EGGAR – Arthur Royal Horse and Field Artillery 4th Battalion

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ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY

NameEGGAR – Arthur
Regiment (s)Royal Horse and Field Artillery 4th Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 390
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th July 1834 / 18 years / Portsmouth England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 11½ in
Dark / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service15 years 4 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 10th July 1849 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1849 2nd Portsmouth
1851-1853 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st February 1851 Falmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERMAID 15th May 1851
Date/Place of Birth1816 Alton Hampshire England
Date/Place of Baptism15 October 1820 Bentley Hampshire England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
EGGAR George
1783 Holybourne Hampshire, England
D 1857 Hampshire England
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
CHALCRAFT Mary
b 1786 Woolbeding Sussex England
M 25 June 1807 Alton Hampshire England
SiblingsEmily Bp 20 October 1809 Holybourne Hampshire
Thomas Bp 16 September 1810 Holybourne Hampshire
John Bp 9 May 1813 Holybourne Hampshire
Samuel B 1815 England Bap 5th November 1817 Alton Hampshire England
Elizabeth Bap 15th October 1820 Bentley Hampshire England
Jane B 1821 Hampshire England
William Bp 3 January Harriard Hampshire
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
1852 in charge of detachment of Enrolled Pensioner Guards at Toodyay
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th August 1853 Military Hospital Perth Western Australia
19th August 1853 East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia ( Note: death date given there as 18th)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 Census HO 107/386/3 – Sherfield upon Loddon shows father and siblings
Stationed Toodyay 1852