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52nd Regiment Oxfordshire Badge
Indian Mutiny Medal with Delhi Clasp
Died Perth Colonial Hospital
NameSELFF – William
Regiment (s)52nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1245
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd July 1839 / 20 years / Reading Berkshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / Bullet wound on right cheek
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 1 year 3 months
North America – 5 years 4 months
East Indies – 6 years 11 months
Length of Service21 years 33 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22nd December 1860 / Date of approval by Horse Guards no place given
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Delhi clasp
Intended Residence at
Newport Monmouthshire Wales
Pension Districts1860 Gloucester
1860 Bristol
1863 Tilbury
1863-1876 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th may 1863
Date/Place of Birth1819 Trowbridge Wiltshire 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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial5th April 1876 Colonial Hospital Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 William Self (sic) 1245 52nd ft Barbice and Demerara
Wounded by a bullet to the right cheek in the assault of Delhi
Discharge “As an indulgence at his own request Free with pension after 21 years service”.
Shown in Western Australian Death Index as William Selfe