|PERSONAL DETAILS||Patrick HUDSON|
|Birth date and place||c. 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).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marks or Scars: Letter ‘D’.
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place||26 Aug 1871 Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2324 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||1 May 1844 Boyle, Roscommon.|
|Service/Campaigns||Malta & Crimea 3 years 91 days.
East Indies 9 years 70 days.
|Musters||1861 Nuseerabad, East Indies [WO12-4468].|
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 15 Sep 1845.
Corporal to Private 28 Nov 1851.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||In 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 Martial||Deserted 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 Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||1 May 1866 Aldershot.|
|Length of Service||21 years 18 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1486/224.|
|Post Discharge Residence||32 Clifford Street, Bradford, Yorkshire.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Halifax.|
|Pension Amount||1/- per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||13 Apr 1867 Portland; 13 Jul 1867 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Subscriptions||Home for Roman Catholic Orphaned Children, Fremantle (5s. 0d.).|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||The Herald 1 Aug 1868.|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|