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

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Indian Mutiny Medal

Name PLACKETT – 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
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration East Indies
Length of Service 21 years 39 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 11th May 1866 / Newry Hampshire England
Campaign Medals Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
2 Cosford Yard Abnet Street Northampton Northamptonshire England
Pension Districts
Pension Paid 1/1d 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 Birth c1825 Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
c1797 England
Date/Place of Birth
c1797 Lewes Sussex England
Not yet known
Siblings Isaac 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 Marriage 5th November 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st Wife Not yet known
1st Husband of Wife McARTHUR Unknown
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children of 1st Husband Not yet known
3rd Husband of Wife BUCKINGHAM Thomas
Date/Place of Marriage 2nd January 1877 St George’s Cathedral Perth Western Australia
Children by 3rd Husband Not yet known
Land Grants Western Australia None
Occupation after Arrival Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western Australia Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 15th September 1873 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial – Wife Not yet known
Will or Probate None Located
Further Information