|Name/Alias||Honourable John James BURY.|
|Birth date and place||22 Oct 1827 Charles Street, Westminster, Middlesex, England.|
|Baptism date and place||15 Dec 1827 St George Hanover Square, St Pancras, Middlesex.|
|Civil Census Residences||Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon (1861).|
|Profession||Officer in the British Army, Corps of Royal Engineers.|
|Marriage date and place||24 Jun 1852 (tentative).|
|Spouse||Charlotte Theresa AUSTIN.|
|Children||Beaujolois Arabella Charlotte b. 1855, Kilkenny, Ireland.|
Georgina Florence b. 1856, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Louisa Emily Austin b. 1858, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Ada Piercy Tighe b. 1859, at sea on ‘Robert Morrison’ en route to England from Western Australia.
Edith P L 1861, at sea (tentative).
|Death date and place||20 Jan 1864 Exeter, Devon.|
|Burial date and place||Jan 1864 Barnstaple, Devon. Town E Cemetery.|
|Will and Probate||11 Feb 1864 Probate (Letters of Administration), Exeter Registry. Effects under £2000.|
|Death Notices & Obituaries||London Times 22 Jan 1864.|
Exeter Flying Post 27 Jan 1864.
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||Royal Engineers.|
|Service No. and Rank||2nd Lieutenant. Cadet Company.|
|Attestation date and place||17 Dec 1846 Woolwich, Kent.|
|Service at Home & Abroad||Unknown. Statement of Service not extant.|
(Source: London Gazette)
|2nd Lieutenant 17 Dec 1846.|
1st Lieutenant 1 Sep 1847.
2nd Captain 21 May 1855.
1st Captain 18 Apr 1860.
Captain on Half-Pay 8 Jul 1862.
|Courts Martial (and type)||None.|
|Discharge date and place||Died while serving.|
|Length of Service||Approx. 18 years until death.|
|Statement of Services Reference||WO25-3913 not extant.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not applicable.|
|ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival dates||Dep. Plymouth 23 Sep 1857. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jan 1858.|
|Occupations post-arrival in WA||Captain in command of 20th Company, Royal Engineers in Western Australia.|
Supervising convicts on public works.
|Subscriptions to Funds||Indian Relief Fund 1858.|
|Land Acquisition||None in Western Australia.|
|Ship ex-WA||Robert Morrison.|
|Departure date and destination||Dep. Fremantle 4 Oct 1859 for Cape of Good Hope and London.|