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NameTEED – William
Regiment (s)Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 788
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th January 1831 / 18 years 2 months / Leicester Leicestershire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 9½ in
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 5 years
Malta and Ionian Isles – 5 years 7 months
Cape of Good Hope – 3 years 7 months
Length of Service21 years 189 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th July 1853 / Dover Castle Kent England
Campaign MedalsKaffir War Medals (1846-7 and 1851 – 53)
Intended Residence at
St Marys Leicester Leicestershire
Pension Districts1853 Leicester
1856-1862 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birth1811 St Marys Leicester Leicestershire England
Date/Place of Baptism15th April 1811 Wisbech St Peters Cambridgeshire England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Elizabeth
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1862 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information6th June 1856 charged with a military offence
1859 charged with drunkenness
July 1862 baptised as a Roman Catholic (possibly just before death in 1862)