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45th Regiment Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters
South Africa Medal
NameFARROW – Thomas
Regiment (s)45th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1719
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th July 1839 / 21 years / Windsor Berkshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 1 year 9 months
Monte Video – 10 months
Cape of Good Hope – 12 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 27 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 2nd October 1860 / South Camp Aldershot  England
Campaign Medals2nd and 3rd Kaffir Wars from 1846-1853
Intended Residence at
London England
Pension Districts1860 Preston
1862 2nd North London
1862 Preston
1862 Tilbury
1862-1863 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK  31st December 1862
Date/Place of Birth1819  Bury St. Edmunds Suffolk England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
FARROW  Joseph
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
1831  Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage16th February 1861 St. John’s Preston Lancashire England
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
2nd Husband of WifeTRUEMAN John –  Enrolled Pensioner  86th and 64th arrived Clara 1864 departed Western Australia for South Australia per “Emily Smith” 1866
Date/Place of Marriage12th July 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Weekly Chronicle   Saturday 12th May 1866 – Page 2
Wednesday 9th May – Emily Smith from Fremantle April 24th – John Trueman and Jane Trueman in steerage
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th November 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 British Army Worldwide Index shows Thomas with the 45th in Belfast Ireland
1851 British Army Worldwide Index shows Thomas with the 45th in Natal South Africa
1851 (2) British Army Worldwide Index shows Thomas with the 45th in King Williamstown, East London and Cape of Good Hope
1861 UK Census (GR 09/3132/19/41) : 34 Fylde Road, Preston, Lancashire
Thomas Farrow, Head, Marr, 40, Pensioner, born Suffolk
Jane Farrow, Wife, Marr, 30 born Ireland
Discharge: At own request (service upwards of 21 years)
Thomas Farrow died of throat disease.