|Name/Alias||James HANNEY (Henney)|
|Birth date and place||c. 1818 Okehampton, Devon, England.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||RSM Barracks, St Mary’s, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
See Muster below (1851)
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 10 ins. Complexion: florid. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place||1855 Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Spouse||Jane EDMOND(S) (widow of Michael Reddin).|
|Children||James Thomas b. 1860 (d.1860), Albany, Western Australia.
James b. 1861 (d.1861), Albany, Western Australia.
Selina b. 1862, Albany, Western Australia.
Unnamed female b. 1865 (d.1865), Albany, Western Australia.
Jane (Henney) b. 1866, Albany, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||18 Apr 1880 Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Heart disease.
|Burial date and place||18 Apr 1880 East Perth Cemetery, Church of England Section.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices||Inquirer & Commercial News 21 Apr 1880 (as Henney).|
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).|
|Service No. and Rank||#510 Sapper.|
|Attestation date and place||15 Oct 1841 Devonport, Devon.|
|Service/Campaigns||Halifax, Nova Scotia 6 years 9 months.
Western Australia 6 years.
|Musters||WO11-123 2nd Company, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1852) to WO11-158 (1857) Western Australia.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Three Good Conduct Badges.|
|Regimental Court Martial||Imprisoned 27 Dec 1841 to 21 Jan 1842 at Woolwich. For having made away with part of his regimental necessaries and having told a falsehood to his commanding officer, of which he was convicted and sentenced to 40 days imprisonment and was placed under stoppages, of which the imprisonment was remitted in honor of the christening of the Prince the Wales.|
|Discharge date and place||8 Oct 1857 Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Length of Service||15 years 333 days.|
|Chelsea Pension References||WO97-1852-14.
WO131-0016 Deferred pension.
WO131-0041 Deferred Pension. Examination 29 Dec 1857.
|Post Discharge Residence||Albany, King George Sound, Western Australia.|
|Pension||Deferred pension of 6d. a day on attaining 50 years of age.|
|ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival dates||Dep. Portland 2 Nov 1851. Arr. Fremantle 30 Jan 1852.|
|Occupations post-arrival in WA||Instructing Warder.|
|Subscriptions to Funds||Nightingale Fund 1857.|
|Land Acquisition||Eligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
1866 Plantagenet District – application [Erickson p.1349].
1865 SDUR/H2/207. P866 SDUR/H3/225. 1864 SDSR/882/543? [WA SRO references].
|Ship ex-WA||Not applicable.|
|Departure date and destination||Not applicable.|