Name/Alias Philip CLARK
Birth date and place  1 Oct 1811 Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences New Road, Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent (1851).
Burrage Road, Woolwich, London (1871).
See Musters below (1841, 1851, 1861).
Trade Carpenter.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: light hazel. Hair: dark brown, partially bald.
Marriage date and place Prior to 1843 Corfu, Greece [Chaplain’s Returns Vol. 11, p. 83].
Spouse Jane ELLIS.
Children Philip b. 1843, Woolwich, Kent.
Harriett b. 1846, Woolwich, Kent.
Thomas b. 1850, Brompton, Kent.
Death date and place 21 Oct 1876 Plumstead, Kent.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices
Corps and Company Royal Sappers & Miners 20th Company (later Royal Engineers).
Service No. and Rank #222 Bugler.
Attestation date and place 19 Oct 1825 Woolwich (under age).
Service/Campaigns Corfu 9 years 1 month.
Hudson Bay Company’s Territories 2 years 2 months.
Western Australia 3 years 6 months.
Musters WO11-92 9th Company, Corfu (1841).
WO11-126 20th Company, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-142 (1855), Western Australia.
Promotions 1832 Bugler to Private.
1838 Private to 2nd Corporal.
1842 2nd Corporal to Corporal.
1845 Corporal to Sergeant.
1848 Sergeant to Colour Sergeant.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£15 gratuity).
Casualty/Medical Weakness of the left foot. Unfit for service. Disability caused by his military service.
Courts Martial  None.
Discharge date and place  14 Aug 1855 Woolwich.
Length of Service  25 years 318 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference  WO97-1359-230.
Post Discharge Residence  None stated.
Pension District Woolwich 1855-1876.
Pension 2/- per diem.
Ship Anna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p. 35].
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WA Devonshire.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 5 Mar 1855 for Cape of Good Hope and London.

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