MOODY – Thomas 3rd Light Dragoons 13th Light Dragoons and 3rd Dragoon Guards

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3rd Light Dragoons Uniform

13th Dragoons – Hussars

3rd Dragoon Guards

Sutlej w Ferozeshuhuand Sobraon Clasps

Punjab Medal w Chilianwala and Goojerat Clasp

British Crimea Medal w Alma Balaclava Inkerman Sebastopol Clasps

NameMOODY – Thomas
Regiment (s)3rd Light Dragoons 13th Light Dragoons and 3rd Dragoon Guards
Regiment Number (s)
1338 – 3rd Light Dragoons
61 – 3rd Dragoon Guards
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th December 1842 / 18 years / London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Hazel / Dark Brown / Dark / Nond
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 10 years
Turkey and Crimea – 2 years
Length of Service15 years 168 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 1st June 1858 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSutlej Medal with Ferosishak and Sobroanon clasps
Punjab Medal with Chillianwallah and Goojerat clasps
Crimea medal with Alma Balaclava Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Intended Residence at
35 Henrietta Street Covent Garden London England
Pension Districts1858 1st North London
1858 Salisbury
1859 1st North London
1860 1st West London
1860 Perth
1860 1st West London
1862-1863 Western Australia
1863 Victoria
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1861 Portland England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
Lincelles 28th January 1862
Date/Place of Birthc1824 St. Mary Liverpool Lancashire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
MOODY Joseph
c1802 Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Elizabeth
c1804 Ireland
SiblingsMaria or Mary B c1839 Westminster Middlesex England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1861 English Census states was living with parents and sister St. Anne Parish Westminster London England
1861 Records for this man have some inconsistencies.  Some pension payment records state was in Napier New Zealand from 1863-1879.  Other records only available at National Archives Kew London state was receiving a pension in England after 1872.  Further research required.