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22nd Cheshire Regiment of Foot
Scinde Medal
NameGALE – William
Regiment (s)22nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 487
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th May 1828 / 18 years / Waterford Waterford Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Sallow / Grey / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 8 years 88 days
East Indies – 7 years 133 days
Length of Service21 years 98 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th September 1849 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsScinde Campaign Medal (1843)
Intended Residence at
Waterford Waterford Ireland
Pension Districts1849 Waterford
1855 – 1859 Western Australia
1859 Waterford
1862 Jersey
1862 – 1875 Waterford
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1810 St. Patrick’s Waterford Waterford Ireland
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 Marriage
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1859 to Ireland
1862 to Jersey
1862 to Ireland
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationServed campaigns in Scinde in 1842 & 1843, present at the Battle of Hyderabad 24 March 1843, Southern Maharatta country 1844 and 1845,
present at the taking of the forts of Punalla and Pownghur 1st December 1844
British Army Worldwide Index
1841 William Gale 487 location At sea and camp near Poona.
Discharge: Due to failing deficiency after long tropical service.