BROWN – Thomas 6th and 17th Regiment

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6th Regiment

17th Regiment Royal Leicestershire Cap Badge


NameBROWN – Thomas
Regiment (s)6th and 17th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 606 – 6th Regiment
1728 – 17th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd May 1826 / 20 years / Coventry Warwickshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Sallow / Grey /Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales Australia – 7 months
East Indies – 20 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 164 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeColour Sergeant / 12th October 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Ipswich England
Pension Districts1847 Guernsey
1850-1880 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/10d per diem increased in 1850 to 2/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1896 Walsall Sanwell Staffordshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
BROWN Thomas
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
YORK Amelia
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeThomas B c1840 unknown location
George B unknown date and location 
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
SMITH Catherine
B 24th January 1824 Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage24th November 1851 at Widow’s House Fremantle Western Australia (RC) as Margaret SIMPSON
Children by 2nd WifeSusanna B 7th October 1852 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Sarah B 10th June 1855 Serpentine Western Australia
M MUNRO James 25th December 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
D 4th February 1881 Fremantle Western Australia
Catherine B 1857 Serpentine Western Australia
D Not yet known
George Robert B 1859 Serpentine Western Australia
M SMITH Alice Maud 21st June 1882 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1880 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationCeased to draw pension in 1875