SMITH – Charles HEIC and 103rd Regiment

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

103RD Regiment

Punjab Medal with Goojerat & Mooltan clasps

NameSMITH – Charles
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 1st Bombay Fusiliers and
103rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1193
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th May 1845 / 20 years 1 month / London Middlesex England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 10½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia – 20 years 323 days
Length of Service22 years 109 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th August 1865 / Colchester Essex England
Campaign MedalsPunjabi Medal with Mooltan and Goojerat clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Falmouth Cornwall England
Pension Districts1865 Falmouth
1869 East London and Ipswich
1870 North London and Falmouth
1873 Manchester
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Elected for Indian Pension Rules which meant “no increase for additional service under Indian Rules 26/7/73”
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth1828 Falmouth Cornwall England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Mary
c1831
Not yet known
SiblingsJohn B Not yet known
D c1823
Eliza B Not yet known
c 1824
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
August 1867 schoolmaster at Rottnest Island
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Not known when or how left Western Australia: possibly during 1868 or early in 1869 (pension paid in East London in 1869)
Date/Place of Death/BurialBetween July 1873 and 1881 in England: Indistinguishable
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationArrived in India from Europe on ship Mary Anne
HEIC service preceded British Army 103rd Regiment