MORTON – Samuel 95th 80th and 95th Regiment

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95th Regiment Derbyshire Uniform

80th Regiment of Foot Staffordshire

NameMORTON – Samuel
Regiment (s)95th 80th and 95th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 814 – 95th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd January 1824 / 18 years / Manchester Lancashire England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Fair / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 10 years 9 months
Ceylon – 7 years 10 months
Length of Service23 years 33 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th August 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Templemore Ireland
Pension Districts1847 Birr
1851 Kilkenny
1853 – 1861 Western Australia
1861 – 1875 Sydney New South Wales
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birth1806 Burnall Derbyshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJoseph B c1839
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
1856 Convict Establishment Rottnest Island
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
27th May 1861 to South Australia per “Kestrel” and then to Sydney where his pension resumed
Date/Place of Death/BurialPossible death reported  The Sydney Daily Telegraph (NSW : 1879 -1883) Tue 20 Dec 1881 Page 2 for army pensioner
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarged due to ‘being worn out from length of service’. His character was described as
‘they have been very good. He is in possession of two good conduct badges with pay’. (WO97)
Arr. Fremantle with wife and child.
Oct 1856 appears on provision account of Rottnest Detachment E.P.F.
Jan 1857 contributed 2/- to Florence Nightingale Fund
1875 resided New South Wales, pension paid Sydney