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Indian Mutiny Medal

1877 ASH Abraham Burial


NameASH – Abraham
Regiment (s)64th Regiment
Regiment Numbers (s) 2446
Profession at Attestation
27th March 1846 / 18 years / Barnstaple Devon England
Description – Height
5 ft 11 in
Dark / Hazel / Brown / Scar on front of left shin
Overseas Service/DurationIndia – 12 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 26 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 7th May 1867 / Parkhurst England
Campaign MedalsPersian Medal and clasp 1857-1859
Indian Mutiny
Intended Residence at Discharge2 Exchange Court Strand London England
Pension Districts1867 2nd North London
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 – 1877 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birth13 September 1829 Swimbridge Barnstaple Devon England
Date/Place of BaptismBrendon, Devon
Date/Place of Birth
ASH John
B c1801 High Bray Devon England
Date/Place of Birth
B c1801 High Bray Devon England
Siblingsbap c1826 ASH Lydia
bap c1827 ASH Maria (M KIDD)
bap c1833 ASH Puah
bap c1836 ASH Avis (M PETERS)
bap c1838 ASH Martha
bap c1841 ASH Rhoda (M POPPLESTONE)
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
JORDAN Maria step-daughter of EPG John Power
B 8th January 1847
Date/Place of Marriage3rd March 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeMaria Eliza
B 21st December 1868 North Fremantle Western Australia
Bp 5th March 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
JORDAN John step father POWER John
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
PERNSMAN Catherine
12 January 1847, Africa
Land Grants Western AustraliaNone
Occupation after ArrivalAssistant warder 1868-1873 see Barker page 8
Newspaper ArticlesHerald Fremantle Sat 19th November 1870 – page 3
Inquirer & Commercial News Wednesday 13 June 1877 page 1 obituary
The Western Australian Times Tuesday 12 June 1877 page 2 Obit
The Australasian 17 February 1894 page 41 Obit of Catherine Power
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial10th June 1877 Pensioner Barracks Hospital Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial of wifeNot yet known
Will or ProbateNone located
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index:
1851 Abraham Ash 2446 private location Hyderabad India
1861 Abraham Ash 2446 Sergeant location ret from India
Discharge at own request after 21 years service – free with pension.
Medal is in the Regimental museum (presumably the Staffordshire Regimental Museum, Whittingham Barracks, Lichfield Staffordshire England) according to Find My Past
In the obituary for her mother Catherine Power in 1894 Maria is referred to as Mrs Ash