BLOOMER – Edward HEIC Bengal Artillery

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East India Company

NameBLOOMER – Edward
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bengal Artillery
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No.  587
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th February 1844 / 25 years / Edinburgh Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8¾ in
Fair / Blue / Fair / Left leg broken on duty
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service18 year 8 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 24th June 1861 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Chapelizod near Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1861 2nd Dublin
1865-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Cavan Ireland
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
BRADY Ann
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeRichard B 1867 Perth Western Australia
D 25th March 1940 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic 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 WifeREDMOND Michael – Royal Artillery 18th
arrived “HOUGOUMONT” 1868
Date/Place of Marriage16th May 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandAlice Ann B c1872 Fremantle Western Australia
M PRYOR John Aubrey 1892 Perth Western Australia
D 2nd August 1940 Rivervale Western Australia
bur Church of Christ Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Stephen Michael
B c1876 Fremantle Western Australia
M BETTLES Jane 1905 Perth Western Australia
D 5th July 1951 Balcatta Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
John
B c1878 Fremantle Western Australia
D 29th January 1945 Palmyra Western Australia (possible)
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial7th July 1868 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
3rd January 1902 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Informationembarked England per “Diamond” 24th June 1844 for India
embarked India per “Malabar” 17th June 1861for England