1. Home
  2. /
  3. EPGs A-Z
  4. /
  5. C
  6. /
  7. COOTE – Thomas 22nd...

COOTE – Thomas 22nd 61st and 82nd Regiment

Return to Stag EPF List

Click on images to view (if available) a larger image. Use your browser’s Back button to return to site.

22nd Cheshire Regiment of Foot
61st South Gloucestershire Regiment
82nd Regiment of Foot Prince of Wales


NameCOOTE – Thomas
Regiment (s)22nd 61st and 82nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1951 – 82nd Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th January 1843 / 22 years / Boyle Roscommon Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Grey / Red/ piece missing from left ear
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 2 years 1 day
Length of Service10 years 273 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22nd November 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Perth Scotland
Pension Districts1853 Perth
1854 Plymouth
1855 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem – Temporary 18 months until 13th June 1855
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1855 Plymouth England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STAG 23rd May 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Mullingar Westmeath Ireland
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
LYNAM/Leinam Ellen
1833 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage13th August 1853 St. John the Baptist, Perth, Perthshire Scotland
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B 19th May 1855 at sea on board “Stag”
bap 10th June 1855 Perth Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeDUNCAN Henry – 73rd Regiment arrived on “Clara” 1857
Date/Place of Marriage1861 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
1858 Store Labourer (from below newspaper article)
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 2nd June 1858 – page 4 (Indian Relief Fund)
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1861 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1863 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationThomas Coote’s transfer to the 61st regiment was cancelled as he was not fit to serve in India
Discharge due to extensive varicose veins in both legs causing much pain when he stands or walks, unfit for further service.
British Army Worldwide Index
1851 Thomas Coote 1951 82nd Regiment location Portsmouth
1851 Census HO 107/1658 Portsmouth
Thomas Coote, Not married, 30. Private, 22nd regiment, born Mullingar. Westmeath, Ireland
AJCP reel 466/87 part 2 Folio 233
Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry into complaints by the wives of the Pensioner Guard on the Stag into the conduct of the Super Intendent Surgeon Caldwell. No mention of Mrs Coote.
It is possible that daughter Elizabeth Coote became a sister of the St. Joseph’s order in 1881, Elizabeth Mary Magdelene Cootes died at Albany on 16th March 1920.