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HAYNES – Samuel 17th Regiment

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17th Regiment Royal Leicestershire Cap Badge
Lived Toodyay – pictured is the Warders’ Quarters demolished early 1930s
Afghan War – Ghunzi Medal
Name HAYNES – Samuel
Regiment (s)17th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 373
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th August 1824 / 18 years / Northampton Northamptonshire England
Frame Work Knitter
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Sallow / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 5 years 4 months
East Indies – 9 years 5 months
Length of Service21 years 321 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th July 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsAfghanistan Campaign medal for storming and capture Ghunzee
Intended Residence at
Leicester Leicestershire England
Pension Districts1846 Leicester
1851 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th July 1851 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MINDEN 14th October 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1806 Knighton Leicestershire 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 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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Acting overseer Toodyay depot 7 May 1853
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 8th July 1853 – Death
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial28th June 1853 Toodyay Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationIn the 1851 Census Samuel is a lodger in the home of William and Mary Jeays at 37 Sanvy Gate Leicester, he is working as a frame work knitter.
Samuel died of Apoplexy