FAIRBROTHER – Samuel 38th 31st and 29th Regiment

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38th Regiment 1856 Uniforms

31st Regiment Huntingdonshire Colours

29th Regiment Worcestershire Crest

Regiment (s)38th 31st and 29th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) -/-/ 2439
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th June 1825 / 17 years / Oldbury Stafford England
Key Filer
Description – Height
5 Ft 2½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Light Brown / SFB tattooed on left forearm
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 21 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 137 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25 July 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone stated
Intended Residence at
West Bromwich (Bromage on record) Stafford England
Pension Districts1848 Wolverhampton
1850-1857 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1808 West Bromage (sic) Staffordshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850 arrival of Scindian
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialMay 1857 “supposed to have perished in the bush in May”(note in pension record) – presumably in Western Australia as no record of departure
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationHeight 5 Ft 6 in on discharge paper