PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasPhilip CLARK
Birth date and place 1 Oct 1811 Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesNew Road, Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent (1851).
Burrage Road, Woolwich, London (1871).
See Musters below (1841, 1851, 1861).
TradeCarpenter.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: light hazel. Hair: dark brown, partially bald.
Marriage date and placePrior to 1843 Corfu, Greece [Chaplain’s Returns Vol. 11, p. 83].
SpouseJane ELLIS.
ChildrenPhilip b. 1843, Woolwich, Kent.
Harriett b. 1846, Woolwich, Kent.
Thomas b. 1850, Brompton, Kent.
Death date and place21 Oct 1876 Plumstead, Kent.
Burial date and place
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Sappers & Miners 20th Company (later Royal Engineers).
Service No. and Rank#222 Bugler.
Attestation date and place19 Oct 1825 Woolwich (under age).
Service/CampaignsCorfu 9 years 1 month.
Hudson Bay Company’s Territories 2 years 2 months.
Western Australia 3 years 6 months.
MustersWO11-92 9th Company, Corfu (1841).
WO11-126 20th Company, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-142 (1855), Western Australia.
Promotions1832 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 BadgesLong Service & Good Conduct Medal (£15 gratuity).
Casualty/MedicalWeakness 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 DistrictWoolwich 1855-1876.
Pension2/- per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipAnna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker p. 35].
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WADevonshire.
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 5 Mar 1855 for Cape of Good Hope and London.

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