PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasJohn DALZIELL
Birth date and placec. 1824 West Church, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesGreenside Street, Greenside, Midlothian, Edinburgh, Scotland (1841).
TradePlumber/Painter.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7¾ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: blue. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place2nd 18 Jun 1857 (Widower).
Spouse1st Unknown Deceased.
2nd Lucy REVELL.
Children of 2nd MarriagePultenay Edward 1857, Western Australia.
John George 1858, Perth, Western Australia.
Martha Jane 1861, Perth, Western Australia.
Eliza Matilda 1863, Perth, Western Australia.
Lucy Agnes 1865, Perth, Western Australia.
Arthur William 1866, Perth, Western Australia.
William Robert 1868, Western Australia.
Walter Parham 1870, Perth, Western Australia.
Ernest Robert 1877, Perth, Western Australia.
Death date and place17 Jul 1900 16 Nash Street, Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and placeJuly 1900 Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia.
Anglican Section AA 0372.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death NoticesWest Australian 18 Jul 1900.
Western Mail 21 Jul 1900.
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#414 Private.
Attestation date and place8 Jul 1841 Edinburgh, Midlothian.
Service/CampaignsGibraltar 6 years 126 days.
Western Australia 8 years 178 days.
MustersWO11-130 (1851) to WO11-175 (1860) Western Australia.
Promotions & ReductionsPrivate to 2nd Corporal 1 Dec 1847.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 1 Nov 1849.
Corporal to Private 1 Jan 1850.
Private to 2nd Corporal 15 Aug 1855.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesThree Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Court Martial1 Jan 1850 Woolwich. Being out of barracks after Tattoo.
Discharge date and place16 Jun 1860 Perth, Western Australia.
Length of Service8 years 312 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-2620-63.
Post Discharge ResidencePerth, Western Australia.
Pension DistrictPerth.
Pension6d. per diem on attaining the age of 60, with pay for 12 months.
Deferred Pension (see sidebar).
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.50].
Mt Eliza Convict Depot Feb 1852 to Dec 1854; Jun to Dec 1855 (at least).
Plumber, Painter, Glazier & Paper Hanger, Murray Street, Perth.
Land AcquisitionEligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
Ship ex-WANot applicable.
Departure date and destinationNot applicable.