HEWARD – Clayton 15th Dragoons / Hussars

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15th Dragoons Kings Hussars

AJCP 1301 Mar 8 1852 direction to pay pension to Bruce

NameHEWARD – Clayton
Regiment (s)15th Dragoons / Hussars
Regiment Number (s) 1477
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th November 1847 / 21 years / Maidstone Kent England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 1 year 312 days
Length of Service3 years 261 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th August 1851 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Nottinghill Kensington London England
Pension Districts12 August 1851 1st West London
8 March 1852-1872 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem Temporary – 12 months expires 2nd September 1852 – WO22
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
Date/Place of Birth20th February 1825  Clare Long Melford Suffold England
Date/Place of Baptism8th April 1830 Clare Old Meeting Independent Church Long Melford Suffolk England
Date/Place of Birth
HEWARD Thomas – retired minister Independent Church
c1783 Coggerstall Essex England
Date/Place of Birth
c1798 Clay Norfolk England
SiblingsEliza B 1828 Clare Suffolk England
Mary Ann
B 1830 Clare Suffolk England
B 8th July 1831 Clare Suffolk England
bap 27th January 1833 Old Meeting Independent Church Clare Suffolk England
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Date/Place of Death/BurialNovember 1872 Perth Hospital Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWO12/1120 1851 Muster Roll states stationed Bangalore India.

WO22-54 1st West London pension period February 1852 states being transferred to King George Sound Western Australia

8 March 1852 – Taken on EPF strength by direction of Secretary War London Micro Reel 1301 – Broomhall see image left. This facilitates pension payment, not necessarily EPF.

Only Convict Ship he could have come on was Minden departs 21 July 1851 arrives WA 14 October 1851 – he was admitted to outpension during this time. May not have come as an EPG nor served in EPF