Thomas Valiant's career as recorded in the London Gazette;

1804/04/03 78th Regiment of Foot; Thomas Valiant, Gent. To be ensign by Purchase.

1805/06/29 78th Regiment of Foot; Ensign Thomas Valiant to be Lieutenant without
Purchase.

1817/08/21 37th Regiment of Foot Lieutenant Thomas Valiant from the 24th Light
Dragoons to be Captain of a Company by purchase.

1821/10/21 37th Regiment of Foot Captain Thomas Valiant to be Major by Purchase.

1825/10/08 Major Thomas Valiant from the 37th Foot to be Lieutenant Colonel of
Infantry by purchase.

1827/06/07 40th Foot Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Valiant from the 82nd Foot.

1838/07/03 To be Colonel in the Army, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Valiant 40th Foot

1844/05/02 Colonel Thomas Valiant 40th Regiment of Foot to be Companion of the
Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath.

1844/10/30 Colonel Thomas Valiant of the 40th Regiment of Foot, with local rank
of Major General in India, to be Companion of the Most Honourable Military Order
of the Bath to be Knight Commander of the said Order