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Manhunt for bloodiest mutineers put Britain on warpath with US
The bloodiest mutiny in the history of the Royal Navy and the relentless pursuit of vengeance led to the war of 1812 between Britain and America, according to a book that claims to shed new light on US independence.
Byron Dearing has emailed from Australia!
Subject: John Benedict Lomas (born 1806 in Yorkshire) of 66 Berkshire Foot regiment
Your message: John Benedict Lomas (originally from Yorkshire) was court martialed in 1823 when in the 66 Berkshire Regiment whilst in Ireland. Was he with them at St Helena guarding Napoleon – or did he join them after st. Helena?
If so when did he join?