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DANIEL – Richard 16th 61st 98th and 35th Regiments

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16th Bedfordshire Regiment Cap Badge
61st South Gloucestershire Regiment
98th Regiment Prince of Wales
35th Regiment Gelngarry Badge
Indian Mutiny Medal
Punjab Medal


NameDANIEL – Richard
Regiment (s)16th –  25th February 1841 – 31st January 1842
61st –  1st February 1842 – 31st March 1843
98th –  1st April 1843 – 31st  January 1855
35th –  1st February 1855 – 18th March 1862
Regiment Number (s) 1608 – 16th Regiment
Not known – 61st Regiment
2140 – 98th Regiment
2907 – 35th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th February 1841 / 18 years / Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft  8 in
Fresh / Hazel / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationChina  – 2 years 10 months
East Indies –  14 years 7 months
Length of Service21 years  22 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 6th March 1862 / Chatham England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal 1857-1859
Punjab  Medal
Intended Residence at
Clonmel Ireland
Pension Districts1862 Clonmel
1862 Tilbury
1862-1863 Western Australia
1864-1872 Madras India
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK   31st December 1862
Date/Place of BirthJanuary 1823 St. Mary’s Clonmel Tipperary 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
Not yet known
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 applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not known – Pension was paid in Madras India 1864
Date/Place of Death/Burial26 August 1872/Madras, India from Phthisis
27 August 1872, Madras, India
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 British Army World Wide Index shows Richard with 16th Foot at Canterbury Kent England
1851 British Army World Wide Index shows Richard with 98th at Peshawar Pakistan
1861 British Army World Wide Index shows Richard with 35th at Chatham England
Discharge: At his own request –free to pension after 21 years’ service.