HILL – Robert 80th 39th 9th and 24th Regiment

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NameHILL – Robert
Regiment (s)80th 30th 9th and 24th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3144 – 80th Regiment
1089 – 9th Regiment
2699 – 24th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1. 1835
2. 1st October 1852 / 34 years 6 months / Westminster Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies -16 years 3 months
Length of Service22 years 30 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th September 1858 / no place given
Campaign MedalsCandahar, Ghuznee and Cabul Medals 1841-2
Sutlej Campaign Medal 1845-6
Punjab Campaign Medal 1848-9 with clasps for Chilianwallah and Gujarat
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1858 – 59 Bristol
1860 Wales West
1861- September 1869 Western Australia
September 1869 Madras
1870 London West
1873 – June 1876 Bristol/ Carlisle/ 2nd N London
Pension Paid8½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
10th November 1860 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PALMERSTON 11th February 1861
Date/Place of Birth1818 St Cuthbert’s Carlisle Cumberland England (1871 Census)
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
HILL William (Brush-maker)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage13th March 1858 St. John’s Pembroke Dock Pembrokeshire Wales
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
Employed by the Convict Establishment from 4th April 1862 until he resigned 4 July 1869 (Barker page 102)
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 31st July 1867 page 2
Departure from Western
July – August 1869 by unknown ship: paid in Madras India in September 1869
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 30th June 1876 Holborn London
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationIt is doubtful that Marianne Hill accompanied Robert to Western Australia as there is no mention of her but he said he was married in his 1871 Census entry