PERSONAL DETAILSThomas MEADE (Mead)
Birth date and placec.1832 Cloneen, Fethard, Tipperary, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesNone.
Occupations pre-WAShoemaker.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: black.
Marriage date and place22 Feb 1857 St Peter & St Paul, Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland.
SpouseBridget CUMMINS.
ChildrenCatherine 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 placeSep 1891 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place18 Sep 1891 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and ObituariesWest Australian 18 Sep 1891.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)7th (Royal Fusiliers) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2887 Private.
Attestation date and place3 Jun 1852 Clonmel.
Service/CampaignsEmbarked for Turkey 5 Apr 1854 (Crimea).
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Alma.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Civil Court Perth, Western AustraliaConvicted on 28 Dec 1882 for assaulting wife. Sentenced to 3 months in prison with hard labour.
Discharge date and place21 Aug 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service3 years 80 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1407/16.
Post Discharge ResidenceClonmel.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictClonmel.
Pension Amount9d. 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
ShipNorwood.
Departure and Arrival16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase5 Aug 1884 Perth Town Lot 28H (grant).
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.