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96th Regiment 1875

Obituary Western Mail 20 February 1909

Regiment (s)96th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 627
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th October 1830 / 18 years 2 months / Norwich Norfolk England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¼ in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / Severe squint in left eye
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 4 years
Australia – 7 years 9 months
India – 3 years 8 months
Length of Service22 years 20 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th July 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Norwich Norfolk England
Pension Districts1853 Norwich
1856-1909 Western Austraia
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 Birth1814 Burlingham Norwich Norfolk England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
TRETT Richard
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsBenjamin B 9th March 1811
bap 11th March 1811 St Andrews Burlingham Norwich England
Vertue (sic) bap 18th August 1814 St Andrews Burlingham Norwich England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
CARR  Alice nee GRAY
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage8th October 1836 Gorbals Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Children by 1st WifeMary Ann B not yet known (UK)
M BETTS Richard 1857 Western Australia
D Not yet known
Elizabeth B 1859 Fremantle Western Australia
M Not yet known
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd SpouseDEAN Ellen
B c1825
Date/Place of Marriage1873 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd spouseNone
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Perth Gazette & West Australian Times Friday 27th April 1866 page 3
The West Australian Friday 12th February 1909 page
Western Mail, Saturday 20th February 1909 page 17
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial11th February 1909 (aged 95 years) Victoria Road Richmond (East Fremantle) Western Australia
Congregational Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
Death not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
1875 Perth Western Australia
bur Fremantle Cemetery
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information25th June 1897 entertained at a banquet for Enrolled Force survivors held in St George’s Hall, Perth as part of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations