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HAMMOND/HAMMONDS – Thomas 80th Regiment

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80th Regiment of Foot Staffordshire
Regiment (s)80th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 492
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th October 1825 / 17 years / Oldham Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¾ in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 4 years 3 months
Mediterranean – 3 years 11 months
Length of Service21 years 12 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th October 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Wolverhampton Staffordshire England
Pension Districts1847 Wolverhampton
1850-1875 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Wolverhampton Staffordshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot 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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th July 1875 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Thomas Hammonds (sic) 492 Private 80th Foot location Parramatta NSW
Discharge due to dyspnoea chronic rheumatism and chronic catarrh
After the arrival of the Scindian at Fremantle Captain Henderson wrote a report listing the rank name, trade or calling, rate of pension, date of enlistment for 5 months service, marital status, and number of children for each pensioner. Sometimes the trade of calling differed from that recorded at the time of attestation:
Private Thomas Hammond, general labourer, 1/-, 17th January, single
January 1857 contributed 2/0d to the Florence Nightingale Fund