CRAIG – William HEIC 2nd European Regiment

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NameCRAIG – William
Regiment (s)HEIC 2nd Bengal Fusiliers and 2nd European Regiment
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 461
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th February 1841 / 24 years / London England
Medical student
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5 in or 5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia – 14 years 6 months (deduced)
Length of Service14 years 6 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 17th June 1856 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1858 1st Dublin
1858 2nd Cork
1859-1864 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d 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 Birth1817 St Mary’s Shandon Cork 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 Margaret
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriagePrior to embarkation to India in May 1842
Children by 1st WifeNone known
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/Burial30th September 1864 Albany Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWilliam and Margaret Craig embarked 16th May 1842 per Henry for India
After William’s death, wife Margaret in receipt of Lord Clive Pension of 4½d being half her husband’s pension rate per diem.