CHAMBERS – Henry 14th and 68th Regiment

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14th Regiment

68th Regiment Glengarry Badge

British Crimea Medal Alma Balaclava Inkerman Sebastopol Clasps

Turkish Crimea Medal

 

 

NameCHAMBERS – Henry
Regiment (s)14th and 68th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3428 (68th Regiment)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd September 1842 / 17 years / Londonderry Ireland
Carpenter
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 11 in
Sallow / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 3 years 1 month
Crimea – 10 months
Length of Service13 years 18 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 18th November 1856 / Fermoy Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal: Clasps for Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Moy Tyrone Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Armagh
1859 2nd Liverpool
Pension Paid7d per diem
1878 increased to 1/0d per diem for service to the 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 Birth23rd September 1825 Lifford Clonleigh Donegal 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
DICKSON Sarah Ann
1826 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage15th December 1847 Clonfeacle Tyrone Ireland
Children by 1st WifeNo children mentioned
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
14th April 1868 purchased Fremantle Town Lot 630 for £6: also purchased Cockburn Lot E219 at North Lake of 44 acres (@10/- per acre) adjoining EPG Beswick’s Lot P175: Title transferred after death to widow
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial15th April 1880 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
13th March 1888 Perth Home Perth Western Australia
Unknown burial
Will or ProbateLetters of Administration: Probate: 16 Aug 1881, Supreme Court of Western Australia [Cons.3458-1881-343]: available SROWA
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