NAME Thomas JACKSONName variations: None encountered.
Birth Date and Placec.1825 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England [WO12-9819-218].
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OccupationsButcher prior to Army service [WO12-9819-218].
Police Constable 1853 – dismissed for not obeying orders [BENT p.36; PASH Index].
Mail Contractor Albany – not verified [ERIC p.1611].
Insolvent Farmer Albany – not verified  [The Express Fremantle 30 Aug 1870].
Land Acquisition in WA
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Regiment96th Regiment of Foot. 1 Jun 1849 transferred to
99th (Lanarkshire) Regiment [WO12-9813-6].
Soldier No. and Rank#1794 (96th) Private. #2444 (99th) Private.
Enlistment Date and Place6 or 7 Jan 1843 [WO12-9614-370 or 9819-218].
Medals, Clasps and BadgesGood Conduct Badge 1d. per diem from 1 Jan 1852 [WO12-9817-99].
Good Conduct Badge 2d. per diem from 1 Oct 1853 [WO12-9819-66].
Arrival Australia: Ship and DateHydrabad. Embarked 29 Jun 1843, Gravesend, Kent. [WO12-9615-192 to 199].
Dep. 4 Jul 1843, Deal, Kent. Arr. 17 Oct 1843, Sydney, NSW.
Arr. 4 Nov 1843, Launceston, VDL [TROVE].
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateJava 26 Feb 1847 from Hobart, embarked 27 Jan 1847 [WO12-9620-335].
Military Postings within Western Australia96th Regiment [All sourced from WO12-9620 & 9622].
Perth HQ 24 Feb to 18 Aug 1847 inc. On Guard (Mar) and five days in hospital.
Round House, Fremantle Gaol 19 Aug to 16 Nov 1847.
Perth HQ 16 Nov 1847 to 31 May 1848.
Bunbury 1 Jun 1848 to 31 Mar 1849.
Perth HQ 1 Apr to 1 Jun 1849 when transferred to 99th Regiment.
99th Regiment [All sourced from WO12-9813,9817,9819].
Bunbury 1 Jun 1849 to 31 Oct 1852.  Perth HQ Nov 1852.
Bunbury 1 Dec 1852 to 31 Jan 1853.
Perth HQ 1 Feb 1853 to 31 Dec 1854 inc. On Guard (Jul & Sep).
Courts Martial in Western Australia19 Aug to 16 Nov 1847 Regimental Court Martial. Sentenced to 90 days confinement in the Round House for being asleep at his post  [WO12-9622-37 & 58].
Discharge Date and Place31 Dec 1854 Perth, Western Australia.
Discharged at his own request receiving a gratuity of 3 months pay [WO12-9819-208 & 218].
Age at Dischargec. 29 years [deduced].
Length of Servicec. 11 years [deduced].
Additional DetailsNo records for marriage, children, death or burial for Thomas Jackson, 96th/99th regiment can be verified owing to the number of men of this name in the Colony.