SUTHERLAND – Alexander 24th Regiment

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24th Regiment South Wales Borderers cap badge

Punjab Medal (Chilianwala Clasp)

Indian Mutiny Medal

Died in yard of Criterion Hotel

NameSUTHERLAND – Alexander
Regiment (s)24th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2002
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th May 1841 / 18 years 7 months / Limerick Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¼ in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / mark on left arm where wounded by grape shot Chillianwallah
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 17 years 10 months
Length of Service22 years 355 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th October 1864 / Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsPunjabi Medal with Chillianwallah clasp
Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Ballybricken Waterford Ireland
Pension Districts1864 Waterford
1865 1st Cork
1867- Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/6d 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 Birthc1822 St. Leilys Limerick Limerick Ireland
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
WELCH Honora
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeSon B onboard “Norwood” (possibly William)
D 1867 Western Australia
Frances or Francis B 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1868 Western Australia
Alexander B 1873 Perth Western Australia
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
Perth Lot Y128
0.3.9 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesDaily News Perth Thursday 15th May 1884 – page 3
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th May 1884 Yard of Criterion Hotel Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
4th June 1878 Pensioners Barracks Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information