HAYES / HAYS – Edward 60th Rifles

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60th Regiment Kings Royal Rifles Helmet Plate

NameHAYES / HAYS – Edward
Regiment (s) 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 / 13th January 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Killaloe Clare Ireland
Pension Districts1846 1st Manchester
April 1856 – 1857 Western Australia (no pension details)
1857 – 1875 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
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
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 InformationJanuary 1857 contributed (as E. Hays) 2/0d to Florence Nightingale Fund in Western Australia