BROWN – Samuel 52nd and 53rd Regiment

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52nd Regiment Oxfordshire Badge

53rd Regiment Shropshire Colours

Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow Clasp

 

NameBROWN – Samuel
Regiment (s)52nd and 53rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2684 – 52nd Regiment
3456 –  53rd Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th August 1852 / 18 years / Westminster Middlesex England
Carpenter
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8½ in
Fair / Grey / Light Brown / Bullet wound back of neck
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 4 years 6 months
Length of Service9 years 95 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate /19th November 1861 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal clasp Lucknow
Intended Residence at
Discharge
London Middlesex
Pension Districts1861 London
1863-1868 Perth Western Australia
1868 London
1869 (Kings) Lynn
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc 1834 Walworth 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
GREEN  Sarah nee PHILLIPS
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage9th December 1863 Western Australia
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
1866 Assistant Warder Resigned 31 December 1868
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Left Western Australia post 1866 no details known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to wound back of neck received at Cawnpore 30th November 1857 and also sabre wound to his back received at Lucknow 1857. Suffers from deafness in both ears following a bout of fever in India