BETTS – William 13th Light Dragoons

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13th Dragoons – Hussars

NameBETTS – William
Regiment (s)13th Light Dragoons
Regiment Number (s) 800
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd June 1829 / 20 years / Westminster Middlesex England
Baker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Dark / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 10 years
Length of Service23 years 193 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th October 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Banbury Oxfordshire England
Pension Districts1853 Coventry
1856-1858 Western Australia
1858 Coventry
1859 1st West London
1859 Coventry
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of BirthNot yet known Banbury Oxfordshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
LUCKETT Sarah
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1862 Oxford England
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1858 to England
Date/Place of Death/Burial1885 Banbury Oxfordshire England
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationErickson states stuck off Pension List 8th December 1856: however, no proof of this happening