PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasAlexander THOMSON 
Birth date and placec. 1828.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
TradeCarpenter.
Physical Description
Marriage date and placeMarried, details unknown.
SpouseMarried, details unknown.
ChildrenTwo 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 CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#2310 Sapper.
Attestation date and placec. 1849.
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia c. 11 years 6 months.
MustersWO11-130 (1850) to WO11-203 (1862) Western Australia.
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Casualty/Medical
Courts Martial
Discharge date and place7 Jan 1862 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Length of Servicec. 12 years.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceNo Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
Post Discharge ResidenceWestern Australia.
Pension District
Pension
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipScindian.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Portsmouth 4 Mar 1850. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jun 1850.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker p.200].
Convict Establishment Carpenters Shop.
Guildford Convict Depot.
Surveyor Murray Bridge to William Police Station (1882) [SDUR/T3/270A].
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionEligible 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 ArticlesPerth Gazette 3 Oct 1851.