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ARNOTT – Robert 50th Regiment

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Attestation Paper
50th Regiment Cap Badge
Sutlej Medal
British Crimea Medal Alma-Inkerman-Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal

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NameARNOTT – Robert
Regiment (s)50th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2128
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th May 1843 / 18 years 8 months / Newcastle upon Tyne Northumberland England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Pale  / Grey / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 4 years 168 days
Length of Service12 years 5 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th August 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSutlej Medal exergue Mooltan clasp Ferozeshur
Crimea Medal with clasps for Alma Inkerman Sebastopol
Crimea Turkish
Intended Residence at
Newcastle on Tyne England
Pension Districts1855 Newcastle
1864 Tilbury
1864-1865 Western Australia
1865-1874 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
Departed Portland 30TH January 1864 Lands End 1st February 1864
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 13th April 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1824 Jarrow Gateshead Durham England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c 1828 Lemington Northumberland.
Date/Place of Marriage1859 Newcastle upon Tyne Northumberland
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1865  to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th March 1874 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Robert Arnott 2128 Private 50th Location Ashton under Lyne
1851 Census Single man with his regiment
Discharge due to disabled by wounds of right side of forehead from musket ball at Inkerman suffers greatly from headache and giddiness especially when exposed to the rays of the sun was also wounded on the back of head at battle of Ferozeshur in India
In the 1861 Census a Robert Ancott (sic) is living with his wife Mary at 19 Spital Tongues Newcastle. Robert is 36 years of age (Bc1825) Cab driver and Chelsea pensioner born Benton Northumberland while his wife Mary is age 33 (Bc 1828) and was born in Lemington, Northumberland.
Admittances to Royal Adelaide Hospital
Robert Arnott admitted 11th February 1874 age 47 (no marital status or religion) living Adelaide, labourer, born Newcastle arrived ClaraMary Arnott admitted firstly 20th February 1866 and 2 November 1867. On each occasion she said she was age 45, Protestant, a single woman, residing Hackney, a servant, born Newcastle-on-Tyne and had arrived in the Clara and had been 4 years and 4years 6 months in the Colony. She died 18th February 1867.