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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
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 Englandd
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
No record of Crimean War medals: further investigation needed
Intended Residence at
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
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
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
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 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