IMPEY – Mathew 15th Hussars and 3rd Dragoon Guards

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15th Dragoons Kings Hussars

3rd Light Dragoons Uniform

NameIMPEY – Mathew
Regiment (s)15th Hussars and 3rd Dragoon Guards
Regiment Number (s)  – / 356
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st May 1839 / 18 years 1 month  / London Middlesex England
Groom
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / Scar on right cheek
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 17 years 8 months
Length of Service24 years 33 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 2nd June 1863 /Canterbury Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Hastings Street Luton Bedfordshire England
Pension Districts1863 North London
1865-1866 Western Australia
1866-1880 New Zealand
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Dunstable Bedfordshire 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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
23rd November 1866 to Melbourne per “Gem” with family
Date/Place of Death/Burial1880 New Zealand
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Informationmentioned in the Surgeon’s Log stating they had been rejected at Tilbury from previous ship as family had measles.  Were accepted for embarkation on  “Racehorse” as measles were already existing on the vessel.