CRAIG – William HEIC 2nd European Regiment

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Name CRAIG – 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/Duration India – 14 years 6 months (deduced)
Length of Service 14 years 6 months
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Corporal / 17th June 1856 / Not stated
Campaign Medals Not yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts 1858 1st Dublin
1858 2nd Cork
1859-1864 Western Australia
Pension Paid 9d 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 Birth 1817 St Mary’s Shandon Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Margaret
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage Prior to embarkation to India in May 1842
Children by 1st Wife None 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 Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 30th September 1864 Albany Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information William 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.