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LAMB / LAMBE – Thomas Henry HEIC

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Thomas and Sarah Lamb Gravestone
Honourable East India Company – Painting of Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
NameLAMB / LAMBE – Thomas Henry
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company-1st European Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 178
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th November 1840/19 years/Edinburgh – see Gillian’s List
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Dark / Hazel / Dark / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC To India 4 January 1841 per Lady East
Length of Service15 years 3 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 4th June 1856 /This is the date from which his pension was first paid Pension Commenced 28th May 1856
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Newcastle England
Pension Districts1856 Newcastle
1856 1st Edinburgh
1864-1867 Western Australia
1867 Singapore
1867 Bengal
unknown-1905 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th January 1864 Portland
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 13th April 1864
Date/Place of BirthC1820 Lander Berwick 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
WALKER Sarah Jane
c1831 Edinburgh Scotland
Date/Place of Marriagec1860 Scotland
Children by 1st WifeUnknown
William born c1862
D 4 March 1864 at sea aboard Clara – Buried at sea
Robert B c 1863 Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
Died 28th January 1864 age 7 months of croup aboard the Clara buried onshore Portland
Thomas William B 25th August 1864 Western Australia
D 28th August 1864 Western Australia
Charlotte B 1865 Western Australia
D 15th November 1942 East Fremantle Western Australia
Thomas William B 14th January 1868 Singapore
Bp 26 February 1868 Singapore
M BERESFORD Louisa Caroline 1896 Fremantle WA
D 18th June 1931 Mt Lawley WA
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery WA
Sarah Jane B 1871
M SIEBNER Paul 1899 Fremantle Western Australia
D 18th February 1939 Kelmscott Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Margaret Isabella B 1873
M STEELE Robert Fremantle Western Australia
D 29th August 1919 Fremantle Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
LING Margaret
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and West Australian Times Friday 10th May 1867 page 2 Passenger list Catherine
The West Australian Saturday 29 April 1905 page 1 Funeral Notice Thomas Henry Lamb
The West Australian Tuesday 23rd June 1931 page 4 Obit Thomas William Lamb
Departure from Western
Departed WA 4 May 1867 with Wife and 2 children on the Catherine for Singapore
Paid pension in Singapore and Bengal in 1867. No indication when returned to Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial28th April 1905 Fremantle Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
17th October 1896 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to rheumatism