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JONES – Thomas – Honourable East India Company Madras Horse Artillery B Troop

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Honourable East India Company – Painting of Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
NameJONES – Thomas
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Madras Horse Artillery B Troop
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 108
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th July 1833 / 21 Years / Westminster London England
Harness Maker
Description – Height
5’7 ½”
Fresh/Blue/Light Brown
Overseas Service/DurationEmbarked England 12th February 1834 per “CATHERINE STEWART FORBES” for India
Length of Service20 Years 2 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 20th February 1855 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1855 South London
1856-1861 Western Australia
1861 – 1875 Melbourne
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1813 St. Saviour’s Southwark London 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
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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1861 to Melbourne Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationThere were two baptisms for a Thomas Jones at Southwark for 1813
1. Son of Thomas and Hannah Jones baptised 10 October 1813
2. Son of John and Martha Jones baptised 30 May 1813
Either could have been him.
Discharge at own request
He was struck off the pension list on 11 November 1878 for not having applied for his pension for over 2 years. There are sundry deaths for a Thomas Jones in Victoria between 1875 and 1877 but none have any information which could identify our pensioner.