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REEVES – Josiah Royal Marines Chatham Division 17th Company

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Royal Marines 1854 Britains Sea Soldiers Vol 1 by Cyril Field
NameREEVES – Josiah
Regiment (s)Royal Marines Chatham Division 17th Company
Regiment Number (s) 4276
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th December 1837 /   / Bath Somerset England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fresh / Grey / light / None
Overseas Service/Duration
Length of Service22 years 132 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 19th April 1860 / Chatham England
Campaign MedalsPossible China
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1860 Trowbridge
1865 Tilbury
1865- Western Australia
1868-1869 South Australia
Pension Paid£15.4.o per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1819 Calne Chippenham Wiltshire England
Date/Place of Baptism30th May 1819 Calne Wiltshire England
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Harriett
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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
To South Australia 1868
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationJosiah Reeves disappears from the records with the comment “struck off list”
WO23-257 South Australian Pension Register commencing 1871