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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) 2105 (14th Regiment) 3428 (68th Regiment)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd September 1842 / 17 years / Londonderry Ireland
Description – Height
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 / 3rd October 1856 / Fermoy Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal: Clasps for Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Moy Tyrone Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Armagh
1859 2nd Liverpool
1866 Tilbury
1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem temporary for 1 year extended expired 5 December 1860 made permanent in 1866
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 Clonleigh Lifford Donegal Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
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
DICKSON Alexander
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
14th April 1868 purchased Fremantle Town Lot 630 Russell Street 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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News Saturday 10th March 1888 page 3 death of Sarah Chambers
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial15th April 1880 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
13th March 1888 Perth Home Perth Western Australia
Unknown burial
Will or ProbateLetters of Administration: Probate: 16 Aug 1881, Supreme Court of Western Australia  SROWA Cons 3458 1881 343 Henry Chambers 14th 68th CORONA
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Henry Chambers 2105 Private 14th Foot location Athlone
Discharge due to varicose veins in both legs contracted in the trenches at Crimea
1861 Census RG09/2639/89/13 25 Henry Street Birkenhead Cheshire
Henry Chambers age 36 is a Police Constable and his wife Sarah Ann Chambers is aged 35 both were born in Ireland