GOLDING – William Royal Horse & Field Artillery

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ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY

Indian Mutiny Medal

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
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
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 Englandd
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
No record of Crimean War medals: further investigation needed
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1861 Woolwich
1866 Tilbury
December 1866 – 1872 Western Australia
1873 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
Father
Date/Place of Birth
GOLDING George
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Unknown Sarah
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
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
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
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
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate8 May 1891 England Administration & Personal Estate  £48 9s. 10d
Further InformationDischarge due to a rupture left groin first appeared at Poona India 1858.
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