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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.
Spouse Mary BALAUGH.
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.
[Cons. 3458-1884-047].
Death Notices & Obituaries West Australian 07 Jun 1884.
Inquirer and Commercial News 11 and 18 Jun 1884.
Daily News 12 Jun 1884.
ARMED FORCES
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
Ship Belgravia.
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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