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HUDSON – Samuel 17th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles

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17th Regiment Royal Leicestershire Cap Badge
Royal Canadian Uniforms
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameHUDSON – Samuel
Regiment (s)17th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles
Regiment Number (s) 1138 – 17th Regiment
15 – Royal Canadian Rifles
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th March 1838 / 20 years / Leicester England
Framework knitter
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 7 months
East Indies – 8 years 6 months
Crimea – 1 year 7 months
North America – 2 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 4 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 5th July 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal.
Intended Residence at
No 18 West Square St George’s Road Southwark London England
Pension Districts1859 South London
1861 Nottingham
1862 South London
1863 Tilbury
1863-1881 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc 1818 Loughborough Leicestershire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
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 Emma (separated in 1867)
See further information, possible maiden name QUAIL
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone 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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNone known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial25th April 1881 Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationIn the 1861 Census Samuel Hudson, married, age 42, pensioner born Longborough Leicestershire is living at the home of his brother–in-law William Quail and his family at 9 Snow Hill St. Mary’s Nottingham, England
February 1867 Samuel Hudson gave notice that he would not be answerable for any debts his wife contracted in the Colony