GRAY – Simeon / Simon 4th Dragoon Guards

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Name GRAY – Simeon / Simon
Regiment (s) 4th Dragoon Guards
Regiment Number (s) 306
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th May 1829 / 20 years / York Yorkshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 9¾(?) in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Home service only
Length of Service 18 years 130 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 28th December 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
York England
Pension Districts 1847 Hull
1848 Newcastle
1853-1855 Western Australia
1855-1873 (tentative) New South Wales
Pension Paid 7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birth c1809 Osbaldwick Yorkshire England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
LOCK Susan
B 1813 Ireland
D 1852 England
Date/Place of Marriage 1834 unknown location
Children by 1st Wife Elizabeth B 1834 England
M HANCOCK David 1853 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1899  Fremantle Western Australia
Henry William B 1844 unknown location
D 1853 unknown location
James B 1845 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 Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
25th February 1855 moved to New South Wales with both sons to live permanently  per “Emma”
Date/Place of Death/Burial 1873 Singleton New South Wales (tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1852 unknown location England, prior to “Dudbrook” leaving in November 1852
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information 1853 arrived Fremantle with his 3 children after his wife died  in 1852 in England. Visited New South Wales at the end of 1853 with eldest son Henry, whilst James stayed with sister Elizabeth and husband David HANCOCK in Fremantle: returned to Western Australia in 1854 before departing permanently for New South Wales in 1855.