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
Labourer
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 256 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNil
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Holywell (Street) Westminster London
Pension Districts1855 2nd West London
1857 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem for 2 years
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 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 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
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 InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Thomas Birch 1773 Private 66th location Barbados West Indies
Discharge due to varicose veins in left leg