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STANLEY – Thomas 6th Regiment 1st Battalion Depot

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6th Regiment
NameSTANLEY – Thomas
Regiment (s)6th Regiment 1st Battalion Depot
Regiment Number (s) 1462
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th October 1839 / 19 years 4 months / Coventry Warwickshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5 in
Dark  Dark / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 2 years 1 month
East Indies – 2 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 195 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 7th May 1861 / Colchester England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Coventry Warwickshire England
Pension Districts
1861 Coventry
1862 Birmingham
1864 Tilbury
1864-1865 Western Australia
1865-1866 South Australia
1866-1870 Victoria
1871-1878 Queensland
1878 Sydney January 1878
1878 Victoria from April
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th January 1864 Portland
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 13th April 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1820 St. Michael Coventry Warwickshire England
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 ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 30th August 1865 page 2 Passenger list Harriet Hope
Departure from Western
23rd August 1865 to South Australia per Harriet Hope T Stanley (no wife)
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 Thomas Stanley Private 6th Foot location Deal
1851 Thomas Stanley 1462 Private Depot 6th Foot location Armagh
1861 Thomas Stanley 1462 Private location Colchester
Discharge at own request having served over 21 years
In the 1861 Census Thomas Stanley is an inmate of the Military Invaliding depot St. Mary’s Barracks Gillington. He was 42 years of age a married man and a private soldier of the 1st Battalion 6th regiment born in Coventry Warwickshire. Unfortunately his wife was not a resident at the Barracks.