|PERSONAL DETAILS||Edward BARRETT (Barratt)|
|Birth date and place||c.1819, Little Gidding, Huntingdonshire, England.|
|Baptism date and place||St John the Evangelist, Little Gidding, Huntingdonshire.|
|Civil Census Residences||The Village, Little Gidding, Huntingdonshire (1841).|
Infantry Barracks, St James’ Palace, Ambassador Court, St Martin’s in the Field, Middlesex (1851)
Darford’s Yard, West Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire (1861).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place||6 Feb 1860 Pilton, Northamptonshire.|
|Children||William NOBLE (stepson) 1856, Pilton, Northamptonshire.|
Albert 1861, Pilton, Northamptonshire.
Mary Ann 1861, Pilton, Northamptonshire.
Edward 1867 Reynellla, South Australia.
Francis John 1870, Reynella, South Australia.
Walter 1873 (d. 1874), Reynella, South Australia.
Walter Sydney 1875, Reynella, South Australia.
|Death date and place||11 Dec 1874, Reynella, South Australia.|
|Burial date and place||13 Dec 1874, O’Halloran Hill Christ Church Cemetery, South Australia.|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||3rd Battalion, First or Grenadier Regiment of Foot Guards.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#4589 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||16 Oct 1843 Peterborough, Northamptonshire.|
|Service/Campaigns||Crimea 11 months.|
|Musters||1851 London & Chichester [WO12-1636].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
Two Good Conduct Badges.
|Casualty/Medical||Wound of the neck and scapula from a musket ball sustained at the Battle of Inkerman on 5th November 1854, and that since then he has not been able to perform all his duties in consequence of pressure upon the seat of the wound causing pain and therefore unable to carry his knapsack. Unfit for further service. (In another part of his papers, there is the detail that he was wounded in the neck and right shoulder).|
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||28 Oct 1856 London.|
|Length of Service||13 years 13 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-1365-78.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Little Gidding, Huntingdon.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Northampton (1856).|
Western Australia (1864). South Australia (1865-1874).
|Pension Amount||1/- per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||23 Sep 1863 Portland; 28 Dec 1863 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer and Commercial News 3 Aug 1864.|
Perth Gazette 28 Oct 1864.
|Departure from WA||Europa dep. 24 Oct 1864 Fremantle with wife and three children; Europa arr. 5 Nov 1864 Adelaide, South Australia.|