|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