RUDDOCK / RUDDUCK / BUDDOCK – George 2nd Foot Guards

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2nd Regiment

NameRUDDOCK / RUDDUCK / BUDDOCK – George
Regiment (s)2nd Foot Guards
Regiment Number (s) 889
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th October 1825 / 20 years / Bury St Edmonds Suffolk England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9½  in
Fair / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationQuebec Canada – 4 years 6 months
Length of Service22 years 210 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27 June 1848 / London England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1848 Norwich
1849 Lynn
1850-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22 July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1804 Feltwell Brandon Norfolk England
Date/Place of Baptism3rd May 1804 Feltwell Ely Norfolk England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
RUDDOCK George
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Mary
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
POLLARD Elizabeth nee WITHERELL
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage30th May 1857 Wexcombe (Guildford) Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeJohn Thomas B 1864 Western Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA – Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 23rd May 1862 page 2 attempted suicide
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial31st May 1868 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1841 George Ruddock 889 Private 2nd Foot guards 2nd Bn location Quebec Canada
Discharge due to impaired breathing and a double rupture
George was treated for catarrh and phthisis during the voyage of the Hashemy.
1855 dismissed from Enrolled Pensioner Force for drunkenness