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SHORE – William Henry 2nd Dragoons

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2nd Dragoons – Royal Scots Greys – A mounted soldier, his field cap, collar badge, shoulder strap, bearskin headdress badge (back) and field cap badge
NameSHORE – William Henry
Regiment (s)2nd Dragoons
Regiment Number (s) 594
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th March 1838 / 21 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Description – Height
6 Ft 3 ½ in
Dark / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service10 years 89 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate/ 8th May 1848 /Athlone Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1848 East Wales
1850 -1851 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem Temporary – for three years to 30th September 1851
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1817 Midcalder Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
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
Occupation after
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
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 H.William Shore 594 Private 2nd Dragoons location Birmingham and Brighton
Discharge due to chronic difficulty breathing – heart disease.
When Willian Shore joined the Convict guard for the Hashemy there was no uniform large enough to fit a man 6 feet 4 inches tall and of a stout build so the Ordnance Department had to send a quantity of material to the ship post haste so a suit could be made prior to sailing.