|Birth date and place||c. 1828 St Finn Barrs, Cork, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||Gandin’s Court, 1 Manor Street, Brompton, Kent, England (1851).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. ? ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marks or Scars: Marks of cupping on the back of the neck.
[source document badly damaged).
|Marriage date and place||26 Jan 1851 St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, Kent.|
|Children||William John b. 1852 (d. 7 wks), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Jane Ann b. 1854, Fremantle, Western Australia.
William Benjamin b. 1858, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Joseph b. 1861, Fremantle, Western Australia.
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|Will and Probate|
|ARMY SERVICE DETAILS|
|Corps and Company||Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).|
|Service No. and Rank||#2530 Sapper.|
|Attestation date and place||28 Mar 1850 Woolwich, Kent.|
|Service/Campaigns||Western Australia 10 years 9 months.|
|Musters||WO11-126 Detachment, Chatham (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
|Promotions||Sapper to 2nd Corporal 29 Dec 1855.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 1 May 1859.
Reduced to Sapper 13 Oct 1859.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Two Good Conduct Badges.|
|Casualty/Medical||Defective vision (both eyes). Not known how the disease was contracted.
Right eye chiefly affected. Cause of disability unknown. The defective vision may materially interfere with his earning a livelihood as he is a tailor by trade. [Curragh Camp, April 21, 1866].
|District Courts Martial||Awaiting trial 8 Sep 1859 to 12 Oct 1859.
Imprisoned by Sentence of District Court Martial 13 Oct 1859 to 12 Jan 1860.
Awaiting trial 28 Dec 1865 to 5 Jan 1866.
Imprisoned by Sentence of District Court Martial 6 Jan 1866 to 12 Mar 1866.
Twice entered in the Corps Defaulters Book.
|Discharge date and place||29 May 1866 Curragh Camp, Ireland.|
|Length of Service||15 years 226 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97-1362-94.|
|Post Discharge Residence||No. 5 Rosemount Terrace, Plumstead Common, Woolwich, Kent.|
|Pension||8d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival dates||Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.|
|Occupations post-arrival in WA||Instructing Warder (Barker p. 138 see sidebar).|
|Subscriptions to Funds||Nightingale Fund 1857.
Indian Relief Fund 1858.
|Land Acquisition||None in Western Australia.|
|Departure date and destination||Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.|