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68th Regiment Glengarry Badge
NameMANNING – Thomas
Regiment (s)68th Regiment of Light Infantry
Regiment Number (s) 1314
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28 August 1837 / 18 years / Cork Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¾ in
Fair / Blue / Brown / Abscess left side of neck
Overseas Service/DurationJamaica –  2 years 5 months
Canada   – 2 years 10 months
Length of Service13 years 363 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th May 1851 / Birr Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
[ Two Distinquished Service Badges from 22 Oct 1848 ]
Intended Residence at
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1851  1st Cork
1853-1856 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853 London England via Cork and Rio de Janeiro
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL  19th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1819 Parish of Upper Shandon  Cork  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
bap February 1820 Bandon Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage17th October 1853 Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
DALY Catherine
1st Husband of WifeDANFORD Peter – Royal Horse Artillery arrived DUDBROOK 1853
Date/Place of Marriage1848 St. Mary’s Limerick Limerick Ireland
Children by 1st HusbandWilliam B 1849 Ireland
bap 8th April 1849 Rathmines Dublin Irelanf
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Warder 1855–1856
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial23rd December 1856 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to a scrofulous abscess on the left side of the neck
British Army, Worldwide Index
1841 Location Jamaica
30th December 1856 his widow was paid £2.10.0 arrears in pay (see Warders and Gaolers page 148)