PERSONAL DETAILSPatrick HUDSON
Birth date and placec. 1823 St John’s Sligo, Sligo, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Public Institution Barracks, Regent Road, Salford, Manchester, England (1851).
See Musters (1861).
Occupations pre-WANailor.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marks or Scars: Letter ‘D’.
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Spouse
Children
Death date and place26 Aug 1871 Fremantle, Western Australia.
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Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2324 Private.
Attestation date and place1 May 1844 Boyle, Roscommon.
Service/CampaignsMalta & Crimea 3 years 91 days.
East Indies 9 years 70 days.
Musters1861 Nuseerabad, East Indies [WO12-4468].
PromotionsPrivate to Corporal 15 Sep 1845.
Corporal to Private 28 Nov 1851.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialIn confinement 24 to 27 Nov 1851. Drinking in company with prostitute and private soldiers contrary to Regimental Orders.
Reduced to Private 28 Nov 1851.
Four times entered in Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts MartialDeserted 10 Mar 1854.  Rejoined 17 Dec 1854.
Tried 23 Dec 1854. Convicted and sentenced 56 days imprisonment 17 Dec 1854 to 16 Feb 1855. Hard labour. Marked Letter D.
Service forfeited by conviction of desertion restored by authority of War Office 25 Oct 1861.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place1 May 1866 Aldershot.
Length of Service21 years 18 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1486/224.
Post Discharge Residence32 Clifford Street, Bradford, Yorkshire.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictHalifax.
Pension Amount1/- per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNorwood.
Departure and Arrival13 Apr 1867 Portland; 13 Jul 1867 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsHome for Roman Catholic Orphaned Children, Fremantle (5s. 0d.).
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald 1 Aug 1868.
Departure from WANot applicable.