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).
Occupations pre-WA Nailor.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marks or Scars: Letter ‘D’.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place 26 Aug 1871 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
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.
Casualty/Medical None.
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
Ship Norwood.
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.