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45th Regiment Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters
6th Regiment
South Africa Medal
NameSMITH – Hugh
Regiment (s)45th and 6th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1023 – 45th Regiment
1070 – 6th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th January 1836 / 18 years 6 months / Edinburgh Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / Small mole left shoulder
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 5 years 11 months
Cape of Good Hope – 6 years 4 months
Length of Service17 years 255 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th September 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsKaffir Wars 1847-1853
Intended Residence at
Sheffield England
Pension Districts1853 Sheffield
1854 Plymouth
1855-1856 Western Australia
1856-1857 South Australia
1857 Victoria
1857-1875 South Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th February 1855 Plymouth England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STAG 23rd May 1855
Date/Place of Birth1817 Leith 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
AGGETT Matilda
1834 Chagford Devon England
Date/Place of Marriage4th Quarter 1854 Tavistock Devon England
Children by 1st WifeWilliam B 1856 Fremantle Western Australia
M WHITEHEAD Elizabeth 6th October 1887 Adelaide South Australia (Thomas William)
Hugh B 2nd July 1857 Adelaide South Australia
M DBOAR Amelia 27th June 1879 Adelaide South Australia
D 26th July 1919 Adelaide South Australia
George Charles B 15th August 1859 Adelaide South Australia
D 7th September 1936 Rose Park Norwood (George Charles Gladstone Smith)
Mary Elizabeth B 25th May 1864 Adelaide South Australia
Jane B 29th January 1868 Adelaide South Australia
D 17th April 1872 Adelaide South Australia
Edith B 7th October 1873 Adelaide South Australia
M HILL Albert Philpot 28th July 1904 St. George Magill South Australia
D 6th November 1959 Adelaide South Australia
Annie Emily B 10th November 1876 Adelaide South Australia
D 14th December 1876 Adelaide South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
AGGETT William – also Chelsea Pensioner
1799 Chagford Devon England
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
1799 Kingsteignton Devon England
c1833 Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette Friday 17th October 1856 – page 3
The Advertiser
Wednesday 21st September 1910 – page 2
Departure from Western
12th October 1856 “Francis” for South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th December 1876 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
20th September 1910 Beulah Road Norwood South Australia
West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index 1841
Hugh Smith, 1070, Corporal, 6th Foot, detachment, ex 45th Ft. at Aden on detachment, Location Aden, WO12/2410
1851 Hugh Smith, 1070, Private, 6th Ft, Location King William Town and East London, South Africa, WO12/2421
Discharge due to varicose veins of the left leg and thigh.
1851 Census HO 107/1885/531 page 49
“The Island” Chagford, Devon, England
William Aggett, b1805, Chelsea Pensioner, born Chagford Devon
Ann Aggett, b 1799, born Kingsteignton, Devon
Matilda Aggett, b 1834, born Chagford, Devon
Thirza Aggett, b 1839, born Chagford, Devon
Dinah Aggett, b 1841, born Chagford, Devon
Elizabeth Aggett, b 1843, Born Chagford Devon.
Repayment of his passage money £18/4/0 deducted from his pension.