|PERSONAL DETAILS||George KNOCKTON|
|Birth date and place||c. 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).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||Unmarried in 1861.|
|Death date and place||20 Jan 1872 Ballarat District Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.|
|Burial date and place||23 Jan 1872 New Cemetery, Ballarat, Victoria.|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Bendigo 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 place||20 Mar 1840 Queen’s Square, London, Middlesex.|
|Service/Campaigns||Home 13 years 10 months.
New South Wales ? (see 1841 Muster below).
India 5 years.
Crimea 2 years 2 months.
|Musters||1841 enroute Sydney NSW to India [WO12-6135].
1851 Ashton Under Lyne [WO12-6143].
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Gwalior 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 Martial||Absent 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 Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||21 May 1861 Parkhurst, Isle of Wight.|
|Length of Service||21 years 24 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1545/95.|
|Post Discharge Residence||No. 6 Henry Street, Limerick, Ireland.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Limerick, 1st Dublin, 2nd West London 1861.|
|Pension Amount||1/1d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Sea Ripple dep. 9 Oct 1864 Fremantle; arr. 22 Oct 1864 Adelaide, South Australia.
From Adelaide to Victoria 1866, NSW 1871?, Victoria 1872.