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|PERSONAL DETAILS||Thomas GARDINER|
|Birth date and Place||1 Jan 1824 Lanark, Lanark, Scotland.|
|Baptism date and Place|
|Census Residences||See Musters below (1841, 1851, 1861).|
|Occupations pre-WA||Cotton Spinner.|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: Fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.
Other: flat feet.
|Marriage date and Place||14 Oct 1869 Perth, Western Australia.|
|Children||One son and two daughters as at 1880 (names unknown).|
|Death date and Place||5 Jun 1884 Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of death: Haematemesis.
|Burial date and Place||6 Jun 1884 East Perth (Church of England) Cemetery, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||Letters of Administration: 04 Sep 1884. Probate: 1884, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
|Death Notices & Obituaries||West Australian 07 Jun 1884.
Inquirer and Commercial News 11 and 18 Jun 1884.
Daily News 12 Jun 1884.
|Regiment||91st (Argyllshire) Regiment. 1 Jul 1854 transferred to
79th (Cameron Highlanders) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1330 (91st) #3743 (79th) Private.|
|Attestation date and Place||02 Mar 1841 Glasgow, Lanarkshire.|
|Service/Campaigns||Cape of Good Hope 6 years, 7 months.
Turkey and Crimea 1 year, 9 months.
India 6 years, 4 months.
|Musters||1841 Depot, Mullingar & Templemore [WO12-9274].
1851 Liverpool [WO12-9287].
1861 Ferozepore, India [WO12-8432].
|Promotions||Private to Drummer.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges:||South African Medal (Kaffir Wars).
Crimean War Medal clasps Balaklava, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal clasp Lucknow.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|Casualty/Medical||Rheumatism in back. Worn out from length of service and effects of campaigns in Crimea, India and Africa.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.
Entered 15 times in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and Place||4 Oct 1864 Netley.|
|Length of Service||21 years 74 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1622/96.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Glasgow.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||2nd Glasgow.|
|Pension Amount||1/- per diem. Increased to 1/6d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.|
|ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||07 Apr 1866 Portland; 04 Jul 1866 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Appointed Lance Corporal, Enrolled Guard 29 Sep 1881.
|Land Grant/Purchase||26 Nov 1883 North Fremantle Loc 95 of one acre (grant).|
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