BUTLER – Thomas 13th and 80th Regiment

Return to Lord Dalhousie EPF List

Click on images to view (if available) a larger image. Use your browser’s Back button to return to site.

NameBUTLER – Thomas
Regiment (s)13th and 80th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2205 and 2365 – 80th Regiment
1264 – 13th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th October 1839 / 19 years / Dublin Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 13 years 9 months
Length of Service16 years 358 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 30th December 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals3 medals for action in the field (further research needed)
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1857 2nd Dublin
1857 Tullamore
1863 Tilbury
1863-1880 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
12th May 1874 Increased to 1/1d per diem for service to the Enrolled Force in Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1820 Cadamstown Kildare 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
WRIGHT Ellen
B Kildare Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifePatrick B 1859 Kildare Ireland
M KEMP Susan 1889 Geraldton Western Australia
D 28th February 1927 Eleanor Street Geraldton Western Australia
Catherine B 26th May 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
bap 29th May 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
M BEESON William 1882 Greenough Western Australia
D 3rd August 1929 Geraldton Western Australia
Rose B 1868 Western Australia
M BURGESS John 1889 Greenough Western Australia
D 3rd July 1942 Geraldton Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
WRIGHT James
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
REGAN Madge
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesGeraldton Guardian & Express 4th July 1942 – page 2 (Obituary Rose Burgess)
Geraldton Guardian & Express 12th July 1938 – page 2 (Death of John Burgess)
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th September 1880 Greenough Flats Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
4th January 1901 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPurchased Lot X3 Greenough Western Australia of 20 acres purchase price  of £11/10/0 Title Application made 26/10/1880