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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 Goojerat and Chillianwala
Intended Residence at
c/- William Dallain Green’s Lane No. 5, Leicester Leicestershire England
Pension Districts1863 Leicester
1866 Tilbury
1866 – 1870 Western Australia
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 Birthc1824 St Mary Leicester Leicestershire England
Date/Place of Baptism15th November 1824 St Mary de Castro Leicester
Date/Place of Birth
LUDLAM Samuel (his occupation was frame work knitter)
Bp 14th April 1792
Date/Place of Birth
SWAIN Elizabeth
Not yet known
18th February 1821 St Nicholas Leicester
SiblingsLucy b 1822 Bp 26 August 1822 St Mary de Castro
D 15th September 1822 (Infant) bur St Mary de Castro
Thomas b 1823
Bp 7th July 1823 St Mary de Castro Leicester
D 19th January 1824 (infant) bur St Mary de Castro Leicester
John b 1827 Bp 19 March 1827
Lucey b 1829 bp 3 August 1829 St Mary de Castro
M DARLISON William 25 November 1849 Leicester
For all these baptism the place of abode was Green Lane the same address Thomas gave on his Intended place of residence
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
CARVER Mary nee WARE (widow)
Date/Place of Marriage13th October 1864 St Mary de Castro Leicester
Children by 1st WifeAlma Annie B 1865 Bp 6 August 1865 St Andrews Leicester
D Not yet known
Mary B 1868 Western Australia
D 1868 aged 5 days Western Australia
Bur 5th May 1868 Skinner Street Cemetery Western Australia
William B 1869 Western Australia
D 1870 Western Australia
Amos B 1870 Western Australia
D 1870 aged 10 months Western Australia
Bur 16th April 1870 Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle WA
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
WARE George
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 HusbandKate Elizabeth Ebenyer B 1872 Fremantle WA
M Not yet known – D Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald Saturday 1st February 1873 page 3 Dispute over rent
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th November 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
21st November 1870 Anglican Section Skinner Street Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
A Mary Rose died Western Australia 1885 age 54 no further information
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Thomas Ludlam 2249 Private 24th Foot location Wazirabad
1861 Thos Ludlam 3249(sic) Private 1st batt 24th Foot location ret from India
Discharge at own request having served 21 years. At the time of his discharge he was in receipt of 5 good conduct badges and a medal for long service and good conduct
25th 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