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CROWE – Samuel 62nd 44th and 50th Regiment

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44th Regiment Colours
50th Regiment Cap Badge
62nd Wiltshire Regiment of Foot


NameCROWE – Samuel
Regiment (s)62nd 44th and 50th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1762 – 44th Regiment
3407 – 50th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th January 1834 / 19 years 10 months / Westminster Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service16 years 330 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th December 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Edenmore Road London England
Pension Districts1851 London 2nd West
1851 2nd North London
1853 Deptford
1854 2nd North London
1854-1855 Western Australia
1855 Victoria
1855 Sydney NSW
1858 2nd North London
1860 Jersey
1860 2nd North London
1860 Jersey
1861 2nd North London
1861 2nd Plymouth
1862 Falmouth
1862 Bath
1863 2nd North London
1863 Falmouth
1864 2nd North London
1868 Jersey
1869 Taunton
1870 Exeter
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1854 Plymouth England via Gibraltar
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RAMILLIES 7th August 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1814 St. Andrews Dublin 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
Name Unknown
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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
Not none
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 25th July 1856 – Foss Court Martial
Departure from Western
Arrived Melbourne 6 December 1854 on the Amason/Amazon
Samuel Crowe and wife
1858 to England
Date/Place of Death/Burial19th March 1870 Exeter Devon England
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge: Suffering from dyspepsia and general debility
British Army, Worldwide Index
1841 Corporal Samuel Crowe recruiting at Mountrath location Chatham Kent
1851 3407 Private Samuel Crowe 50th Regt location Ashton Under Lyne
1851 Census HO 107/1490/180/79
Samuel Crowe, Chelsea Pensioner, a single man is living at Harrow Street Marylebone London
In 1852 there were two marriages at Marylebone between Samuel Crowe and
1. Marie Josephine Fardean
2. Margaret Pierce Cooke
1853 Lambert
1. Mary Ann Nevill
2. Ann Brame
On 27th June 1854 Thomas Crowe received medical treatment for an ulcer during the voyage of the Ramillies
Prior to quitting the Colony Samuel Crowe refunded passage money of £15 to Captain Foss who misappropriated the money. It was one of the offenses Foss was charged with under “conduct disgraceful to the character of and officer and a gentleman.”