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HOLLYWOOD – Thomas 69th and 28th Regiment

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69th Regiment
28th Regiment North Gloucestershire Colour
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal


NameHOLLYWOOD – Thomas
Regiment (s)69th and 28th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2071 (69th Regiment) 3264 (28th Regiment)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th January 1843 / 18 years / Head Police Office Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Light Brown / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 3 years 4 months
Malta, Turkey and the Crimea – 1 year 2 months
Length of Service12 years 29 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 7th August 1855 /  Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal Clasp Sebastopol
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1855 – 1st Liverpool
1856 – Dublin
1857 – Dartmoor
July 1857 – 1866 Western Australia
1867 – 75 Adelaide South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem Temporary for 3 years
6d per diem permanently from 20th April 1858
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd July 1857
Date/Place of Birthc1825 Grangegorman Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism10th December 1826 Finglas Dublin Ireland (tentative)
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
See further information
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Mason’s Labourer (Adelaide South Australia)
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette and West Australian Times Friday 30th November 1866 page 2 Passengers on the Emily Smith
SA Register 7th February 1876 Death
26th November 1866 per Emily Smith from Fremantle for Adelaide South Australia
6th February 1876 Ackland Street Adelaide South Australia
not yet known
Departure from Western
26th November 1866 per Emily Smith from Fremantle for Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th February 1876 Ackland Street Adelaide South Australia
not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Thomas Hollywood 2071 Private 69th foot Location Malta
Discharge following an attack of fever
Thomas Holliwood (sic) sailed without a wife to South Australia on the Emily Smith
Thomas Hollywood was admitted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital on 29th April 1874. At the time he was 47 years of age a Roman Catholic, married, living at Franklin Street Adelaide, he was born in Ireland and arrived on the Clara and had been 17 years in the colonies

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