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NUGENT – Robert 60th Rifles

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60th Regiment Kings Royal Rifles Helmet Plate
NameNUGENT – Robert
Regiment (s)60th Rifles
Regiment Number (s) 949
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22 June 1832 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9¼ in
Fair / Blue / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 5 years 5 months
Jamaica – 2 years 11 months
Quebec – 3 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 34 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th June 1853 / Birr Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1853 – 1858 2nd Dublin
1859 Western Australia
1862 – 1864 New South Wales
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth1814 Newtown Kildare 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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNone
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1862 transferred to Sydney but not clear how and when left Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialSee further information
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Robert Nugent 949 private 60th rifles location at sea Jamaica
1851 Robert Nugent 949 private 60th rifles location Kilkenny
Discharge due to an ulcer on the cornea of his left eye and worn out.
The only recorded death of a Robert Nugent in New South Wales 1864 to 1890 that approximately fits his age range is 1869 at Braidwood about 200 miles south of Sydney aged 50 so born c1819