PERSONAL DETAILS
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)
Trade Miner.
Quarryman (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.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Three Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical None.
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 District
Pension Deferred pension of 6d. a day on attaining 50 years of age.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Marion.
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.