HOPE – William Rifle Brigade 2nd Battalion

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Rifle Brigade Cap Badge

British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Clasps

Turkish Crimea Medal

Indian Mutiny Medal w Lucknow Clasp

NameHOPE – William
Regiment (s)Rifle Brigade 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 2526
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th September 1845 / 18 years 9 months / London Middlesex England
Tailor
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9¼ in
Fair / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 6 years 1 month
Crimea – 1 year 3 months
India – 2 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 20 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th October 1866 / Winchester Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Alma and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish War Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Post Office Vere Street Cavendish Square London England
Pension Districts1866 2nd North London
1873 Greenwich
1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1878 Increased to 9d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1826 Marylebone Middlesex 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
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationConvicted by a District Court Marshal at Perth Western Australia on 19th  October 1874 of having been drunk on guard and sent to prison for 112 days during which pension was suspended.