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45th Regiment Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters
6th Regiment
Kaffir War Medal
NameFAY – Henry
Regiment (s)45th and 6th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1058 & 461
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th June 1825 / 17 Years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5 in
Sallow / Grey / Black /-
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 15 years 6 months
Cape of Good Hope – 5 years 3 months
Length of Service26 years  68 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th August 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSouth African Medal Kaffir Wars 1847-1853
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland also Preston Lancashire
Pension Districts1852 Preston
1853-1860 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/2d  per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853 London England via Cork and Rio de Janeiro
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL  19th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Parish of St Michaels and St Johns near Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
FAY Henry
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
2ND Qtr 1842 Dover Kent England
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeHenry Patrick B 1843 Not yet known
M c1870 CHILDERHOUSE Ann Daughter of Pensioner John Childerhouse (Palmeston)
D 26th July 1906 Patrick Henry Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Laurence B c1849 South Africa
M McCANN Elizabeth 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
D 31st December 1915 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
James b 1851
M CASEY Mary Ann 1885
D 29 May 1929 South Fremantle
Mary B 22 September 1858
D 14 March 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
UNNAMED b 9TH June 1853 aboard the Robert Small
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of Wife
Date/Place of Birth
1829 St John’s Jersey, Channel Islands
Date/Place of Marriagec1862 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandAnnie B 1864
M RAMSAY George Robert 1890
D 4th March 1940 Fremantle Hospital Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWestern Mail Saturday 4 August 1906 page 15 Obituary Patrick Fay
WA Record Saturday 8 January 1916 page 5 Obituary Laurence Fay
The West Australian Thursday 30 May 1929 page 1 Death Notice James Fay
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial30 June 1860 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
3rd January1895 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 1058 location Bombay India
1851 461 location King Williams Town and E. London South Africa
Discharge: Palpitations of the heart.
1853 wife Ann Fay signed a letter of thanks to the Surgeon Superintendent of the Robert Small
Ann Fay was Assistant Matron at the Lunatic Asylum
Employed 1861-1863; 1873-1875; 1877-1894
In her employment she used the surname Fay.
In November 1894 at the recommendation of Dr Barnett Nurse Annie Fay was awarded a pension of £29/4/- per annum, Unfortunately she did not live to enjoy it as she died 3 January 1895 of inflammation of the bowel