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59th Regiment
NameFREEMAN – Joseph
Regiment (s)59th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 762
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th January 1831 / 18 years / Nottingham Nottingham England
Framework Knitter
Description – Height
6 Ft 1½ in
Fair / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 6 years 154 days
West Indies – 3 years 6 days
Length of Service21 years 59 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th April 1852 / Fermoy Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Shepshead Loughborough Leicester England
Pension Districts1852 Leicester
April 1856 –September 1858 Western Australia
1858 – 66 Madras India
July 1866 – 1877 Leicester England
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birth1814 Shepshead Loughborough Leicester England
Date/Place of Baptism26 December 1814 Sheepshead Loughborough Leicester
Date/Place of Birth
LAKIN Joseph
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not married
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
ADCOCK Charlotte nee WILLERS
B 1816 Ashby Derbyshire
Date/Place of Marriage26 December 1852 Sheepshead Leicestershire England
Children by 1st WifeNone Known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Assistant Warder and Warder at the Convict Establishment (1856 – 58)
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1858 left Western Australia by unknown ship for Madras India
Date/Place of Death/Burial1885 Sheepshead Leicestershire
Bur 28 January 1885 Sheepshead Leicestershire England
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1884 Sheepshead Leicestershire
Bur 8th February 1884 Sheepshead Leicestershire
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Location Antigua
1851 Location Tralee Ireland
Discharged due to general debility
Joseph Freeman was dismissed by the Comptroller General of Convicts from the position of Assistant Warder at York Western Australia on 25th January 1858
1881 census, Joseph and Charoltte reside Sheepshead Leicestershire