PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias Edward Coysgarne SIM.
Birth date and place 8 Apr 1838, 33 Mecklenburgh Square, St Pancras, Middlesex, England.
Baptism date and place 7 Jul 1838 St John the Evangelist Church, Lambeth, Surrey.
Civil Census Residences 33 Mecklenburgh Square, St Pancras, Middlesex (1841).
Engineers House, Minster in Sheppy, Sheerness, Kent (1881).
Profession Officer in the British Army, Corps of Royal Engineers.
Decorations & Memberships Admitted Merchant Taylors’ Hall 7 Feb 1877.
Freedom of the City of London 21 Feb 1877.
Marriage date and place 3 Nov 1863 St George Hanover Square, London.
Spouse Alice Frances Howley KINGSMILL.
Children Arthur Coysgarne 1865, Curragh Camp, Newbridge, Kildare, Ireland.
Alice Maud 1867, Curragh Camp, Newbridge, Kildare, Ireland.
Edmund Howley 1868, Queenstown, Cork, Ireland.
Death date and place 21 Oct 1900 Knyveton Road, Bournemouth, Hampshire.
Residence 69 Ermins Mansions, Westminster, Middlesex.
Burial date and place 25 Oct 1900 Kingston on Thames, Surrey.
Will and Probate 12 Nov 1900 Probate, London Registry. Effects £9011 9s. 6d.
Death Notices & Obituaries Western Gazette 26 Oct 1900.
Hampshire Advertiser 27 Oct 1900.
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers.
Service No. and Rank Cadet Company.
Attestation date and place 20 Dec 1854, Woolwich, Kent.
Service at Home & Abroad See WO25-3913 in sidebar.
Promotions 2nd Lieutenant 20 Dec 1854.
1st Lieutenant 13 Jan 1855.
2nd Captain 31 Dec 1861.
1st Captain 4 Mar 1868.
Major 5 Jul 1872.
Lieutenant Colonel 3 Nov 1879.
Colonel Brevet 3 Nov 1883.
Major General (Hon) 3 Nov 1884.
Courts Martial (and type) None.
Discharge date and place 3 Nov 1884 Brighton, Sussex.
Length of Service 29 years 318 days.
Retirement Pay: £450 per annum. £150 annuity.
Statement of Services Reference WO25-3913-265.
Post Discharge Residence
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Nile.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Plymouth 23 Sep 1857. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jan 1858.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Supervisor of convicts on public works.
Subscriptions to Funds Indian Relief Fund June 1858.
Land Acquisition None.
Ship ex-WA Lincelles. 
Departure date and destination 27 Apr 1862, Cape of Good Hope and London.