STEWART – Thomas 91st 53rd and 87th Regiment

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91st Regiment Argyllshire

53rd Regiment Shropshire Colours

87th Regiment Colours

Punjab Medal (Goojerat Clasp)

Sutlej Medal with Sobraon Clasp

India General Service Medal 1854 North West Frontier

Indian Mutiny Medal with Relief of Lucknow and Lucknow clasps

Land Grant

NameSTEWART – Thomas
Regiment (s)91st 53rd and 87th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2015 – 91st Regiment
730 – 87th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd January 1844 / 17 years 8 months / Perth Scotland
Blacksmith
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark / Balk
Overseas Service/DurationEast India – 15 years 4 months
China – 1 year 2 months
Length of Service21 years 260 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 30th May 1865 / Portsmouth England
Campaign MedalsPunjaub Medal Clasp Goojerat
Sutlej Medal Clasp Sobraon
NorthWest Frontier medal
Indian Mutiny Medal with Relief of Lucknow clasp and Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Greenock Scotland
Pension Districts1865 Paisley
1865 2nd Glasgow
1867 Tilbury
1867-1898 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1½d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/7d per diem for service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
18th April 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 13th July 1867
Date/Place of Birthc1826 Perth Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
STEWART Donald
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
MATHEWS Kate
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
COLLINS Eliza nee Dellar
B 1845 England
1st Husband of Wife – COLLINS William
Children of 1st Marriage:
Thomas Robert COLLINS b 1869 Fremantle WA
M HOWSON Hannah Hall 1896 Fremantle WA
D 2nd August 1944 Bicton Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery
Elizabeth COLLINS B 1878
M McMULLEN Walter John 1897
D 5th October 1959 Swanbourne Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery WA
Date/Place of Marriage10th March 1880 Fremantle WA
Children by 1st WifeGeorge Glen b 1881 Fremantle WA
M VINE Hellen Elizabeth 1912 Leederville WA
D 4 August 1950 Wembley Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery WA
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
DELLAR Nathan
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Sarah
Land Grants Western
Australia
10th March 1881 Wellington Turkey Point (North Bunbury) Lot P404 10 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Tuesday 3rd July 1934 page 1 Death Notice Elizabeth Stewart
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th December 1898 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1st July 1934 Fremantle WA
Bur Fremantle Cemetery Presbyterian section
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Thomas Stewart 2115 Private 53rd foot location Rawalpindi India
1861 Thomas Stewart 205/730 Private 87th foot returning from China
1880 Thomas Stewart was one of the men who was serving in the Enrolled Force at the time of its disbanding.
2nd May 1881 letter written recommending STEWART Thomas for the Enrolled Guard to replace SHEEHAN Patrick on his resignation. Letter held SRO WA
1880 Thomas Stewart and his wife and 3 children were living at No 2 Barracks Fremantle
Between July and September 1881 Thomas was employed as a labourer at the magazine.