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8th Regiment
NameBOLL / BALL – William
Regiment (s) 8th Regiment
Regiment Number (s)  833
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th January 1831 / 18 years / Belfast Antrim Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fair / Hazel / Red / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 6 years 7 days
North America – 2 years 239 days
East Indies – 5 years 92 days
Length of Service21 years 119 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th May 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Ballymena Antrim Ireland
Pension Districts1852 Ballymena
1855 Western Australia
1856 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1813 Connor Ballymena Antrim Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism17th November 1816 St Anne’s Antrim Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
BALL Henry
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1856 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWO22/227 shows still resident South Australia in 1878