PERSONAL DETAILS Thomas MEADE (Mead)
Birth date and place c.1832 Cloneen, Fethard, Tipperary, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences None.
Occupations pre-WA Shoemaker.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: black.
Marriage date and place 22 Feb 1857 St Peter & St Paul, Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland.
Spouse Bridget CUMMINS.
Children Catherine b. 1858 (d.1862 Fremantle), Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland.
David b. 1861 (d.1862 Fremantle), Clonmel, Tipperary.
John Francis b. 1863, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Thomas Edward b. 1865, Fremantle, Western Australia.
James Patrick b. 1867, Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
Bridget Margaret b. 1869, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Mary Ann b. 1872, Perth, Western Australia.
Joseph b. 1874, Perth, Western Australia.
Margaret b. 1876 (d.1876), Perth, Western Australia.
David b. 1878, Perth, Western Australia.
Death date and place Sep 1891 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place 18 Sep 1891 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries West Australian 18 Sep 1891.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 7th (Royal Fusiliers) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #2887 Private.
Attestation date and place 3 Jun 1852 Clonmel.
Service/Campaigns Embarked for Turkey 5 Apr 1854 (Crimea).
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Alma.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Wounded. Battle at the River Alma. 20 September 1854.
Disabled by amputation of middle finger of right hand after gunshot wound received at Alma.
The other fingers of the same hand are contracted. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Civil Court Perth, Western Australia Convicted on 28 Dec 1882 for assaulting wife. Sentenced to 3 months in prison with hard labour.
Discharge date and place 21 Aug 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 3 years 80 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1407/16.
Post Discharge Residence Clonmel.
Post Discharge Pension District Clonmel.
Pension Amount 9d. per diem.  Increased to 1/3d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.
1882 Half pension to be suspended and half paid to wife for time in prison.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Norwood.
Departure and Arrival 16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase 5 Aug 1884 Perth Town Lot 28H (grant).
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.