ROFFEY – Richard 40th and 59th Regiment

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40th Somersetshire Regiment

59th Regiment

NameROFFEY – Richard
Regiment (s)40th and 59th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) – / 664
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th September 1827 / 20 years / Sittinbourn Rochester Kent England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Fair / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 2 years 157 days
West Indies – 1 year 117 days
Length of Service20 years 354 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th February 1849 / Birr Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Lambeth England
Pension Districts1849 South London
1850-1857 Western Australia
1857-1865 East London
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Lambeth Surrey 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
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
Assigned Lot P12 South Perth
Occupation after
1851 School Master
Overseer of 12 prisoners acting as a warder on Gregory’s surveying party
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Departure from Western
2nd March 1857 left Western Australia for England per Dolphin
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th September 1865 unknown location
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information