|Birth date and place||c. 1826 Boarhurst, Hamilton, Hampshire, England.
[Recorded on WO97 Army discharge documents. No parish/town of Boarhurst/Hamilton exists. Details of baptism in Boarhunt as below and corroborated by census records].
|Baptism date and place||12 Jun 1825 St Nicholas Church, Boarhunt, Hampshire, England.|
|Civil Census Residences||9 Slate Yard, Gillingham, Medway, Kent, England (1851).
Kent Place, Portsea, Portsea Island, Hampshire (1871).
57 Clarence Street, Portsea, Portsea Island, Hampshire (1881).
42 Clarence Street, Portsea, Portsea Island, Hampshire (1891).
42 Clarence Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire (1901).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6¼ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: light grey. Hair: dark.|
|Marriage date and place||1850 Q3 St James Church, Milton, Portsmouth, England.|
|Children||George b. 1851 Brompton, Kent.
Edward b. 1852, Gosport, Hampshire.
Elizabeth b. 1858 (d.1858), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Edith b. 1860 (d.1860), Guildford, Western Australia.
Ellen (Eleanor) b. 1862, Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||1901 Q4 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).|
|Service No. and Rank||#1474 Private/Sapper.|
|Attestation date and place||13 Oct 1846 Portsmouth, Hampshire.|
|Service/Campaigns||Turkey & Crimea 1 year 5 months.
Western Australia 4 years 9 months.
|Musters||WO11-124 7th Company, Chatham (1851).
WO11-158 (1858) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
|Promotions||Sapper to 2nd Corporal 1 Mar 1864.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Five Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
Once entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|Discharge date and place||24 Dec 1867 Camden Fort, Ireland.|
|Length of Service||21 years 74 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-1361-129.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Hamilton (?), Hants.|
|Pension District||2nd Portsmouth (1867). 1st Portsmouth (1868).|
|Pension||1/2½d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival dates||Dep. Plymouth 23 Sep 1857. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jan 1858.|
|Occupations post-arrival in WA||Instructing Warder [Barker p.107].|
|Subscriptions to Funds||None.|
|Land Acquisition||None in Western Australia.|
|Departure date and destination||Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.|