CURTIS – Francis 14th Light Dragoons

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Name CURTIS – Francis
Regiment (s) 14th Light Dragoons
Regiment Number (s) 902
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th April 1841 / 22 years 6 months / Westminster Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fair / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration East Indies – 18 years 5 months
Length of Service 19 years 18 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 13th August 1860 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign Medals Punjab Campaign with Chillianwala  and Goojerat clasps
India General Service Medal with Persia Clasp
Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-1858 with Central India Clasp
Intended Residence at
26 Sussex Place Regents Park London
Pension Districts 21st August 1860 1st North London Pension District
1861 Birmingham and Coventry
1862 Western Australia
1871 Pension suspended during imprisonment (6 months).
1873 Pension suspended during imprisonment (6 months).
1875 Pension Paid Western Australia
1878 Refused increase of Pension in Western Australia
1881 Sentenced to 6 months imprisonment
1882 Struck off Pension List
1883 Refused restoration of Pension
5th April 1889 at Perth charged with vagrancy by Sergeant Claffey
1890 Restoration of Pension
Pension Paid 8d per diem
1873 On release from prison pension reduced to 7d per diem
1890 Restoration of pension
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth 1819 Falmouth  Cornwall England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles The Enquirer & Commercial News 19th September 1894
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 6th September 1894 Mount Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
6th September 1894 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or Probate None known
Further Information John O’Donnell Recommended Francis Curtiss (sic) be admitted to Mt. Eliza Poor House 1880, 1882, 1885 (Item No. 1885/1848:  Colonial Surgeon)