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GANE – Henry Royal Marines Portsmouth Divistion 54th Company

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Royal Marines 1854 Britains Sea Soldiers Vol 1 by Cyril Field
Naval Service Medal w Syria Clasp
NameGANE – Henry
Regiment (s)Royal Marines Portsmouth Division 54th Company
Regiment Number (s) 3404
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th November 1828 / 18 years (estimate) / Portsmouth England
Description – Height
5’7 ¼ “
Sallow/blue/lt brown (ADM 158/128/1/5)
Overseas Service/DurationNot yet known
Length of Service22 years (estimate)
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate/4th January 1850 Admitted to Out Pension 17th January 1850
Campaign MedalsNaval General Service Medal Clasp Syria Y/613 Royal Marine Bellerophon
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1850 Halifax Yorkshire England
1853- Western Australia
-1861 Tasmania
Pension Paid£15/4/0 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
June 2 1853 Kingstown, Dublin, Ireland
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PHOEBE DUNBAR 30th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth6th April 1809 Hitchen Hertfordshire England
Date/Place of Baptismbap 5th April 1810 Hitchen Hertfordshire England
Date/Place of Birth
GANE Henry
B c1770 Potton Bedfordshire England
bur 16th August 1856 Hitchen Hertfordshire England
Date/Place of Birth
B 19th August 1785 Hitchen Hertfordshire England
M 23rd June 1808 St Mary Hitchen Hertfordshire England
Bur 27th December 1849 Hitchen Hertfordshire England
SiblingsWilliam B 2nd February 1811 Hitchen Hertfordshire England
George Hesman B 1811 Bp 22nd May 1814 Hitchen Herefordshsire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
TAYLOR Mary Ann (Widow)
B c1801 Hitchen Hertfordshire England
Date/Place of Marriage1850 Bradford Yorkshire England
Children by 1st WifeTAYLOR George (stepson) B c1841 Leicester England
D Not 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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesMercury Hobart Tasmania  Monday 23rd September 1861 – page 2
Mercury Hobart 19th October 1867
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st or 22nd September 1861 Battery Point Hobart Tasmania
22nd  or 24th September 1861 St David’s Anglican Hobart Tasmania.
Date/Place of Death/Burial
14th October 1867 Hobart Tasmania Australia
St David’s Anglican Hobart Tasmania
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge was due to time expired
In the 1851 Census HO 107/2305/33/59 Henry Gane age 42 a Greenwich Out Pensioner is living at Lincoln Street Bradford Yorkshire with his wife Mary age 45 also born Hitchen Herefordshire and her son George Taylor age 10 born Leicestershire England.
Henry died of a ‘fracture of the spine of his neck’ when he accidentally fell down a flight of stairs at this home in Battery Point when drunk.
Mary Ann Gane died intestate and a copy of the Intestate file 139 SC 389/1/485 is available History Room 91 Murray Street Hobart