SUTTON – William 24th Regiment

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NameSUTTON – William
Regiment (s)24th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1308
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th November 1836 / 18 years 4 months /Westminster Middlesex England
Engraver (promotion to School Master 12th January 1855 to 30th November 1857)
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Sallow / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 3 years 2 months
East Indies – 11 years 6 months
Length of Service21 years 291 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 31st August 1858 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsPunjab Medal with Chillianwala and Goojerat clasps
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension DistrictsPlymouth
Pension Paid1/7d 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 Birthc1818 St Jame’s London Middlesex 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
COMBS Mary Ann
bap 22nd August 1812 St Germans Cornwall England
Date/Place of Marriage13th February 1836 Headley Hampshire England
Children by 1st WifeSarah bap 13th November 1836 Headley Hampshire England
D Not yet known
William Julius B 1843 Dublin Ireland
M RIGBY Ann 12th October 1870 Waltair Wellington Madras India
D Not yet known
George bap 14th January 1844 Headley Hampshire England
D Not yet known
Mary Anne B 2nd July 1846 India
bap 12th July 1846 Subathoo Bengal India
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeCLAYWORTH Mary Ann nee HARRIS
Date/Place of Marriage5th April 1847 Agra Bengal India
Children by 2nd WifeWilliam B 10th May 1848 India
bap 16th May 1848 Chunar Bengal India
D 3rd August 1849 India
bur 4th August 1849 Chunar Bengal India
Ann B 2nd January 1850 Chunar Bengal India
bap 15th January 1850 Agra Bengal India
D Not yet known
Susan (Tentative) B 19th July 1851 Chunar Bengal India
bap 17th August 1851 Agra Bengal India
D 20th April 1860 Chunar Bengal India
Stephen B 25th January 1853
bap 6th February 1853 Chunar Bengal India
D Not yet known
John B 6th December 1855 India
bap 23rd December 1855 Chunar Bengal India
D Not yet known
1st Husband of Wife(previous to William Sutton) CLAYWORTH Edward Percy
Date/Place of Marriage1842 Stoke Dameral Devon England
Children by 1st HusbandNot yet known
3rd Husband of Wife(after William Sutton) GIBBS George (convict #4917)
Date/Place of Marriage29th November 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 3rd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 5th May 1864 (William Sutton’s body found 3rd May 1864)
Inquirer 28th December 1894 (Mary Ann GIBBS’ death)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd May 1864 (went missing 24 Apr 1864 and found drowned at Mrs T. Browns’s paddock in Fremantle Western Australia)
3rd May 1864 Church of England Section Alma or Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1) Mary Ann COMBS D not yet known
2) Mary Ann CLAYWORTH D 1894 Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
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