SUTCLIFFE – Richard 50th Regiment

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50th Regiment Cap Badge

Gwalior Star versions awarded for the battles of Maharajpoor and Punniar

Sutlej Campaign Medal Ferozeshuhur, Aliwal and Sobraon

British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

NameSUTCLIFFE – Richard
Regiment (s)50th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1951
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th December 1841 / 18 years  8 months / Bradford Yorkshire England
Wool comber
Description – Height
Not stated
Fair / Grey / Light Brown / Small scar on the right side of upper lip
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 5 years 8 months
Turkey and Crimea – 2 years 3 months
Length of Service15 years 117 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th  April 1857 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsGwalior Star Punniar
Sutlej Medal (Moodkee) Ferozeshuhur Aliwal and Sobraon clasps
Crimea War Medal with Alma Inkermann and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Gibbert (Gilbert?)  Lane Halifax Yorkshire
Pension DistrictsApril 1857 – June 1859 Halifax
1859-1866 Western Australia
1867 South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth17th April 1823 Halifax Yorkshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
1803 Northowran Yorkshire England
Date/Place of Birth
1806 (1841 Census)
SiblingsWilliam B 1826 Not yet known
George B 1829 Bradford West Yorkshire England
Hannah B 1831 Bradford West Yorkshire England
James B 1834 Bradford West Yorkshire England
Susannah B 1836 Bradford West Yorkshire England
Job B 1838 Bradford West Yorkshire England
Sarah B 1840 Horton Northamptonshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
EDE Mary
B 1832 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageDecember 1857 Bradford Yorkshire (England & Wales Marriages 1837-2008 Volume 9B page 45)
Children by 1st WifeWilliam B 1859 Not yet known
D 19 January 1860: buried St. John’s Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Henry B 14th November 1860 Western Australia
M HENDERSON Elizabeth Walridge Cousins 8th April 1888 South Australia
D 1938 Not yet known
Walter B December 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
D 13th January 1864 Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Wife(Probable but not confirmed)
B Not yet known
D Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage10th April 1873 Adelaide South Australia
Children by 2nd WifeEdith Rachel B 1873 Kensington South Australia
D 8th January 1874 aged 2 months Kensington South Australia
Annie B 1875 Portland Estate South Australia
D Not yet known
Rosanna B 1877 Kensington South Australia
D 3rd May 1877 aged 3 months Inman Valley South Australia
2nd Husband of WifeNone known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 11th September 1893 – page 6
Chronicle (Adelaide, SA: 1895-1954) Thursday 22nd September 1938 – page 49
Departure from Western
Not clear how and when left Western Australia in 1866. Paid from 1st January 1867 in South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial30th October 1889 Royal Adelaide Hospital Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
27th October 1911 Pinjarra Western Australia (Mary)
Buried St. John’s Cemetery Pinjarra Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationSecond marriage (in South Australia) is not confirmed as Sutcliffe was still married to Mary who was still living in Western Australia