BARRATT / BARRETT – Edward 1st Foot Guards

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1st Foot Grenadier Guards Cap Badge

British Crimea Medal (Alma-Balaclava-Inkerman-Sebastopol Clasps)

Turkish Crimea Medal


Regiment (s)1st Foot Guards
Regiment Number (s) 4589
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th October 1843 /20 years / Peterborough Northampton England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / Musket wound to neck and scapula
Overseas Service/DurationTurkey and Crimea – 11 months
Length of Service13 years 13 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th October 1856 / London England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with clasps for Alma Balaklava Inkermann and Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Huntingdonshire England
Pension Districts1856 Northampton England
1863-1864 Western Australia
1865- December 1874 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1823 Little Gidding (shown as Gedden) Oundle Huntingdonshire England
Date/Place of BaptismSt John the Evangelist Little Gidding Huntingdonshire England
Date/Place of Birth
B 1790 Weldon Northampton England
Date/Place of Birth
B 1792 Middlesex England
Not yet known
SiblingsMary B 1825 Little Gidding Huntingdonshire England
Jesse B 1830 Little Gidding Huntingdonshire England
John B 1833 Little Gidding Huntingdonshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
NOBLE Sussana or Sussanah
B 1838 Pilton Northamptonshire England
Date/Place of Marriage6th February 1860 Pilton Northampton England
Children by 1st WifeNOBLE William (son of Sussanah) B 1857 Oundle Northamptonshire England
M WILLIAMS Sarah Ann (Alice in Death Notice) 12th December 1881 Residence of Reverend T.E. Keen Moonta Daly South Australia
D 18th August 1915 Hectorville Norwood South Australia
Albert B 1861 Oundle Northamptonshire England
D 5th December 1894 Franklin Harbour Wallaroo Daly South Australia
Edward B 12th May 1867 Reynella Morphett Vale South Australia
M SLATER Jane 19th April 1892 Wesleyan Church Cleve Flinders South Australia
D 18th February 1949 Goodwood South Australia
John Francis (Frank) 24th December 1870 Reynella Adelaide South Australia
D 12th December 1935 Northfield Port Adelaide South Australia (residence Broken Hill New South Wales)
Walter B 23rd August 1873 Reynella Adelaide South Australia
D 18th April 1874 Reynella Adelaide South Australia
Walter Sidney B 16th January 1875 Reynella Morphett Vale South Australia
M VORWERK Emma Amalie 3rd July 1899 residence of Hermann Lindner Krondorf Angaston South Australia
D 6th March 1950 Magill Norwood South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
NOBLE William
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeHUBERT John Henry
Date/Place of Marriage28th July 1876 Christ Church O’Halloran Hill Adelaide
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWA Times 4 August 1864 page 2
The Capture of prison escapee Graham single handedly by Pensioner Edward Barrett. “Enrolled Pensioner Barrett, who captured Graham, is a fine soldier like looking man of about 40 years of age. He was discharged in consequence of the gunshot wound in his neck.”
He received a reward of five pounds. (AJCP reel 1642 Piece 138 part 2 folio 145.)
SA Weekly Chronicle 12 November 1864 Arrival of the Europa from the Swan River with E. Barrett, wife and 3 children.
Death Notices:
William Noble Chronicle 21 August 1915
Walter Sidney Barratt Chronicle 9 March 1950
Departure from Western
24th October 1864 to South Australia per “Europa”
Date/Place of Death/Burial11th December 1874 Reynella South Australia
13th December 1874 O’Halloran Hill Christ Church Cemetery South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 UK Census HO 107/450/15/2 The Village, Little Gedding, Huntingdonshire
UK Census 1851 Census HO107/1481/14/22 Infantry barracks, St. James Palace, Ambassador’s Court, St Martin-in-the-fields1856 Reason for Discharge Reduction in Army. Wounded at Inkerman, unable to perform his duties due to a musket wound at the battle of Inkerman 5 November 1854.

1861 Census RG09/961/124/30 Danford’s Yard, West Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire