HOLGATE – Robert Royal Artillery 2nd Battery

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Robert Holgate EPG Gazette 2002 No 4

Royal Artillery Badge

Suicide – The Herald 1 Feb 1868

Name HOLGATE – Robert
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 2nd Battery
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th February 1826 / 19 years / Burnley Lancashire England
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Brown / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 3 years 3 months
West Indies – 5 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 361 Days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner Driver /  11th January 1848 / Jersey Channel Islands
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Jersey Channel Islands
Pension Districts1848 Jersey
1856-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Colne Lancashire England
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
McCOY Mary
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary Ann B Not yet known
bap 1860 St Patrick’s Fremantle (as an adult)
Henrietta Elizabeth B Not yet known
bap 1860 St Patrick’s Fremantle (as an adult)
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1882 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information