ROBARTS / ROBERTS – Richard 50th and 24th Regiment 1st Battalion

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50th Regiment Cap Badge

24th Regiment South Wales Borderers cap badge

Bronze Star for Gwalior

Sutlej Medal with Aliwal and Forozeshah Clasp

Punjab Medal (Chilianwala Clasp)

Name ROBARTS / ROBERTS – Richard
Regiment (s)50th and 24th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1358 / 2905
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th January 1840 / 18 years 2months / Bodmin Cornwall England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 11 in
Fair / Light Blue / Brown /
Overseas Service/Duration East Indies – 19 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 33 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th January 1861 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsBronze Star for Gwalior
Sutlej Medal with Forozeshah and Aliwal clasps
Punjab Medal with Chillianwallah
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1861 Falmouth
1862 Bermuda
1863-1865 Western Australia
1865-1866 Victoria Australia
Pension Paid11d 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 Birth1821 St. Columb Cornwall England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
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
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday 15th April 1865 – page 5
Departure from Western
Australia
1865 to Victoria Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial1866 Victoria Australia (possibly)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information