CAREY – Lawrence 32nd Regiment

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32nd Cornwall Regiment Foot Badge

Punjab Medal with Goojerat & Mooltan clasps


NameCAREY – Lawrence
Regiment (s)32nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2136
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th December 1841 / 19 years / London Surrey England /
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Hazel / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 5 years 222 days
Length of Service10 years 213 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th July 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsPunjab Campaign Medal 1848-9 with clasps for Mooltan and Goojerat
Intended Residence at
Parish St Saviours London Surrey
Pension Districts1852 South London
1853 West Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem for 2½ years to 17th February 1855 (Refused further pension 22nd April 1856)
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1822 St Saviours London Surrey 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
MAHON Margaret
B 8th November 1834 Agra Bengal India
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMargaret B c 1847 unknown location
M EVANS Thomas 19th August 1868 Registry Office Adelaide South Australia
D Not yet known
Catherine B January – March 1852 St Saviours Southwark London England
D On Surgeon’s sick list on Pyrenees, Possibly died in Western Australia before May 1854 as not on Salvado’s list for Albany.
John B 30th March 1853 (presumably on Pyrenees II)
bap 12th May 1853 Fremantle West Australia
D Not yet known but post May 1854 as on Salvado’s list for Albany
Emily B c January 1861 unknown location
D 15th September 1861 Portland Estate South Australia
William B 14th September 1862 Portland Estate South Australia
D Not yet known
Emma B 28th August 1867 Alberton Adelaide South Australia
D Not yet known
Lawrence B 27th June 1870 Rosewater Adelaide South Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
MAHON Thomas (Sergeant 51st Regiment)
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Express and Telegraph (Adelaide 1867-1922) 13th March 1855 page 2
Departure from Western
Left colony without leave in November 1855 by unknown ship
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th April 1873 Queenstown Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd March 1883 Port Adelaide South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information