Knockton, George

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Birth date and placec. 1820 Kilcolman, Kilcolman, Limerick, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Parkhurst Barracks, Carisbrooke, Newport, Isle of Wight, England (1861).
See Musters below (1841, 1851).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and placeUnmarried in 1861.
Death date and place20 Jan 1872 Ballarat District Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
Burial date and place23 Jan 1872 New Cemetery, Ballarat, Victoria.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and ObituariesBendigo Advertiser 25 Jan 1872.
Advocate 27 Jan 1872.
Regiment(s)50th (The Queen’s Own) Regiment.  1 Jun 1857 transferred to
30th (1st Cambridgeshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1406 Private.
Attestation date and place20 Mar 1840 Queen’s Square, London, Middlesex.
Service/CampaignsHome 13 years 10 months.
New South Wales ? (see 1841 Muster below).
India 5 years.
Crimea 2 years 2 months.
Musters1841 enroute Sydney NSW to India [WO12-6135].
1851 Ashton Under Lyne [WO12-6143].
Medals, Clasps and BadgesGwalior Star (Punniar). For further information click here.
Sutlej Medal (Moodkee) clasps Ferozeshuhur, Aliwal, Sobraon. For further information click here.
Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
Five Good Conduct Badges.
Regimental Courts MartialAbsent without leave 26 Jul 1840 to 6 Aug 1840.
Tried and sentenced 30 days imprisonment by Battalion Court Martial at Chatham.
Imprisoned 11 Aug 1840 to 2 Sep 1840. Released for embarkation 3 Sep 1840.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place21 May 1861 Parkhurst, Isle of Wight.
Length of Service21 years 24 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1545/95.
Post Discharge ResidenceNo. 6 Henry Street, Limerick, Ireland.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictLimerick, 1st Dublin, 2nd West London 1861.
Pension Amount1/1d. per diem.
Departure and Arrival12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WASea Ripple dep. 9 Oct 1864 Fremantle; arr. 22 Oct 1864 Adelaide, South Australia.
From Adelaide to Victoria 1866, NSW 1871?, Victoria 1872.