DITCH – David 56th Regiment

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NameDITCH – David
Regiment (s)56th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1666
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th March 1839 / 18 years 8 months / London Middlesex England
Carpenter
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 2 years 52 days
Gibraltar – 2 years 324 days
Length of Service11 years 12 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 9th April 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Lewisham Kent England
Pension Districts1850 Deptford
1852-1867 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem temporary 3 years to 30th April 1853
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England (date not known)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Iden Rye Sussex England
Date/Place of Baptism30th July 1820 Iden Sussex England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
DITCH David
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Ann
c1830 Germany
SiblingsEdwin B c1831 Hawkhurst Kent England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BUNTING Mary Ann
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage3rd April 1852 Bromley Kent England
Children by 1st WifeSarah Ann B 1853 Fremantle Western Australia
Elizabeth Esther B 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
Mary Ann B 1859 Fremantle Western Australia
Lydia Jane B 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
Rosanna B 1865 Perth Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
BUNTING John
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
12th January 1867 to England per “Fitzroy” with family
Date/Place of Death/Burial1887 Lewisham England
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information