CLAYTON – Joseph 39th Regiment

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39th Regiment


Pensioner Barracks

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal


NameCLAYTON – Joseph
Regiment (s)39th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1402
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th February 1840 / 24 years / Sheffield Yorkshire England
Hair Dresser
Description – Height
5 Ft 5³/8 in
Fair / Grey / Dark brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 6 years 5 months
Crimea – 1 year 6 months
Length of Service16 years 286 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 30th March 1857  / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Sheffield Yorkshire England
Pension Districts1857 Sheffield
1859 Tilbury Fort
1859-1889 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birthc1816 Wakefield Yorkshire
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeUnknown daughter (mentioned in Daily News 10th October 1884 page 4)
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesDaily News 10th October 1884 page 4
There are many references to the arrests of Joseph Clayton, Pensioner, between 1860 and 1887 for drunkenness & vagrancy
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd April 1889 Mt Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia (wrongly described as the convict Joseph Clayton)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationEntry in Bi-Centennial Dictionary is inaccurate and confused with John Clayton of the 80th Regiment