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PERSONAL DETAILS Edward BARRETT
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).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place 6 Feb 1860 Pilton, Northamptonshire.
Spouse Susannah NOBLE.
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
ARMED FORCES
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
Promotions None.
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.
Pension Amount 1/- per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Lord Dalhousie.
Departure and Arrival 23 Sep 1863 Portland; 28 Dec 1863 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
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.