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WOODS – Francis 96th and 16th Regiment

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96th Regiment 1875
16th Regiment Bedfordshire Regiment
NameWOODS – Francis
Regiment (s)96th and 16th Regiment
Regiment No (s) 1966 / 205
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
96th – c1845 / Unknown
16th – 29th September 1857 / 30 years /  Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas ServiceCanada – 4 years 10 months
India – not known
Length of Service21 years 107 days
12 years 40 days in the 96th regiment
9 years 49 days in the 16th regiment
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate
96th – c1857 / Not yet known
16th – 4th December 1866 / Camp Colchester Essex England
Campaign MedalsNone
Residence at DischargePost Office Charleville Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1866 Limerick
1866 1st Cork
1867 2nd East London
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
1874 Victoria
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place UK or Ireland 12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival Western AustraliaHOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1827 Kilbolane Charleville Cork 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 WifeNot yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st Wife 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
Land Grants Western AustraliaNone
Occupation after ArrivalNot yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western AustraliaMarch 1874 to Victoria Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial – WifeNot yet known
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further InformationAwarded medal with Gratuity of £5 for long service and good conduct