PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasThomas JONES
Birth date and placec. 1829 St Phillips, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesKensington Palace Barracks, Westminster, Middlesex (1851).
TradeStonemason.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark blue. Hair: dark brown.
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ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#2463 Private.
Attestation date and place20 Dec 1849 Woolwich, Kent.
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia 4 years 4 months.
MustersWO11-126 22nd Company, Chatham & Hyde Park (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-146 (1956) Western Australia.
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesOne Good Conduct Badge.
Other Awards & PrizesThe Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
Casualty/MedicalRupture of the right side – when employed on duty at Fremantle, Western Australia in January 1856 and working at his trade a stonemason and endeavouring to set a large stone, the force used producing a rupture of the right groin.
The rupture is ? by a truss. Disability caused by his military service. Unfit for further service.
Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place9 Sep 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service6 years 264 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-1361-185.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Pension DistrictBath.
Pension7d. per diem for one year. Extended for one year (1858). Term expired 27 Sep 1859.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipMarion.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker p.115].
Guildford Convict Depot Sep 1853 for one month.
York Convict Depot Apr 1854 to Jul 1855.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WAEsmeralda.  See Crimean War Connection.
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 25 Feb 1856, via Cape of Good Hope and St Helena to London.