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HUGHES – Edward William 51st and 74th Regiment

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51st Regiment West Riding
74th Regiment Highlanders
Indian Mutiny Medal
Dies Pensioner Barracks
NameHUGHES – Edward William
Regiment (s)51st and 74th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3611 – 74th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st November 1836 / 17 years 6 months / Belfast Antrim Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Fair / Blue / Light Brown / “a speck in the left eye”
Overseas Service/DurationVan Dieman’s Land – 9 years 1 month
East Indies – 10 years 8 months
Length of Service21years 4 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd August 1858 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal (for service in Burmah (sic)
Intended Residence at
Belfast Antrim Ireland
Pension Districts1858 2nd Belfast
1858 served in the Antrim Rifles Militia
1860 2nd Belfast
1863 Tilbury
1863-1895 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d 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 Birth1819 Armagh Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
HUGHES Patrick
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B 1831 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeAnnie B 1862 Ireland
M GORDON David 19th July 1881 Perth Western Australia
D 1938 Sydney New South Wales Australia
Edward Patrick B 1864 Fremantle
Possible death 5 February 1898 (age 36) Perth Hospital
Bur East Perth Cemetery
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
CONN William
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
1884 granted Lot 24H Perth Harvest Terrace Perth
Title Application 8th November 1883 Title 6/77 Permit Issued 4 March 1884
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Tuesday 14th January 1890 – pages 3 and 4
Daily News 24th September 1895 – page 4 (Death Notice)
The West Australian Thursday 3rd December 1903 page 6 Death of Mary Hughes also page 1 Funeral notice
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st September 1895 Pensioner Barracks Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd December 1903 in a cab while being removed from Barracks
Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationVan Diemen’s Land 15th March 1838 – 22 April 1847
East Indies from 23 April 1847
Discharge worn out by service