HEXTALL – William 46th 45th and 24th Regiment

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46th Regiment

45th Regiment Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters

24th Regiment South Wales Borderers

NameHEXTALL – William
Regiment (s)46th 45th and 24th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1515 – 46th Regiment
2440 – 45th Regiment
173 – 24th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th December 1839 / 17 years 9 months / Sketchley Leinster Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Blue / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 11 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 20 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 2nd April 1861 / Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Warwick England
Pension Districts1861 Coventry
1864-1865 Western Australia
1866-1869 South Australia
1870 Bengal
Pension Paid1/2½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England date not known
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 13th April 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1822 Bosworth Hinkley Leinster Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday 12th January 1867 – page 1
Departure from Western
Australia
11th February 1865 to South Australia per “Gem” with family.
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationThere are two references to this man leaving for Adelaide. Second reference states 12th August 1866 per “Emily Smith”.  Further research required