PLACKETT / PLASKETH – Samuel 8th Regiment 1st Battalion Depot

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Indian Mutiny Medal

NamePLACKETT – Samuel
Regiment (s)8th Regiment 1st Battalion Depot
Regiment No (s) 2277
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th April 1845 / Weedon Northamptonshire England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies
Length of Service21 years 39 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th May 1866 / Newry Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
2 Cosford Yard Abnet Street Northampton Northamptonshire England
Pension Districts
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
1873 Increased to 1/3d per diem for service Enrolled Pensioner Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1825 Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
PLACKETT Joseph
c1797 England
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Sarah
c1797 Lewes Sussex England
Not yet known
SiblingsIsaac B c1828 Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire England
John B c1833 Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire England
Thomas B c1841 Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
McARTHUR Elizabeth (nee McCOURT)
Date/Place of Marriage5th November 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
1st Husband of WifeMcARTHUR Unknown
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children of 1st HusbandNot yet known
3rd Husband of WifeBUCKINGHAM Thomas
Date/Place of Marriage2nd January 1877 St George’s Cathedral Perth Western Australia
Children by 3rd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western AustraliaNone
Occupation after ArrivalNot yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western AustraliaNot Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial15th September 1873 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial – WifeNot yet known
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further Information