BAKER – Robert 34th Regiment

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34th Regiment Cumberland Colours


NameBAKER – Robert
Regiment (s)34th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 876
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th January 1831 / 17 years / Farnborough Suffolk England
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Brown / Dark / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America 5 years 4 months
Length of Service16 years 341 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th January 1849 / Boyle Roscommon Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Portsmouth England
Pension Districts1849 Portsmouth
June 1850 – March 1861 Western Australia
April 1861 – 1875 South Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1814 Beccles Suffolk England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BARNES Catherine
B Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeCatherine B c1846 United Kingdom
Sarah B 1852 Fremantle Western Australia
William B 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
Eliza B 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
Thomas Wilkinson B 1858 Fremantle Western Australia
Frances Jane B 1860 Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Assigned Lot 14 North Fremantle
Occupation after
Night Warder Convict Establishment 20th May 1851 to 10th June 1851
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Left Western Australia 27th May 1861 with family for South Australia on Kestrel
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 16th February 1875 at Portland Estate, District of Port Adelaide South Australia (Ref: 63/423)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information