PERSONAL DETAILSHugh ANDERSON
Birth date and place10 or 12 May 1829 Aghagallon, Lurgan, Antrim, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesTisgallen Townland, Parish of Aghagallon, Barony of Upper Masserene, Antrim, Ireland (1851) See sidebar.
8 Armstrong Street, Plumstead, Kent, England (1861).
Occupations pre-WATailor.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place23 Jul 1862 Aghagallon, Lurgan, Antrim, Ireland (tentative).
SpouseJane UPRICHARD (tentative).
Children
Death date and place11 Oct 1896 Lower High Street, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Burial date and place14 Oct 1896 Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Block No. 22, Plot No. 189.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and ObituariesThe Star 12 Oct 1896.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)73rd Regiment of Foot.  Transferred 1 Feb 1848 to
30th 1st Cambridgeshire Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2686 (73rd) #2674 (30th) Private.
Attestation date and place12 Mar 1847 Lurgan, Armagh (under-age).
Service/CampaignsCrimea.
Musters1851 Walmer, Gosport & Corfu, Ionian Islands [WO12-4613].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Alma. Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Wounded. Battle at the River Alma. 20 September 1854.
Lameness of right lower extremity from a shell wound in the instep and ankle received at the battle of Alma.
Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place10 Jul 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service8 years 61 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1490/17.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictNewry (1855). 2nd Belfast (Jan 1860). Woolwich (Mar 1861). 2nd Belfast (Aug 1861).
Woolwich (Jan 1864). 2nd North London (Feb 1864). WA (Jul 1864 to Dec 1868) [WO23].
Auckland, NZ (Jan 1869 to May 1875) [WO23]. Christ Church NZ (Jun 1875 to Dec 1879+) [WO22].
Pension Amount9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipMerchantman.
Departure and Arrival1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Assistant Warder, Convict Establishment April 1866-August 1868. See sidebar.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesInquirier & Commercial News 4 Nov 1868 p.2.
Departure from WA3 Nov 1868 left for South Australia with wife on Emily Smith, en route to New Zealand.