- 94th Regiment of Foot at Westminster, London
(Age 18 years 9 months)
21, 1854 - September 16, 1854 -
Travelling by sea and land back to England.
Private Edmund Arnsby 9 days in Regimental Hospital,
Chatham, Kent, England.
- Volunteer for 18th Regiment of Foot for engagement
- 18th Regiment of Foot disembarked in Scutari,
Turkey, on the Black Sea.
12,000 British and French died that winter at
Scutari due to cholera, a scourge throughout
the war, and severe frostbite due to very inadequate
winter clothing. Cholera first carried by French
troops from Marseilles)
- 18th Regiment left Crimea
- India - in Jullundur, the Punjab
List commences April 1859 in Madras - Regiment
shown at "Sea on passage from Madras to
China in H.M. Steamer 'Fury' January/March 1860.
with the 44th Regiment of Foot in 1860. Both
the 44th and 87th Regiments left India in connection
with the China War 1857-1860.
Muster Roll of the 44th Regiment of Foot does
not clearly indicate the regiment returning
home to England, but Edmund Arnsby is listed
on the roll for 21 days.
Muster Book of the 87th Regiment of Foot shows
officers travelling from Hong Kong to Southampton,
from Woolwich to Kingston, and from Table Bay
officers and men are noted as being from the
44th Regiment of Foot, and , like Edmund, would
have been temporarily attached.
20 - June 30, 1860
- Journey through India to embark at Calcutta
for China. Operation with French army under
Napoleon III to force observance of treaties
of 1858. The 87th stationed in Canton to hold
- Edmund Arnsby promoted to Corporal.
22 - June 30, 1861
- Return journey from China to England. Two
days march to embark for Dublin. 87th Regiment
in Dublin, Corpoarl Arnsby reenlisted for further
20 - January 20, 1862
- Cpl Edmund Arnsby on furlough.
20, 1862 - January 1863
- stationed at Camp Curragh, County Kildare,
- serving as a Corporal in the 87th Regiment
and was stationed at the Anglesey Barrack, Portsea,
1870 - Gibraltar
- Left Malta en route for Chichester, England
for official discharge having ended the term
of his engagement with the 87th Regiment of
Foot, Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Good Conduct Badges
Mutiny Medal with clasp for Sebastopol