DAVIS / DAVIES – Daniel 40th and 23rd Regiment

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Name DAVIS / DAVIES – Daniel
Regiment (s) 40th and 23rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1172 – 40th Regiment
4489 – 23rd Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1) 12th June 1839 / 19 years / Wells Somerset England
Paper maker
2) 22nd November 1854 / 34 years / Winchester Hampshire England
Paper maker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Hazel / Light brown / Grapeshot wound right thigh
Overseas Service/Duration Scinde and First Afghan War – 3 years
Bombay India – 9 years 131 days
Turkey and Crimea – 1 year 6 months
Length of Service 1) 9 plus years
2) 2 years 141 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge 1) Private / 27th November 1848 / Dublin Ireland
2) Private / 14th April 1857 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Kandahar – Guznee – Kabul Medal 1842
Gwalior Star (Maharajpoor) 28th December 1843
Crimea Medal with clasp for Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Christ’s Parish Bristol England
Pension Districts 1857 Bristol
1862- March 1865 Perth Western Australia
1865- 30th June 1870 South Australia
Pension Paid 8d per diem
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 1820 Llenango (Llandogo) Monmouth Monmouthshire Wales
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
DAVIES William
c 1781 Monmouthshire Wales
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Maria
c 1785 Lyn Norfolk England (1851 Census)
Not yet known
Siblings Elizabeth B c1826 Monmouthshire Wales
Harriet B c1826 Monmouthshire Wales
Mary B c1829 Monmouthshire Wales
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
THOMAS Jane (Tentative- refer 1851 Census)
1825 Bristol Gloucestershire (Tentative – refer 1851 Census)
Date/Place of Marriage 4th Quarter 1849 Merthyr Tyfdil Glamorganshire Wales (Tentative)
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
1865 – possibly March
Date/Place of Death/Burial 24th May 1870 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Served two discrete periods of army service