CLARK/CLARKE – Charles 40th Regiment

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40th Somersetshire Regiment

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NameCLARK/CLARKE – Charles
Regiment (s)40th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 572
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th October 1827 / 22 years / Queens Square London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Dark / Hazel / Dark / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies  -10 years 160 days
Lower and Upper Scinde (Balochistan and Afghanistan) –  3 years 324 days
Length of Service17 years 301 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12  August 1845 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
London England
Pension Districts1845 South London
1848 Oxford
1848 Plymouth
1849 Woolwich
1850-1882 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
1875 increased to 1/3 per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of BirthWestminster Middlesex England
Date/Place of Baptismc1805 St Margaret’s Westminster Middlesex England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeUNKNOWN daughter
Land Grants Western
Applied for Title of Freshwater Bay Location P258
Occupation after
Assistant Overseer Toodyay Depot: Left service December 1852
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850 arrival of the Scindian
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th May 1882 Mt Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
24th May 1882 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWife not allowed to come (on Scindian) because of behaviour at Departure Port (Tilbury) and not to be paid any part of his pension – not known if wife subsequently traveled to Western Australia