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GOLDING – William Royal Horse & Field Artillery

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Indian Mutiny Medal
British Crimea Medal Sebastopol Clasp
NameGOLDING – William
Regiment (s)Royal Horse & Field Artillery
Regiment Number (s) 111
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th January 1840 / 18 years 2 months / Woolwich Kent England
Description – Height
5 Ft 4½ in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 5 months
India (Bombay) – 3 years 6 months
Length of Service21 years 174 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeTrumpeter / 16th July 1861 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
Crimean War medal Sebastopol clasp
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1861 Woolwich
1866 Tilbury
December 1866 – 1872 Western Australia
1873 – 1889 Woolwich
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Horton Dartford Kent England
Date/Place of Baptism8th April 1821 Horton-Kirby Kent England
Date/Place of Birth
1783 St. Mary’s Chatham Kent England
Date/Place of Birth
31st October 1803 St. Mary’s Horton Kirby Kent England
SiblingsGeorge B 1805 Bp 1st December 1805 Horton Kirby Kent
John B 1808 Bp 28th February 1808 Ditto
Sarah B 1813 Bp 17th October 1813 Ditto
Mary B 1818 Bp 29th March 1818 Ditto
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1872 pension paid in Western Australia until 31st December 1872: 1873 pension paid in Woolwich Kent England from 1st January
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st December 1889 15 Artillery Place Woolwich Kent England
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or Probate8 May 1891 England Administration & Personal Estate  £48 9s. 10d
Further InformationDischarge ‘On the 20th July 1858 when stationed at Poona and blowing the bugle for gun-shot he felt a sudden injury had occurred to the left groin – in reporting himself to the medical officer it was discovered to be a rupture. There is also a tendency to rupture on the right side’.
Possessor of 5 Good Conduct medals and a silver medal with a gratuity of £5 for Good Conduct and long service.
1881 Census RG11/742/47/4 William Golding a single man age 60 is living at 15 Artillery Place Woolwich Kent he was working as a bricklayers labourer and born at Horton Kirby Kent England