BUTLER – Thomas 48th and 3rd Regiment

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3rd Regiment

48th Regiment Northhamptonshire

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NameBUTLER – Thomas
Regiment (s)48th and 3rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2423 / 2608
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th January 1847 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGreece – 5 months
Malta – 1 month
Crimea – 5 months
Length of Service8 years 286 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 16th October 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1855 Jersey
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1878 increased to 1/4d per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birth1829 Lowcurran Stradbally Queens Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c1831 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage1848 Limerick Ireland (Protestant)
Children by 1st WifeSarah B 1849 England
M BAILEY William 5th March 1867 Western Australia
D November 1913 while residing at Edmund Street Beaconsfield Western Australia
bur 19th November 1913 Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Bridget B c1850 England
M WHITE James Richard York Western Australia
D 1942 Perth Western Australia (tentative)
Thomas B 1853 England
M BURNS Ellen 1879 Fremantle Western Australia
Mary Jane B 1859 Guernsey Channel Islands
M ROGERS John 1877 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1923 in Western Australia
Julia B 1863 Guernsey Channel Islands
M BROWN George 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
Helen B 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Lena B 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
M MASON Arthur G. 1906 (unknown location)
Sophia B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
M LA MOTTE Alexander 1887 Fremantle Western Australia
William B 1872 Fremantle Western Australia
M CARTER Leah 1897 Perth Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
7th October 1868 Fremantle Town Lots 690, and 691 both purchased at £6 each
20th Oct 1880 granted Cockburn Sound Location 173 Willagee Swamp
Occupation after
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd October 1886 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
3rd April 1899 Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information