|PERSONAL DETAILS||Thomas BOX|
|Birth date and place||7 Aug 1829 St Nicholas, Dublin, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||11 Mitchell’s Court, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England (1861).|
Cumberland Militia 1857.
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place||3 Oct 1849 St Peter’s. Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland.|
|Children||Mary 1851 (d.1862), Dublin, Ireland.
Sarah 1857, Dublin, Ireland.
William Henry 1860, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England.
Mary Jane 1863, Perth, Western Australia.
Thomas 1865, Perth, Western Australia.
Louisa Adelaide 1870, Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||6 Mar 1879, Western Australia (unproven). This may be the death of a convict named John Box.|
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|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||31st Huntingdonshire Regiment.
57th West Middlesex Regiment. Transferred 1 Aug 1854.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2820 Private.
|Attestation date and place||7 Dec 1846 Dublin.|
|Service/Campaigns||Corfu, Ionian Islands 1 year 7 months.
Expeditionary Army in the East (Crimea) 7 months.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
|Casualty/Medical||Disabled by constriction of left knee after gunshot wound of thigh he received at Inkerman. Unfit for further service.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||24 Jul 1855, Chatham.|
|Length of Service||7 years 252 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-1562-48.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||2nd Dublin (1855). Carlisle (1857).|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem. Increased to 1/0½d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||5 Oct 1861 Portland. 28 Jan 1862 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Subscriptions||Lancashire Relief Fund 1863.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA|