Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

27/3/2006

Field Punishment

Flogging was finally abolished in the British Army in 1881. The usual sentences for the offences of desertion and sleeping on guard duty varied between four months’ imprisonment with hard labour and ten years’ penal servitude. During wartime, soldiers could be executed for these offences. for more click here

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