|Name/Alias||John Barrington DAVIS|
|Birth date and place||c. 1818 Chepstow, Monmouth, Wales.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||See Muster below (1841).
New Road, Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent (1851).
10 Millward Street, Woolwich, Kent (1871).
14 Sultan Road, Portsea Island, Hampshire (1891).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||Prior to March 1851 UK.|
|Children||Barrington Joseph b. 1853, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Emma Theresa b. 1857, Fremantle, Western Australia.
James William b. 1859, Freemantle, Western Australia.
Jane Ann b. 1861, Freemantle, Western Australia.
Ann Elizabeth b. 1865, Woolwich, Kent.
|Death date and place||1892 Q3 Portsea District, Hampshire.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||Royal Engineeers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).|
|Service No. and Rank||#120 Sapper.|
|Attestation date and place||14 Sep 1840 Woolwich, Kent.|
|Service/Campaigns||Cape of Good Hope 8 years 7 months.
Western Australia 10 years 10 months.
|Musters||WO11-93 10th Company, Cape of Good Hope (1841).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
*WO11-191 18th Company, Portsmouth (1861).
|Promotions||Sapper to 2nd Corporal 1 Aug 1846.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 12 Apr 1848.
Corporal to Sergeant 15 Aug 1855.
Sergeant to Colour Sergeant 1 May 1861.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Three Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£10 gratuity).
|Discharge date and place||29 Jan 1863 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||22 years 138 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-1360-82.|
|Post Discharge Residence||14 Fort (? torn page), Sandy Hill, Woolwich, Kent.|
|Pension District||Woolwich (Jan 1863). Newry (May 1863). Woolwich (Jun 1863).|
|Pension||2/- per diem.|
|ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival dates||Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.|
|Occupations post-arrival in WA||Instructing Warder [Barker p.50].|
|Subscriptions to Funds||Nightingale Fund 1857.|
|Land Acquisition||None in Western Australia.|
|Departure date and destination||Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.
*Note: Conflicting Muster Rolls & Pay Lists record Davis being in Western Australia (assigned to 18th Company) and in Portsmouth (serving with 18th Company) concurrently in Q2 1861 and 1862