BEWSHER – William 57th and 20th Regiment 1st Battalion

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Obituary 1900

British Crimea Medal – 4 clasps

Turkish Crimea Medal

 

Indian Mutiny Medal w Lucknow Clasp

20th Regiment Lancashire Fusiliers Badge

57th Regiment West_Middlesex Badge

NameBEWSHER – William
Regiment (s)57th and 20th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1264 – 20th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th March 1837 / 18 years 11 months / Bow Street London Middlesex England
Sawyer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Fair / Grey / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationBermuda – 5 years 190 days
North America – 6 years 56 days
Crimea – 1 years 310 days
East Indies – 314 days
Length of Service21 years 74 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 19th April 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Balaclava Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1859 2nd Plymouth
1863-1900 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1819 Lymington Hampshire 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
SOMERS / SUMMERS Eleanor / Elenore  /Elinor
B c1828 Halifax Nova Scotia Canada
Date/Place of Marriagec1849 unknown location
Children by 1st WifeFrederick George B 1850 Halifax Canada
D 11th October 1931 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Elizabeth B 1852 Halifax Nova Scotia Canada
D 4th August 1943 Western Australia
bur Baptist Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
William Henry B 1858 Plymouth Devon England
D 10th February 1933 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Edward Thomas B 1860 Devonport Devon England
M WALKER Mary unknown date and location
D 7th April 1921 Boogardie Mt Magnet Western Australia
bur Mt Magnet Western Australia
Harriet Martha B 1862 Stoke Damerel,Devon England
D 1877 Picton Western Australia
Arthur John B 1868 Bunbury Western Australia
D 26th August 1944 Perth Western Australia
bur Baptist Section Karrakatta Cemetery  Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeHEXLEY John David
Date/Place of Marriage1903 unknown location
Children by 2nd HusbandNone
Land Grants Western
Australia
Granted Lot 26 of 2 acres in Bunbury (mentioned in probate settlement
Occupation after
Arrival
Farmer
Newspaper ArticlesBunbury Herald 23rd and 25th August 1900
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th August 1900 Bunbury Western Australia
St Mark’s Church and Picton Cemetery Picton Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
30th October 1915 Fremantle Western Australia
Baptist Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateWill: 12 Jun 1880. Probate: 13 Sep 1900, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons 3403-1900-090]
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