OATEN / OATES – Samuel 13th Regiment

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13th Regiment Somerset Light Infantry Cap Badge

Crimean War Medal no clasp

Land Grant

Land Grant 2

Land Grant Letter

NameOATEN / OATES – Samuel
Regiment (s)13th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2395
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th February 1846 / 17 years / Taunton Somerset England
Labourer Mason
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 4 years 3 months
Turkey and Crimea – 1 year
Cape of Good Hope – 1 year 4 months
Length of Service11 years 177 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th August 1858 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with clasp
Intended Residence at
Taunton Somerset England
Pension Districts1858 Taunton
1874-1898 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem – Temporary for 3 years until 9th July 1861 then tenure extended for another year until 12th August 1862 then tenure again extended for 1 year until 28th July 1863.
Made permanent 19th July 1864.
1887 Increased to 11½d per diem for six years service in Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1829 Pitminster Somerset England
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
McGIBBON Eliza or Elizabeth
c1827 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1860 Taunton Somerset England
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth Ann B c1864 Somerset England
M BESWICK Frederick 19th September 1883 Fremantle Western Australia
John B c1867 Bristol England
M AGUILAR Mary Teresa 1886 Guildford Western Australia
D 6th August 1946 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
William B c1868 Not yet known
M CUREDALE Ellen 1892 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1st September 1951 Western Australia
bur Wesleyan Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
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
Fremantle Suburban Lot S32
5 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1898 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
22nd October 1908 Subiaco Western Australia
Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPurchased Fremantle Suburban Lot S31 of 5 acres for £9.0.0