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VAGG – Edward 15th Dragoons / Hussars

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Edward’s Story – EPG Gazette January 2006

Land Grant
NameVAGG – Edward
Regiment (s)15th Dragoons / Hussars
Regiment Number (s) 1079
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th June 1839 / 18 years 1months / London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationBangalore Madras East Indies – 14 years 4 months
Length of Service24 years 98 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th September 1863 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Paddington London England
Pension Districts1863 1st West London
1865 1st North London
1867 Tilbury
1867-1896 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/6½d per diem for 12 years service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
18th April 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 13th July 1867
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Paddington London Middlesex England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage2ND Qtr 1855 Taunton Somerset England
Children by 1st WifeAmelia B 1857
Bp 26th May 1857 Camp Church Aldershot Hampshire
Samuel Collins B 2nd Qtr 1859 Dorchester Dorset England
M MANSFIELD Matilda 1883
D 19th July 1920 Chester Park WA
Bur Fremantle Cemetery WA
Edward B c1861 Dublin Ireland
M CUREDALE Jane Elizabeth Anne 1884 Fremantle Western Australia
D 15th March 1926 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Congregational Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Jessie B 3rd Qtr 1864 Islington
M DIXON WILLIAM Fremantle 1881
D 23rd January 1934 Fremantle WA
Bur Fremantle Cemetery WA
Stillborn child B 21st June 1867 onboard “Norwood“
James B 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Bur 9th October 1868 Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle WA
Elizabeth Sophia B 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Thomas B 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
D 14-16th August 1916 France
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Cockburn Sound Willagee Swamp Lot 230
20 acres Title Application 10th January 1885 issued 27th January 1885 Title 5/368
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Thursday 8th January 1903 page 4 Funeral Notice Jessie Vagg
The West Australian Saturday 16th September 1916 page 1 Death of Thomas
The Fremantle Times Friday 13th August 1920 page 5 Obituary Samuel Vagg
Daily News Perth Thursday 18th March 1926 – page 3 – death of son Edward
The West Australian Thursday 25th January 1934 Obituary Jessie Dixon
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th December 1896 Western Australia
Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
8th January 1903 Fremantle Western Australia
Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1841 Edward Vagg 1079 Private 15th Hussars location Bangalore
1851 Edward Vagg 1079 Private 15th Dragoons location Bangalore
1861 Edward Vagg 1079 Trooper 15th Hussars location Caher, Cork Curragh
Discharge at own request having completed 24 years service