CRAGGS / CRAIG – Benjamin 7th Dragoon Guards

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NameCRAGGS / CRAIG – Benjamin
Regiment (s)7th Dragoon Guards
Regiment Number (s) 205
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd June 1825 / 20 years / Woodville Queens Ireland
Blacksmith
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 10½ in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service17 years 313 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th April 1843 / ? Barracks Gosport Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Portarlington Queens Ireland
Pension Districts1845 Tullamore
1845 Maryborough
1853 Tullamore
Pension Paid 7d per diem
1873 Increased to 1/0d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st January 1854 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SEA PARK 5th April 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1805 Cloneneagh Queens Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Elizabeth or Margaret
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B c1835 Not yet known Ireland
William
B c1837 Not yet known England
Catherine B c1839 Not yet known Ireland
Benjamin B c1851 Not yet known England
John B c1852 Not yet known England
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th January 1875 Perth Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWidow applied for poor relief 10th March 1883