THOMPSON – Robert Royal Artillery 2nd Battalion Depot Brigade

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NameTHOMPSON – Robert
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 2nd Battalion Depot Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 21716
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th May 1846 / 17 years 10 months / Lisburn Armagh Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9½ in
Fair / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 5 years 3 months
Crimea – 10 months
Gibraltar – not stated
Length of Service21 years 81 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 3rd December 1867 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Swansea Glamorganshire South Wales
Pension Districts1867 Cardiff
1873 Greenwich
1874-1901 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1½d per diem
1868 Increased to 1/8d per diem from date pension commenced
1887 Increased to 1/10½d per diem for service Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of BirthMay 1828 Dromore Down Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJohn B c1867 Not yet known
D 1874 at sea aboard Naval Brigade
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
EFFORD Elizabeth Ann
c1847 Gilbraltar
Date/Place of Marriage1875 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeElizabeth Margaret B 1876 Fremantle Western Australia
William Henry B 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
Alice Maud Ethel B 1882 Fremantle Western Australia
D 23rd December 1910 Claremont Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
North Fremantle Lot P48
1.2.15 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th March 1901 Mt Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
19th September 1927 Claremont Western Australia
Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
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