LUDLAM – Thomas 24th Regiment

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4th Regiment South Wales Borderers

Punjab Medal w Chilianwala and Goojerat Clasp

NameLUDLAM – Thomas
Regiment (s)24th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2249
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th June 1842 / 18 years 7 months / Leicester Leicestershire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 14 years 8 months
Length of Service21 years 83 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 1st September 1863 / Aldershot Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsPunjab Medal with clasps for Gooraj and Chillianwala
Intended Residence at
c/- William Dallain Green’s Lane No. 5, Leicester Leicestershire England
Pension Districts1863 Leicester
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birthc1825 St Mary Leicester Leicestershire England
Date/Place of Baptism2nd July 1826 South Wingfield All Saints Derbyshire England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsThomas B 1824 St Mary Leicester Leicestershire England
D 1824 aged 1 day St Mary Leicester Leicestershire England
John B 1830 St Mary Leicester Leicestershire England
Elizabeth B 1832 St Mary Leicester Leicestershire England
Alice B 1836 St Mary Leicester Leicestershire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeUnknown B UK before 25 September 1866
D Not yet known
Mary B 1868 Western Australia
D 1868 aged 5 days Western Australia
William B 1869 Western Australia
D 1870 Western Australia
Amos B 1870 Western Australia
D 1870 aged 10 months Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of Wife
Date/Place of Birth
ROSE William
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1871 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandEliza Eleanor B 1871 Bunbury Western Australia
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Kate Elizabeth Ebenyer B 1872 Fremantle WA
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th November 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
Anglican Section (possibly Skinner Street) Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information25th September 1866 wife (Mary) and one child sent ashore from Corona prior to departure from England: travelled to Western Australia later per the Norwood (arrived 13th July 1867) to join Ludlam.
Thomas Ludlam’s pension stopped during 1866-67 to pay for wife in England