7 April 1879: Deserter from Her Majesty’s Service: A reward of from 5s to 20s is offered for the apprehension of C. F. Menteath, [Reg. No:] 2154, 1st Brig. Dep; [born:] Bombay; [trade] clerk; [age] 23; [size:] 5[ft] 7½[in]; [hair:] light; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fair; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 6 March 1879 [at] Berwick-on-Tweed; [marks & remarks:] speaks French and German