EVANS – Thomas 25th 1st Battalion and 43rd Regiment

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NameEVANS – Thomas
Regiment (s)25th 1st Battalion and 43rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1640 / 1892 / 3525
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd February 1841 / 18 years / Worcester Worcestershire
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¾ in
Sallow / Hazel  / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 19 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 49 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 15th July 1862 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone* – see Further Information below
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Hereford Herefordshire England
Pension DistrictsChatham (no date)
Pension Paid1/1½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth1823 St Peter Hereford Herefordshire
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
RYAN Ann (widow of  McCLOUSHEY, McCLOSKEY, McCLUSKEY)
1823 (tentative)
Date/Place of Marriage13th February 1855 Madras India
Children by 1st WifeSophia Maria B 16th September 1853 Madras India
bap 20th September 1853 Madras India
M FLYNN Timothy 26th December 1868 Western Australia
D 9th February 1918 Subiaco Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Benjamin Thomas B 12th September 1855 Madras India
bap 25th September 1855 Bangalore Madras India
D 14th August 1856 Bangalore Madras India
bur 15th August 1856 Bangalore Madras India
Jane B 7th December 1856 Madras
bap 21st December 1856 Tripasson Madras India
D Not yet known
Amelia Elizabeth B 29th August 1857 Madras India
bap 7th October 1857 Madras India
M ALLPIKE John 11th April 1882 Western Australia
D 16th April 1909 West Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Frederick Henry B 9th January 1861 Madras India
bap 6th February 1861 Madras India
D 14th March 1861 Pallavaram India
Helena B Not yet known
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeGREENWAY John
Date/Place of Marriage1873
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesMarch 1883 Fremantle Herald provides details of inquest into Ann Greenway’s death
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th July 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
4th or 10th March 1883 on train
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information* The Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia website (Diane Oldman) notes a mistake regarding the allocation of a Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India clasp for Corporal Thomas Evans.

2nd June 1870 purchase of Fremantle Town Lot 474: may not be Thomas Evans of the 43rd Regiment as regiment is not identified