Jones, Thomas

Name/AliasThomas JONES
Birth date and placec. 1829 St Phillips, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.
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Civil Census ResidencesKensington Palace Barracks, Westminster, Middlesex (1851).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark blue. Hair: dark brown.
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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.
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.
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.