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TEAGUE – Thomas 56th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles

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56th West Essex Regiment
Royal Canadian Uniforms
NameTEAGUE – Thomas
Regiment (s)56th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles
Regiment Number (s) 629 – 56th Regiment
623 – Royal Canadian Rifles
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th December 1827 / 19 years / Bristol England
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fair / Grey / Greyish / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 8 years 3 months
North America – 12 years
Length of Service24 years 339 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th November 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not Stated
Pension Districts1852 East Wales
1853 Sunderland
1854 Newcastle
1854 3rd Plymouth
1855-1856 Western Australia
1856-1860 South Australia
1860-1879 Victoria
Pension Paid1/2d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th February 1855 Plymouth England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STAG 23rd May 1855
Date/Place of Birth1808 Cadoxton Glamorgan Wales
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsPhilip B Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not Married
Date/Place of MarriageNot Applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday 15th November 1856 – page 5
The Australasian (Melbourne) Saturday 19th February 1881 – page 1
Departure from Western
November 1856 per “Champion” for Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial8th February 1881 Bobinawarrah Victoria Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not Applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to failing efficiency and impaired hearing.

Discharge due to failing efficiency and impaired hearing
British Army Worldwide index 1841
Thomas Teague, Private, 629, 56th ft, Location Chambly, Canada WO12/6580
1851 Thomas Teague, Private, 623, Royal Canadian Rifles, location Niagara, Canada. WO12/10534
Death Notice mentions brother Philip TEAGUE Neath Abbey Glamorganshire Wales.