TOWERS / TORVEIS – Peter Royal Marines Chatham Division 73rd Company

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NameTOWERS / TORVEIS – Peter
Regiment (s)Royal Marines Chatham Division 73rd Company
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th October 1828 / 19 years / Edinburgh Scotland
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 ¼ in
Fair /Blue /Fair / None stated
Overseas Service/DurationNot yet known
Length of Service7 years 8 months 3 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 1836 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1850 Chatham
1850-1866 Western Australia
Pension PaidNot yet known
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1809 Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
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
UNKNOWN
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1866 Perth Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPeter’s Pioneer Death Index spells surname as TORVEIS although original registrations on microfiche spell surname as TOWERS