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36th Herefordshire Regiment
NameWHITEHOUSE – William
Regiment (s)36th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 902
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th January 1832 / 19 years / Chippenham Wiltshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 3 years 19 days
Ionian Islands – 4 years 78 days
Length of Service21 years 53 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22 November 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Frome Somerset England
Pension Districts1853 Bath Somerset England
1855 Western Australia
1869 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birth1813 Frome Somerset 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
KANE / CANE / KAIN Caroline
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage24th March 1856 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeMary Jane B Unknown
William B 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
KANE / CANE / KAIN William
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 25th July 1856 (Foss General Court Martial)
Perth Gazette & Independent Journal of News & Politics 8th August 1856 page 4 Claim against Foss
Departure from Western
1869 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial5th August 1878 Portland Estate Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army, Worldwide Index
1841 location St. John’s Brunswick, Canada
1851 location Corfu Ionian Island then to West Indies
Discharge: Due to dyspnoea and debility
Mrs Catherine Whitehouse ,wife of William Whitehouse 36th Regiment, gave evidence at the trial of Captain Foss that she had deposited £18 with Captain Foss for safe keeping, she had subsequently with drawn £3 leaving an amount owing of £15.
It is possible William was a widower when he came to Western Australia as a William Whitehouse was the father of a Mary Jane Whitehouse born 26th February 1852, baptised 14th March 1852 at Frome in Somerset, the mother was Caroline.
On 22nd July 1878 William Whitehouse was admitted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital where he died on 5th August 1878. At the time he was a married man, 65 years of age, a Roman Catholic, living at Portland Estate, born Somerset. He arrived in the Colony in the ship Adelaide and had been 23 years in the Colony