WELDON – Robert 31st Regiment

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31st Regiment Huntingdonshire Colours

NameWELDON – Robert
Regiment (s)31st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2201
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th December 1843 / 18 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / Gun shot wound in left leg at Feroze
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 2 years 3 months
Length of Service3 years 282 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th September 1847 /  Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Drogheda Ireland
Pension Districts1847 Drogheda
1857 South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st January 1854 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SEA PARK 5th April 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1825 St George’s Dublin Dublin Ireland
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
BANNON Catherine
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary B 1858 Adelaide South Australia
D 1858 Adelaide South Australia
Robert B 1859 Adelaide South Australia
M GAY Alice Maud 1911 Adelaide South Australia
John B 1862 South Australia
D 1888 Adelaide South Australia
Catherine B 1975 Adelaide South Australia
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1857 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial1885 Adelaide South Australia (possibly)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationStill being paid pension in South Australia in 1879.
Entitled to Campaign Medals further research required.