LOCKE – William Reuben 6th and 57th Regiment

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6th Regiment

57th Regiment West Middlesex Badge

NameLOCKE – William Reuben
Regiment (s)6th and 57th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2188 / 2307
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st April 1845 / 19 years 6 months / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fair / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 2 years 1 month
Ionian Islands –  1 year 6 months
Crimea – 8 months
Malta – 1 month
Length of Service11 years 256 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 3oth March 1857 / Fermoy Barracks Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Wexford Ireland
Pension Districts1857 2nd Dublin
1857 Clonmel
1857 Athlone
1861 2nd Portsmoth
1863 Athlone
1865- Western Australia
Pension Paid1/3d 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 Birthc1826 St. Mary Enniscorthy Wexford Ireland
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
ARDILL or ARDRILL Hannah or Anna
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet  known
Children by 1st WifeWilliam Reuben B 1866 Fremantle Western Australia
D 12th December 1927 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Patrick Jacob
B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
B 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
Alfred John
B c1867 Western Australia
D 16th July 1916 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Congregational Section Fremantle Western Australia
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 ArticlesThe Daily News Perth Thursday 20th July 1916 – page 7
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th July 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
14th July 1911 Fremantle Western Australia
Congregational Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPossibly purchased Fremantle Suburban Lot 28 of 5 acres

Notes as Crimean War Veteran on WA Crimean War Veteran’s Website