Maloney, John B.

Sergeant Major John B Maloney is first listed in the nominal roll of 15 March 1866. He was Sergeant in 4 Company while the regiment was called up for active service during the months leading up to the Fenian invasion and Battle of Ridgeway. He is also listed on the nominal roll on 7 June, (5 days after the battle on 2 June), while the regiment was still on active service at Stratford but it is not know if he was at the battle. He is first listed as Sergeant Major on the nominal roll of November 1867. He attended many Annual Drill events and earned his second class certificate from the School of Military Instruction and he was married. He died 2nd February 1877 while still Sergeant Major.

  • Born: England, 1843
  • Former Svc: unknown
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Trade: unknown
  • Date of enrolment: August 13 1865
  • Address: 117 Beech St
  • Marital status: (1868) Married

Timeline of service:

  • 1866, March 15, listed as Sergeant, 4 Company’s nominal role;
  • 1866, June 7, listed as Sergeant, 4 Company’s nominal role;
  • 1867, Apr 12, appointed as Sergeant Major QOR;
  • 1867, Nov, listed as Sergeant Major, 4 Company (Capt Arthur’s) nominal role;
  • 1868, listed as Sergeant Major, 4 Company’s nominal role, re-enrollment under the Militia Act;
  • 1868, December 10, listed as Marksman, regimental orders;
  • 1869, 21 July, listed as attained Marksman qualification, regimental orders;
  • 1871, listed as Sergeant Major, pay list, guard of honour opening of parliament;
  • 1871-72, listed as Sergeant Major, 4 Company’s nominal role, special Brigade Camp-Annual Drill, Niagara;
  • 1872-73 listed as Sergeant Major, D Company (Capt Miller’s) nominal role, special Brigade Camp – Annual Drill, Niagara;
  • 1874, May 23, received second class certificate from School of Military Instruction;
  • 1874-75, listed as Sergeant Major, D Company’s nominal role, annual drill;
  • 1876-77, listed as Sergeant Major, D Company’s nominal role as “staff sergeants attached”, annual drill;
  • 1877, Feb 2, listed as dead.

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