CARROLL – Thomas 18th Regiment

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NameCARROLL – Thomas
Regiment (s)18th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 729 on WO 97 transcribed Find My Past wrongly actually 927 as on WO 12s
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd November 1834 / 18 years / Limerick Limerick Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCeylon, China, East Indies, and Burmah – 18 years 6 months
Length of Service21 years 60 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22nd January 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsPossibly eligible for the 1st China War Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Clare Castle Clare Ireland
Pension Districts1856 1st Liverpool
1856-1858 Western Australia
1858-1874 Adelaide struck off for non-appearance
Pension Paid1/0 per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1816 Clare Abbey Ennis Clare 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
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1858 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial1876 South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army worldwide Index
1841 927 located Hong Kong and Canton
1851 927 Located Fort William Calcutta India
Discharge due to chronic catarrh and dyspnoea
Thomas Carroll was admitted three time to the Royal Adelaide hospital:
5 December 1866 he said he was aged 49. Single, Roman Catholic, residing at The Light and had been 8 years in the Colony arriving on the Runnymede and again on 14th July 1868 and 23 February 1869 where information is similar except in 1868 he is living at Clare and 1869 Pt Augusta.