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HAYES / HAYS – Edward 60th Rifles

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60th Regiment Kings Royal Rifles Helmet Plate
NameHAYES / HAYS – Edward
Regiment (s)1st Battalion 60th Rifles
Regiment Number (s) 198
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th November 1824 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Swarthy / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationPortugal – 1 year 4 months
Gibraltar Malta and Ionian Islands – 9 years 7 months
Length of Service20 years 351 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17 October 1845/ Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Killaloe Clare Ireland
Pension Districts1845 Manchester 2nd
1846 Liverpool
1848 Blackburn (Preston)
1850 Manchester 2nd
1851 Kilkenny (WO23/42 1845-1854)
1852 Manchester 2nd
1855 Plymouth
April 1856 – 1857 Western Australia (no pension details)
1857 – January 1879 Sydney New South Wales
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birth1806 St Johns Limerick Ireland
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
c 1816 B Ireland – William Hammond passenger list also for children below
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeJulia A B England 1847
Ellen B England 1848
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 ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 21st January 1857 page 4
Departure from Western
1857 left (by unknown ship) Western Australia for Sydney New South Wales: pension paid in Sydney until at least 1875
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone located
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index 1841
Edward Hays(sic) 198 Private 1/60th Rifles location Windsor Berkshire
Discharge due to Chronic rheumatism
January 1857 contributed (as E. Hays) 2/0d to Florence Nightingale Fund in Western Australia
Edward had a stoppage of £23/5/10 From his pension for the passage to NSW which he repaid