SMITH / SMYTH – Joseph HEIC Madras Artillery and Royal Artillery 17th Brigade

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Indian Mutiny Medal

NameSMITH / SMYTH – Joseph
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Madras Artillery and
Royal Artillery 17th Brigade
Regiment No (s) ? / 336
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
HEIC – 27th May 1846 / 18 years 6 months / Not yet known
Royal Artillery – 20th May 1861 / Not yet known
Carder
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Sallow / Hazel / Black / Scar on left of sternum and scar behind left ear
Overseas ServiceEast Indies and Burma – 19 years 62 days
Length of Service22 years 178 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant
HEIC – 19th May 1861 / Not yet known
Royal Artillery – 20th November 1866 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsBurmah Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at DischargeWoolwich Kent England
Pension Districts1866 1st Portsmouth
1867 Jersey
1867 1st East London
1867 Woolwich
1867 Wellington New Zealand
Pension Paid1/9½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place UK or Ireland 12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival Western AustraliaHOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1827 St Barnabas Manchester Lancashire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
SMITH William
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st WifeMARTIN Jane Elizabeth
B Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known Madras India
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western AustraliaNone
Occupation after ArrivalNot yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western Australia1869 to New Zealand
c1871 to New South Wales Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial – WifeNot yet known
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further InformationBelieved to be son of soldier