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12th Suffolk Regiment Cap Badge
South Africa Medal
NameJONES – Samuel
Regiment (s)12th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1359
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th August 1839 / 17 years / Salford Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Sallow / Dark Brown / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 8 years 2 months
Cape of Good Hope – 7 years 5 months
Length of Service21 years 38 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th November 1861 / Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsSouth Africa Service Medal
Intended Residence at
Manchester England
Pension Districts1861 1st Manchester
1867 Tilbury
1867-1868 Western Australia
1868 Victoria
1869 London
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
18th April 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 13th July 1867
Date/Place of Birthc1822 Wharton Chester Cheshire 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
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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1st July 1868 to Victoria per Clarence Packet
1869 London England
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not Applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Samuel Jones 1359 Private 12th Foot depot location Paisley and Sunderland
1861 As Above 2nd Batt 12th Foot location Plymouth
Discharge at own request having completed 21 years’ service
1888 Applied for In-Pension Chelsea. Refused due too many applications received for this period.
WO correspondence 1891.