PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias Alexander THOMSON 
Birth date and place c. 1828.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Trade Carpenter.
Physical Description
Marriage date and place Married, details unknown.
Spouse Married, details unknown.
Children Two children as at 1 Feb 1855 [WO1-437-219].
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death/Funeral Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #2310 Sapper.
Attestation date and place c. 1849.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia c. 11 years 6 months.
Musters WO11-130 (1850) to WO11-203 (1862) Western Australia.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Casualty/Medical
Courts Martial
Discharge date and place 7 Jan 1862 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Length of Service c. 12 years.
Chelsea Pension Reference No Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
Post Discharge Residence Western Australia.
Pension District
Pension
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Scindian.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Portsmouth 4 Mar 1850. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jun 1850.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p.200].
Convict Establishment Carpenters Shop.
Guildford Convict Depot.
Surveyor Murray Bridge to William Police Station (1882) [SDUR/T3/270A].
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition Eligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
20 Sep 1862 Cockburn Sound, Swan Loc. 349, 20 acres (application).
7 Jan 1864 Request for Fee Simple.
23 Feb 1864 Advises purchase by Mr W N Lawrence.
Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette 3 Oct 1851.