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Claremont Pensioner Guard Village October 2010 and July 2011 EPG Gazette

98th Regiment Prince of Wales
Buried 1896 East Perth Cemetery


NameBANDY – Thomas
Regiment (s)98th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 461
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th June/January 1825 / 16 years / Aylesbury Buckinghamshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5½ in
Sallow / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service20 years 280 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th May 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Chatham Kent England
Pension DistrictsTib Street Barracks Manchester
1850 Western Australia
1852 Struck off for committing a felony
27 August 1872 Pension restored
1872-1896 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc 19th Nov 1808 Turweston Buckinghamshire 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
B c1812
Date/Place of Marriage28th October 1832 Bristol Gloucestershire England
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth Ann B c1835 Devonport Devon England
bap 4th October 1835 Stoke Damerel Devon
D 17th November 1835 Stoke Damerel Devon
Mary Ann B c September 1836 Bristol Gloucestershire England
bap 13th November 1836 Bristol Gloucestershire England
D 6th April 1837 Mottram in Longendale Cheshire England
Louise B 6th May 1838 Weedon Barracks Northamptonshire England
Bap 20th May 1838 Weedon Northamptonshire
D 8th February 1840 Irish Gates Carlisle Yorkshire England
Thomas Amos B c1840 Barracks Newcastle on Tyne Northumberland
bap 7th June 1840 St Andrew Newcastle on Tyne Northumberland
M MORTIMER Martha Dora 4th December 1867 Gingin Western Australia
D 11th June 1921 Gillingara Midland Railway near Moore River Western Australia
bur 14th June 1921 Gingin Cemetery Western Australia
William Henry B 25th May 1842 Tiverton Devon England
Bap 4th June 1842 St Peter Tiverton Devon England
D 3rd September 1909 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Church of England Section Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Jane B 12th May 1845 Medway Chatham Kent England
Bap 25th July 1847 Garrison Church Brompton Kent England
M DRAGE Thomas 1st May 1862 Glengarry Victoria Plains Western Australia
D 31st January 1901 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Church of England Section Northampton Cemetery Western Australia
Elizabeth B 15th April 1847 Chatham Kent England
Bap 25th July 1847 Garrison Church Brompton Kent England
M HABEKOST Carl John Christian 31st March 1866 Singapore
D 2nd June 1921 Singapore
bur Bidadarri Cemetery Singapore
Maria B 20th April 1849 Chatham Kent England
Bap 6th May 1849 Holy Trinity Brompton Kent England
M De BASAGOITI Juan Parke 16th June 1866 Singapore
D 8th August 1915 St Thomas Walk Singapore
bur Bidadarri Cemetery Singapore
George B Feb 1854 Claremont Perth Western Australia
M HOLDER Elizabeth 1875 St John’s Church West Perth Western Australia
D 27th May 1924 West Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Joseph B 6th August 1855 Perth Western Australia
M WILLIAMS Elizabeth 1886 Gwalla Western Australia
D 19th June 1938 Northampton Western Australia
bur Methodist Section Northampton Cemetery Western Australia
Male (stillborn) B 1856 Perth Western Australia
D 1856 Perth 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 Freshwater Bay and Butlers Swamp P6 This allotment was reassigned to EPG Samuel Efford after his sentence of transportation
Application For Crown Grant 31st January 1884 Perth Lot 155V corner if Thomas and Collins streets West Perth of 3 roods 35 Perches
Title Issued 1st April 1884
Occupation after
Shoemaker in Perth
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 30th October 1850 – page 3
Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 6 March 1861 page 2 Passengers for Singapore per ‘Guyon’
Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 15th February 1865 page 2 Passenger list ‘New Perseverance’
West Australian 19th Feb 1896 – page 4 – Funeral Notice
Departure from Western
4th March 1861 Sarah Bandy left WA for Singapore per ‘Guyon’ accompanied by one of her daughters leaving behind daughter Jane and sons Thomas Amos, William Henry, George and Joseph. (The other daughter must have left at a later date possibly on the ‘New Perseverance 11 February 1865) It appears Sarah returned to Western Australia in 1865 and returned to Singapore with her second daughter where she eventually died.
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th February 1896 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
25th March 1881 Kandang Kerbau Singapore
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Thomas Bandy 461 Corporal 98th Foot location Newcastle, Manchester and Naas
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism and inguinal hernia
Thomas Bandy age 10, William age 8, Elizabeth age 5 and Maria age 1 all received medical treatment during the voyage of the Hashemy. Elizabeth and Maria both suffered from measles and Thomas from phlymon.
1851 Thomas Bandy was tried for stealing four pairs of shoes and sentenced to 7 years transportation however he was pardoned by the Governor.
7th January 1854 he was again arrested for stealing tobacco the property of Messre Gibson, Dyett and Co this time the charge was dismissed. There are sundry accounts Thomas Bandy appearing in the police courts.In 2002 the Bandy family held a re-union at Kings Park Perth WA which was attended by around 50 people from Geraldton, Darkan, Donnybrook, Gingin and Melbourne Victoria and included descendants of the Habekost family.
Purchased Perth Lot Y23 with 3 others
Purchased Perth Lot Y25
Purchased Perth Lot Y24 with Sarah