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SMITH – William Pugh 12th Regiment 1st Battalion

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12th Suffolk Regiment Cap Badge
Pension Increased 4th June 1878 to 2/- 1d per diem for service to the Enrolled Force Western Australia on page 5 WO97
SMITH Pugh 12 Perth – SRO Cons 5000


NameSMITH – William Pugh
Regiment (s)12th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 2199
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd July 1843 / 16 years 11 months (deduced) / Not stated
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¼ in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationAustralian Colonies – 8 years 239 days
Length of Service19 years 151 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 12th January 1864 / Western Australia
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Western Australia
Pension Districts1864 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/- 6d per diem increased 4th June 1878 to 2/- 1d per diem
For service to the Enrolled Force Western Australia on WO97
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
Not yet known
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of BirthAugust 1826 Lambeth London Surrey England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
SMITH William
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date/Place of Marriage1856 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeWilliam Pugh B 1857 Perth Western Australia
M Emma Elizabeth BOWRA 1895 Perth
D 1923 Murray Region Western Australia
Martha b 1860 d 1862 buried East Perth Cemetery
Richard b 1860 d 1860 buried East Perth Cemetery
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
21 Nov 1883 Perth Lot 149 V “Seven Years Service in the EPF
Occupation after
Soldier 12th Regiment
1876 onwards Enrolled Pensioner Force
1878 Appointed Prison Warder
Newspaper Articles09/02/1884 The West Australian pg 2
Funeral Notice 08/11/1900 The West Australian pg 4 (Honora Death Notice)
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial8 February 1884
Buried East Perth Cemetery – Roman Catholic
Cause of death = Cancer
Date/Place of Death/Burial
7 November 1900
Bur East Perth Cemetery
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1853 Honora Giltman arrives on Sabrina
British Army, Worldwide Index 1861 – Perth Western Australia
His profile will one day be included in Diane Oldman’s excellent web-site RedCoat Settlers WA