Regiment. 8th Royal Veteran Battalion. 12th….Discharged 1810.

Charles Gillespie, born Strabane, Co Tyrone. Served in 1st Foot Regiment. Discharged age 28. 1812-1814. Note a Charles Gillespie from Strabane, immigrated to Dufferin Co, Ontario CANADA and was a pioneer in Amaranth Twp in mid 1850s.

George Gillespie, born Co Limerick, served in 20th Foot Regiment. Discharged age 45. 1812-1834.

William Gillespie born Clogher, Co Tyrone. Served in 95th Foot Regiment. Discharged age 21. 1812-1814

John Gillespie, born Calleden, Co Tyrone. Served in Armagh Militia. Discharged age 50. 1815

William Gillespie b Clogher, Co Tyrone, Served in 13th Foot Regiment. Discharged age 29.  1817-1826

Charles Gillaspie alias Charles Gillespie, born Cams, Co Tyrone, served in 1st Foot Regiment.8th Royal.  1820

James Gillespy, born Newton Seville, Co Tyrone. Served in 41st Foot Regiment. Discharged age 21. 1822-1828

John Gillaspie, alias John Gillespie, born Laughantain, Co Tyrone, served in 34th Regiment. Discharged.  1823-1829

Robert Gillespie born Clonfit, Co Tyrone. Served in 31st Foot Regiment. Discharged age 39.  1824-1845

James Gillespie born Aghalon, Co Tyrone served in 6th Dragoons. Discharged age 36.  1825-1840

Thomas Gillespie born Clogher, Co Tyrone, served in 83 Food Regiment. Discharged age 25.  1826-1834

Jackson Gillespie, born Armagh, Armagh. Served in 28th Regiment. 1st Foot Regiment. Discharged 1832.

James Gillespie, born Killbarron, Co Leitrim, Served in 64th Foot Regiment. Discharged aged 34. No date given.


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