PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias Dennis HUTTON
Birth date and place 22 Sep 1829 Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences 5 Duntocher, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshsire, Scotland (1841).
Woolwich, Kent, England (1851).
4 Grove Cottages, Brompton, Kent (1861).
School of Military Engineering, Brompton Barracks, Kent (1871).
14 Westcourt Street, Chatham, Kent (1881 wife & children only).
Trade Bricklayer.
Slater (1851).
Engineer (1861).
Officers’ Domestic Servant (1871).
Plasterer (1875).
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark brown.
Marriage date and place 1st 7 Feb 1851 St George the Martyr, Southwark, Surrey.
2nd bigamous 5 May 1875 St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, Kent.
Spouse 1st Mary JEWELL.
2nd bigamous Catherine Jane GATES (widow of ? Condon).
Children of 1st Marriage Mary Catherine b. 1851 Woolwich, Kent.
William James b. 1854, Western Australia.
Dennis b. 1856, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Emily Kennedy b. 1859, Western Australia.
William Charles  b. 1869, Southampton, Hampshire.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #462 Sapper.
Attestation date and place c. 1847.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 8 years +.
Musters WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-169 (1959) Western Australia.
Promotions
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Casualty/Medical
Courts Martial
Criminal Court Old Bailey Trial 5 Jun 1875. Offence: bigamy. Verdict: guilty. Sentence: Three months’ imprisonment.
Click here for Court Proceedings.
Discharge date and place c. 1868.
Length of Service c. 21 years.
Chelsea Pension Reference No Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
Post Discharge Residence Kent.
Pension District
Pension 1/0d. per diem  [Old Bailey t18750605-429]
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.
Guildford Convict Depot Feb 1852 to Sep 1853.
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WA Robert Morrison.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 4 Oct 1859 for Cape of Good Hope and London.