HARRICKS / HORROCKS – Samuel 21st Regiment

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21st Regiment

British Crimea Medal (Alma-Balaclava-Inkerman-Sebastopol Clasps)

Turkish Crimea Medal

Lived Fremantle – pictured – The Roundhouse

Regiment (s)21st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1087
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th December 1838 / 20 years 1 months / Colchester Essex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fair / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 9 years
Expeditionary Army in the East (Crimea) 8 months
Length of Service17 years 87 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 21st August 1856 / Birr Barracks Ireland
Campaign MedalsCrimean Medal with 4 clasps
Intended Residence at
Ipswich Suffolk England
Pension Districts1856 Ipswich
1858-1879 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th August 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
EDWIN FOX 20th November 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1818 St. Peter’s Maldon Essex 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
c1833 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage10th June 1856 Parsonstown Kings Ireland
Children by 1st WifeThomas B 7th May 1860 Fremantle WA (Horrix)
Maria Anna B 11th March 1862 Fremantle WA (Horrix)
Samuel George B c1864
D 19th April 1943 South Fremantle
Buried Fremantle Cemetery RC mon CC 0778 Licensee Louisa Bridget Coates
Samuel B 1865 Western Australia (Hawacks)
D 1865 Fremantle Western Australia
William Thomas B 2nd June 1870 Fremantle WA
Louisa B 31 July 1872 Fremantle Western Australia
M COATES John Lawrence Not yet known
D 23rd April 1959 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Bridget (twin) B 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
Margaret (twin) B 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1879 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1841 Samuel Harricks 1087 Private 21st foot location Dinapore
1851 Samuel Harricks 1087 Private 21st foot location Glasgow
Discharge due to extensive varix of right leg and stricture of the Urethra attributed possibly to service in Crimea
1851 Census of Scotland St. John’s Glasgow
Samuel Harricks is a married man aged 28 born 1823 a soldier – no place of birth.
When Samuel married Bridget Coffey in 1856 he said he was a single man.
From the baptism of William Thomas it appears Samuel’s full name may have been Samuel Jenkinson Horricks.
Actual baptism dates Familysearch.org