HOLLIDAY / HOLIDAY – William 63rd Regiment

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63rd Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate

Regiment (s)63rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 759
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd February 1831 / 20 years 5 months / Norwich Norfolk England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Diemen’s Land – 2 years 1 month
East Indies – 13 years
Length of Service17 years 66 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th April 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Tittleshall Norfolk England
Pension Districts1848 Norwich
1854 Lynn
1855-1859 Western Australia
1859-1886 South Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th February 1855 Plymouth England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STAG 23rd May 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1809 Tittleshall near East Denham Norfolk England
Date/Place of Baptism25th August 1809 Tittleshall with Godwick Norfolk England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Margaret Hannah (possibly)
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeHenry B 1856 Fremantle Western Australia (possibly)
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
1859 to South Australia “Swallow” (possibly)
Date/Place of Death/Burial10th March 1886 Adelaide South Australia (possibly)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationAJCP reel 466/87 part 2 Folio 233 Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry into complaints by the wives of the Pensioner Guard on the “Stag”  into the conduct of the Superintendent Surgeon CALDWELL.  No wife of William HOLIDAY mentioned.

1851 English Census shows William HOLIDAY Lodger unmarried living at Emneth Road Walsoken Norfolk.

Royal Adelaide Hospital entry 351 shows William HALLIDAY admitted 8th April 1871 age 65 years born Norfolk resident Port Adelaide.  In Colony for 13 years.