BOATS – Henry 50th Regiment

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50th Regiment Cap Badge

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Inkerman & Alma Clasps

Sutlej Campaign Medal Ferozeshuhur, Aliwal and Sobraon

NameBOATS – Henry
Regiment (s)50th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2001
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
26th July 1842 / 18 years / Bradford Yorkshire England
Dyer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¼ in
Dark / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 4 years 6 months
Malta – 4 months
Turkey and Crimea – 1 year 3 months
Length of Service14 years 113 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th April 1857 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsMoodkee Medal with clasps for Ferozershuhur, Aliwal, Sobraon (Sutlej Campaign 1845/6)
Crimean War Medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
11 New Road end Castle Street Leeds Yorkshire England
Pension Districts1857 Leeds
1858 Sheffield
1858 – 1861 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1824 Bradford Yorkshire 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
Not Married
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
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
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial11th December 1861 (Possibly) Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 Census HO 107/1296/3
Adelaide Street Bradford Yorkshire
James Boats age 22 b 1819 Ireland Wool Comber
Henry Boats age 17 born 1824 Ireland … labourer
Joseph Boats age 13 b 1828 Yorkshire Worsted Spinner
Although Henry said he was born in Bradford on his WO 97 this appears to be him.
1851 Census HO 107/2003/259/36 The Barracks (50th regt) Burn Hays, Burslem Staffordshire England
Henry Boats unmarried, age 27, Army, Born Bradford Yorkshire
Discharge due to Chronic Rheumatic pains in his back and upper and lower extremities and pain in right leg when marching he claimed due to having broken his leg at Scutari
A Henry Bolt died in 1861 age 37 (registration no 1870) Western Australia.