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11th Regiment Devonshire
NameGALE – Thomas
Regiment (s)11th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 786
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th March 1831 / 20 years 2 months / London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIonian Islands – 7 months
North America – 2 years 1 month
Australian Colonies – 9 years 1 month
Length of Service23 years 137 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th July 1854 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
London England also Wantage Berkshire
Pension Districts1854 Oxford
1858-1876 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th August 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
EDWIN FOX 20th November 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1811 Childrey Wantage Berkshire 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
Thomas Gale was appointed to the CC Hunt expedition of 1865 but Hunt found him too old for the arduous nature of the work and returned him to the depot.
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News 30th August 1865 page 2 Hunt Expedition 1865
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial20th April 1876 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Thomas Gales 786 Private 11th foot location Devonport
1851 Thomas Gales 786 Private 11th Foot location Sydney Australia
Discharge due to a worn out constitution and chronic rheumatism first noticed when stationed at Melbourne Australia in 1852