JOSLIN – David 2nd Regiment

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Kaffir War Medal

NameJOSLIN – David
Regiment (s)2nd Regiment
Regiment No (s) 1974
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st November 1845 / 20 years / Thaxted Essex England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fair / Black / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 8 years 7 months
China – 7 months
Length of Service21 years 155 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 23rd April 1867 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsKaffir War Medal
China War Medal with two clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
No 1 Vine Street Liquor Pond Street London England
Pension Districts1867 2nd North London
1868 1st North London
Pension Paid10d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3d per diem for Service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1825 Clemen Thaxted Essex 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
BUSH Sarah (nee UNKNOWN)
B c1834 England
Date/Place of Marriage18th Sep 1867 London England
Children by 1st WifeWilliam bap 15th February 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
D 22nd June 1868 Western Australia
William bap 16th June 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Daniel bap 15th October 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
James bap 14th October 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Alice bap 13th September 1877 Fremantle Western Australia
1st Husband of WifeBUSH Joseph
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandBUSH Joseph
BUSH Thomas James
Land Grants Western
Australia
Fremantle Lot 601
Fremantle Lot 721
Occupation after ArrivalNot yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial23rd June 1891
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Wife
1898 Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further InformationDischarge documents state has China War Medal with two clasps. Further research required.
Two step-sons BUSH Joseph and Thomas James traveled with JOSLIN David and wife.