EVANS – Thomas 1st Regiment 2nd Battalion 60th Rifles and 44th Regiment

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60th Regiment Kings Royal Rifles Helmet Plate

44th Regiment Colours

Indian Mutiny Medal with Delhi Clasp

Punjab Medal with Goojerat & Mooltan clasps

Died Perth Hospital

NameEVANS – Thomas
Regiment (s)1st Regiment 2nd Battalion 60th Rifles and 44th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1818 – 1st Regt of Foot 8th June 1843 – 30th June 1844
2319 – 1st Battalion 60th Rifles 1st July 1844 – 31 July 1863
820 – 44th Regt of Foot 1st August 1863 – 9th Dec 1864
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th June 1843 / 17 years 8 months / Gloucester England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown Bald / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 17 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 235 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 30th May 1865 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Delhi clasp
Punjab Medal with Mooltan and Goojerat clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
First elected for discharge at Camp Belgaum, India
Secondly, Canterbury Kent England
Pension Districts1865 Canterbury
1865 Worcester
1868 Birmingham
1873 Greenwich
1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3½d per diem for Service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birth8th Oct 1828 Aylton Hereford England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
EVANS Thomas
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
ALDING Elizabeth
Aylton Church in 1825
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Thomas is listed as 37 years old and a widower on marriage to 2nd wife
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
DAVIS Ann
c1847 deduced from marriage certificate
Date/Place of Marriage13th Sept 1868, Cosley Staffordshire
Children by  2nd WifeFrancis Thomas b 31st July 1869 in Staffordshire England
Sophia B Not yet known
Elizabeth Ann
B Not yet known
M JENKIN Lewis (Thomas) Not yet known
Thomas
B Not yet known
Helen or Ellen
B Not yet known
Father of 2nd wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of  2nd wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
3rd WifeCASEY Mary Ann James
Widow of EPG Patrick Casey
Date/Place of Marriage1881 Perth Western Australia
Children by 3rd WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Koojee Cockburn Sound Lot 1
20 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th January 1907 Perth Public Hospital Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
10th September 1879 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
3rd Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
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