CLARKE / CLARK – Thomas 48th Regiment

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Name CLARKE / CLARK – Thomas
Regiment (s)48th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1973
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th January 1843 / 17 years / Brockhall Daventry Northamptonshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¾ in
Fair / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIonian Islands – 2 years 1 month
Crimea – 1 year 2 months
Malta – 1 year 2 months
Gibraltar – 1 year 2 months
East Indies – 2 year 1 month
Length of Service21 years 33 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th February 1865 / Cork Barracks Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with clasp for Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Northampton England
Pension Districts1865 Northampton England
December 1866 – March 1867 Western Australia
April 1867 possibly in South Australia (no pension details)
1869 – 75 Northampton England
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birth14th February 1826 Daventry Northamptonshire England
Date/Place of Baptism9th July 1826 Daventry (Wesleyan Chapel) Northamptonshire England
Date/Place of Birth
CLARK Robert
B c1801 Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
B c1801 Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsAnne B c1832 Not yet known
Fanny B c1840 Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
RASTELL Mary (tentative)
B 1828 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageApril – June 1856 Daventry Northamptonshire England
Children by 1st WifeNone
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage9th September 1867 Perth Western Australia (tentative)
Children by 2nd WifeThomas B 1868 Fremantle, Western Australia (tentative)
Emily Ann B 1869 Fremantle, Western Australia (tentative)
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Night Warder Perth Gaol (1867)
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1st November 1869 departed Geraldton Western Australia per Hastings for England (tentative)
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationThe information regarding Thomas Clarke’s wife (wives) and children needs further confirmation and elaboration