Name/Alias Samuel MORGAN
Birth date and place 27 Jun 1824 Mothecombe, Holbeton, Yealmpton, Devon, England.
Baptism date and place 1824 All Saints Church, Holbeton, Devon, England.
Civil Census Residences Newton Down Farm, Newton Ferrers, Plympton St Mary, Devon (1841).
Brompton Barracks, Brompton, Gillingham, Kent (1861).
Cottage, Revelstoke, Plympton St Mary, Devon (1871).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
Trade Stonemason.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: chestnut.
Marriage date and place Unmarried.
Spouse Unmarried.
Children None.
Death date and place March 1873 Revelstoke, Devon.
Burial date and place 16 Mar 1873 Revelstoke St Peter Cemetery, Devon.
Will and Probate None.
Death/Funeral Notices
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #2026 Sapper.
Attestation date and place 10 Jun 1848 Devonport, Devon.
10 Jun 1860 Curragh, re-engagement for nine years 10 months.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 4 years 5 months.
Malta 1 years 7 months.
Gibraltar 2 years.
Musters WO11-126 20th Company, Woolwich & Detachment, Kensington (1851).
WO11-130 (1852) to WO11-146 (1856) Western Australia.
WO11-192, 31st Company, Chatham (1861).
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Four Good Conduct Badges.
Other Awards & Prizes The Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
Casualty/Medical Chronic rheumatism from foreign service. Debility of foot joints etc. (?).
Unable to contribute. Not from vice etc.
Courts Martial None.
Twice entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
Discharge date and place 20 Apr 1869 Chatham.
Length of Service 20 years 315 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1362-218.
Post Discharge Residence No. 4 King Street, Dawlish, Devon.
Pension 12d. per diem.
Ship Marion.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder.
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette 15 Aug 1856.
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.