BIRCH – Thomas 66th Regiment

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NameBIRCH – Thomas
Regiment (s)66th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1773
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th July 1841 / 18 years / London England
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / Nil
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 2 years 4 months
West Indies – 3 years 4 months
Canada – 3 years 4 months
Length of Service13 years 207 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNil
Intended Residence at
Discharge
West London
Pension Districts1855 2nd West London
Pension Paid6d per diem for 2 years
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th July 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd July 1857
Date/Place of BirthSeptember 1822 Harford Guildford Surrey England
Date/Place of Baptism18th October 1822 Lambeth Surrey England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
BIRCH Thomas
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
KING Mary
Not yet known
18th December 1821 Abinger Surrey England
SiblingsEleanor
bap 18th October 1822 Lambeth Surrey England
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
John
bap 18th October 1822 Lambeth Surrey England
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Mary Ann
bap 4th May 1823 Alford Surrey England
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
No marriage evident
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
1857 appointed Assistant Warder
Newspaper ArticlesNil
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1863 Victoria Plains Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information