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73rd Regiment Colours
NameREED – Samuel
Regiment (s)73rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 93
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th December 1821 / 18 years / Weedon Northampton England
Description – Height
5 Ft 11½ in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 2 years 7 months
Malta – 4 years 10 months
Ionian Islands – 3 years 10 months
North America – 1 year 3 months
Length of Service13 years 13 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 8th January 1839 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1840 1st East London
1853-1859 Western Australia
1860 Adelaide
1861 – 1879 Sydney New South Wales
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1802 Epping Essex England
Date/Place of Baptism16 July 1802 Epping (Later Epping Upland), All Saints, Essex, England
Date/Place of Birth
REED Robert
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Elizabeth or Eliza
C 1810 Carlow, Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B  03 Dec 1830 Malta
M BIGGS James Loker 1 Dec 1851 St Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney, Tower Hamlets, England
M ADAMS Joseph 1874 Sydney New South Wales
D 3 April 1891 Newtown Sydney New South Wales
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
9th November 1859 to South Australia with wife Elizabeth per “Champion”
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1839 Discharged due to injury to knee joint received at Montreal
England 1851 Census, Mile End Old Town, Samuel is with wife Elizabeth b Carlow and daughter Elizabeth b Malta.  Elizabeth Reed age 42 received medical treatment aboard the Dudbrook