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PARKER – George HEIC Bombay Horse Artillery

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Fremantle Cemetery
Honourable East India Company – Painting of Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
Punjab Medal (Mooltan Clasp)
NamePARKER – George
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bombay Horse Artillery
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 115
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11 April 1846 / 19 years /Galway Ireland/Labourer
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / Left leg useless from wounds received Mooltan
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service2 years 11 months
To India 21 September 1846 per Mount Stuart Elphinstone
Returned to London per HMS Meeanee 1849
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 2nd August 1849 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsMooltan (Sutlej)
Intended Residence at
Galway Ireland
Pension Districts1849 Galway
1855 Ennis
1855 Galway
1858-1877 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/3d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1827 St. Nicholas Galway Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
WOODS Elizabeth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage9th February 1850 Tuam Galway Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMary B 1852
D 13 March 1865 bur Fremantle Skinner Street Cemetery
Margaret B c1854 Not yet known
M TEEDE Charles B. 1871 Perth Western Australia
D 22nd October 1931 Mount Hawthorn Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Possibly WOOD/S John
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Assistant Warder Convict Establishment 13 March 1861 until April 1870 when he resigned due to being of an unsound mind. He received a gratuity of £72/2/0 which with the balance of pay and allowances was paid to his wife Elizabeth.
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th October 1877 Western Australia
Fremantle Cemetery Skinner street
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge: Due to left leg being useless from wound received in action at Moolton
On the 19th July 1871 PC Fee was sent to locate George Parker a pensioner and warder who was of unsound mine. He reported he had seen him at his place on North Lake Road.Extensive article in “Warders and Gaolers” page 166/7 regarding his employment in the Convict Establishment
Widow applied for poor relief in 1880
Elizabeth Wood Parker married a William Kean/Keen in 1881 and died in 1887which may be the widow of George Parker