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GLOVER – Edward – Royal Marines 45th and 61st Divisions

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Royal Marines 1854 Britains Sea Soldiers Vol 1 by Cyril Field RMLI
NameGLOVER – Edward
Regiment (s)Royal Marines 45th and 61st Divisions
Regiment Number (s) 3602
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th April 1840 / 17 years / Chatham Division Royal Marines
Description – Height
Fair/grey/dark brown
Overseas Service/DurationAfloat for 8 years 2 months 7 days: Served on H.M. Ships Monarch Queens Raleigh Castor and Pique
Onshore 6 years 7 days
Length of Service14 years 2 months 14 days (1 year deducted because underage when enlisted)
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 6th July 1854 / Royal Marines Chatham Division Rochester Kent
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1854 Chatham
1855 Transferred to War Office (service in the Crimea)paid by Consul Constantinople
1856 Chatham
1856 2nd London East
1861 Tilbury Fort
1862-1874 Western Australia
1874-1875 South Australia
NB May have visited Queensland and then returned to South Australia
Pension Paid£9-4-0 per annum for life
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birthc1823 Deptford Kent 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
PUGH Emma (arrived 11th August 1867 per Palestine)
B c1831 Tamworth Staffordshire England
Date/Place of Marriage16th December 1874 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNone 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
Temporary Assistant Warder at Guildford:
24th September – 2nd October 1867 and 1st January – 3rd February 1868
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 25th February 1863 (Lancashire Relief Fund)
Perth Gazette  29th January 1864 (Greenough Fire Fund)
Departure from Western
Date and ship not known but departure in either 1874 or 1875
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th October 1893 St Leonard’s Adelaide South Australia
7th October 1893 West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide grave location unknown
Date/Place of Death/Burial
9th November 1887 Glenelg Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationEdward Glover was discharged as an invalid due to general debility
This man is referred to in some places as having arrived on the Norwood 1862. He is not on the WO22/226 nor mentioned in the Surgeons Journal of Norwood 1862 as he went to Tilbury in August 1861 – we have therefore placed him on the Lincelles