RAWSON – William 19th Regiment

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19th Regiment North Riding

Crimean War Medal with Alma clasp

NameRAWSON – William
Regiment (s)19th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2130
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th October 1846 / 24 years / Chesterfield Derbyshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fair / Dark / Brown /
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 2 years
Turkey – 4 months
Crimea – 4 months
Length of Service10 years 159 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th March 1857 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean Medal with Alma clasp
Intended Residence at
Wingfield North Derby England
Pension Districts1857 Derby
1862 Bermuda
1863-1866 Western Australia
1866-1879 South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birth1822 South Winfield near Appleton Derbyshire 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
PEDARY Catherine nee LEARY – sister of LEARY/O’LEARY Daniel 48th and 57th Regiment arrived “York” 1862  traveled on this ship with Brother and her adopted daughter
1834 Queenstown Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage23rd December 1863 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNone known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
LEARY Frederick
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
1st Husband of WifePEDARY Charles
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandEllen Norah or Elanora B date not yet known  Sheffield Yorkshire England
M COLLINS David 23rd October 1884 Adelaide South Australia
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register Monday 29th January 1866 – page 2
Register 17th May 1905 – page 6
Advertiser 15th August 1905 – page 3
Departure from Western
1866 to South Australia onboard “Emily Smith”
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th February 1908 Prospect South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
3rd August 1904 Adelaide South Australia
Roman Catholic Section West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationRG9 piece 3495/64/3 1861 English Census for Sheffield states JOHNSTONE Ellen Norah adopted daughter of  PEDARY Catherine