Note: There are many anomalies in
the Personal Details of this man
Name variations: de Ste Croix, Simcox, Simcroix, Sincox, Sincrox, Sincroix
|Birth date and place||c. 1830 Saint Peters, Saint Hiliars (sic), Island of Jersey.|
|Baptism date and place||1 Mar 1835 St Saviour, Jersey, Channel Islands.|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Sand Street, St Helier, Jersey (1841).|
5 Winchester Street, St Helier, Jersey (1861).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft.6 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||Married.|
|Spouse||Mary A. (tentative).|
|Death date and place||1898 Skipton, Victoria (tentative).|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||90th (Light Infantry, Perthshire Volunteers) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#3556 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||18 Sep 1854 Westminster, Middlesex.|
|Service/Campaigns||Malta 3 months.|
Crimea 6 months.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Severe Wound. Final Attack on the Redan. 08 September 1855.|
Rendered unfit for further service from gun shot wound of the back received on 8th Sep. The ball entered the posterior and upper part of Illium right side about 4 inches from spine, took a direction to left side & was extracted same day, 2 inches from spine. Illium was fractured, & some exfoliation of bone followed. Has backaches & slight numbness of right leg. Received same day a slight gun shot fleck. Wounds of right calf.
24 days hospital treatment. Unfit for further service [Chatham 10 Jany 1856].
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||5 Feb 1856 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||1 year 141 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1655/72.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Jersey.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Jersey (1856). Bermuda (1862). Melbourne (1864). Victoria (1879).|
|Pension Amount||9d. per diem.|
Patriotic Fund – War Office correpondence 17 Nov 1909.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
Groom (Victoria 1886).
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Adelaide Observer 14 May 1864.|
The Age 19 Dec 1885
Victoria Police Gazette 1885 p.493.
Victoria Police Gazette Feb 1886 p.134.
Departure from WA
6 May 1864 Fremantle; 10 May 1864 Adelaide.