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56th West Essex Regiment

Regiment (s)William 56th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 487
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th December 1826 / 17 years / Bristol Somerset England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¾ in
Sallow / Hazel / Dark Brown / Marks of Blistering on Chest
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 7 years 3 months
Length of Service18 years 139 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th January 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Bally James Duff Cavan Ireland
Pension Districts1847 Cavan Ireland
1850-1880 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d 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 Birthc1809 Welles Somerset England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Elizabeth
c1812 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifePatrick B Not yet known
D Not yet known
John B c1842 Not yet known
M PRESCOTT Rhoda 1867 Western Australia
D Not yet known
William B c1844 Tarring England
M COOK Charlotte 20th October 1866 St Johns United Church of England and Ireland Fremantle Western Australia
D 5th July 1917 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery 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
Assigned Perth Lot 110
Occupation after
Policeman (Tentative)
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 30th October 1850 – page 3
Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th October 1880 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
D 1892 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information