GRICE – Joseph 78th Highlanders and 14th Dragoons

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NameGRICE – Joseph
Regiment (s)78th Highlanders and 14th Dragoons
Regiment Number (s) 2417 / 1451
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th April 1845 / 18 years / Leicester Leicestershire England
Baker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 15 years
Length of Service16 years 29 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate (Trooper) / 13th May 1861 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsPunjabi Medal with Chillianwallah and Goojenat Clasps
Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India clasp for battle at Gwalior
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Nether Broughton Melton Mowbray Leicester England
Pension Districts1861 Leicester
1862 Bermuda
1863-1864 Western Australia
1864-1880 New South Wales Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
24th June 1862 Increased to 9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1827 Broughton near Melton Mowbray Nottinghamshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
JOHNSTON Elizabeth Ronaldson
c1843 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1868 Kiama New South Wales Australia
Children by 1st WifeMary L.J. B c1870 Berrima New South Wales Australia
M BARTLETT Charles 1889 Robertson New South Wales Australia
Ada Anna B c1872 Berrima New South Wales Australia
M ARMSTRONG Thomas S. 1897 Robertson New South Wales Australia
D 1914 St. Leonard’s New South Wales Australia
Percy Neal B c1873 Berrima New South Wales Australia
D 1879 Berrima New South Wales Australia
Ernest Robert B c1876 Berrima New South Wales Australia
D 21st February 1913 Minnesota United States of America
Albert Joseph B c1878 Berrima New South Wales Australia
D 1879 Berrima New South Wales Australia
Harry John B c1880 Burrawang New South Wales Australia
M WILSON Margaret Marion1915 Sydney New South Wales Australia
D 1954 Marrickville New South Wales Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Justice of the Peace New South Wales
Newspaper ArticlesSydney Morning Herald 21st May 1866 –
Sydney Morning Herald 28th November 1901 – page 8
Departure from Western
Australia
1864 New South Wales Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd November 1901 Myra Vale New South Wales Australia
Burrawang General Cemetery Old Section New South Wales Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
10th October 1899 New South Wales Australia
Burrawang Cemetery Bowral New South Wales Australia
Will or ProbateNew South Wales Australia
Probate item 19/10213 Reel 3028
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