Evans, Benjamin

Name/AliasBenjamin EVANS
Birth date and placec. 1834 Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesKing Street, Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, Wales (1841).
4 North Brewer Street, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales (1851).
2 Commons, Penally, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales (1881).
Frog Street, Tenby in Liberty, Pembrokeshire, Wales (1891).
Pontycleifion, Cardigan, Cardiganshire, Wales (1901).
Police Constable (1881).
Tailor (1891).
Master Tailor (1901).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: dark grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place1st: 1858, Fremantle, Western Australia.
2nd: 8 Mar 1868, Cork, Ireland.
Spouse1st: Mary Jane NEWTON.
2nd: Ellen COGAN.
Children1st Marriage:
William Benjamin b. 1860 (d.1861), Fremantle, Western Australia.
2nd Marriage:
William Thomas b. 1870, Middleton, Cork, Ireland.
Benjamin Robert b. 1872, Middleton, Cork, Ireland.
Martha Jane b. 1874, Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Wales.
Elizabeth b. 1877, Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Wales.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#215 Sapper.
Attestation date and place16 Jan 1852 Woolwich, Kent.
19 Jan 1864 Weymouth, re-engaged for nine years.
Service/CampaignsTurkey 1 year 4 days.
Western Australia 4 years 273 days.
MustersWO11-158 (1858) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesThree Good Conduct Badges.
Courts MartialNone.
Six times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
Discharge date and place24 Jun 1873 Fort Carlisle, Cork Harbor.
Length of Service21 years 160 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-1851-209.
Post Discharge ResidenceNorth Brewer Street, Pembroke Dock, South Wales.
Pension District
Pension11d. per diem.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Plymouth 23 Sep 1857. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jan 1858.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder.
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WALincelles.
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.