PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias Thomas JONES
Birth date and place c. 1829 St Phillips, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences Kensington Palace Barracks, Westminster, Middlesex (1851).
Trade Stonemason.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark blue. Hair: dark brown.
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ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #2463 Private.
Attestation date and place 20 Dec 1849 Woolwich, Kent.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 4 years 4 months.
Musters WO11-126 22nd Company, Chatham & Hyde Park (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-146 (1956) Western Australia.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges One Good Conduct Badge.
Other Awards & Prizes The Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
Casualty/Medical Rupture 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 Martial None.
Discharge date and place 9 Sep 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 6 years 264 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1361-185.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Pension District Bath.
Pension 7d. per diem for one year. Extended for one year (1858). Term expired 27 Sep 1859.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Marion.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p.115].
Guildford Convict Depot Sep 1853 for one month.
York Convict Depot Apr 1854 to Jul 1855.
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WA Esmeralda.  See Crimean War Connection.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 25 Feb 1856, via Cape of Good Hope and St Helena to London.