THACKER – James 1st Regiment 2nd Battalion

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Name THACKER – James
Regiment (s) 1st Regiment 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s)  1100
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th August 1836 / 18 years 2 months / Norwich Norfolk England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Brown / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/Duration Canada – 6 years
Nova Scotia – 5 months
West Indies – 1 year 4 months
Cephalonia – 2 years 3 months
Length of Service 21 years 352 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 26th July 1858 / Birr Ireland
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Swaftham Norfolk England
Pension Districts 1858-1859 Lynn
1859 Western Australia
Pension Paid 1/0½d per diem
18th January 1887 Increased to 1/6 per diem for 12 years’ service to Enrolled Force Western Australia
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 Birth 1818 Necton Swaftham, Norfolk England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not applicable
Land Grants Western
North Fremantle P 92: Title Application 2 September 1884 Title 6/336  1 acre located between Stirling Highway and the railway: by 1903 it had been divided into 9 lots
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Inquirer Wednesday 23rd September 1885 – page 3
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 19th July 1901 Coogee Lake Western Australia
Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia Anglican
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or Probate None known
Further Information