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STANTON – Edward 33rd Regiment

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33rd Regiment – Duke of Wellington West Riding Cap Badge
Crimean War Medal with Alma clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Death of Four Old Veterans
NameSTANTON – Edward
Regiment (s)33rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2980
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th June 1853 / 20 years / Salford Barracks Lancashire England
Description – Height
 5 Ft 7½ in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / gunshot wound left side of back
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – time not stated
Length of Service2 years 10 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1855 North Stafford.
1862 Newcastle-under- Lyme
1862 Tilbury
1862-1880 Perth Western Australia
30th September 1874 transfer from 1st Perth to Fremantle Western Australia
Pension Paid1/2d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth1830 Market Drayton Shropshire England (Tentative)
Date/Place of Baptism3rd March 1830 (LDS Film No. 503507/8)
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsSarah bap 28th January 1827 Market Drayton Shropshire England
Elizabeth bap 15th January 1832 Market Drayton Shropshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
FORRESTER Eliza or Elizabeth
bap 13th October 1833 Saint Paul’s Burslem Staffordshire England
Date/Place of Marriage16th February 1857 St John’s Burslem Staffordshire England
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B 14th January 1858 Burslem Staffordshire England
M 1) OUTRED Hiram George 4th February 1877 Fremantle Western Australia
M 2) ROY Frank 1884 Cossack Western Australia
D Not yet known
Edwin B 1st Quarter 1860 Burslem Staffordshire England
D Not yet known
Emily B c 1861 unknown location
M 1) JOHNSON John Henry 1888 Roebourne Western Australia
M 2) NICHOLSON Frederick William Hunt 1931 Perth Western Australia
D 5th February 1941 Leederville Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Eliza (Twin) B April/May 1866
bur 17th May 1866 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Edward (Twin) B April/May 1866
bur 4th June 1866 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
19th August 1821 Stock-Upon-Trent Staffordshire England
Land Grants Western
July 1881 wife Eliza applied for land. Outcome not known
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 29th January 1864 (Greenough Fire Fund)
Inquirer & Commercial News 7th July 1880 (inquest into death Edward Stanton)
West Australian 11th August 1888 (inquest into death Elizabeth Stanton)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st July 1880 High Street Fremantle Western Australia
July 1880 East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia (Tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
8th August 1888 Colonial Hospital Perth Western Australia
10th August 1888 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationFurther Information Discharge due to gunshot wound to the left side of his back and abdomen involving the left kidney sustained at the battle of Alma 20th September 1854
1851 Census HO 107/2003/210/37 Burslem Staffordshire
Edward Stanton is a single man aged 20 a day labourer born Drayton Salop a lodger in the home of Robert Reeves,Edward Stanton was a subscriber to the Pensioners Benevolent Fund.
On 3rd November 1868 and 13 April 1869 Edward Stanton was charged with violently assaulting his wife Elizabeth in a public street. On each occasion he was bound over to keep the peace for 3 months.
Elizabeth was knocked down by a horse and rider in Goderich Street Perth. She was taken to the Colonial Hospital but died three days later