PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias Archibald MUNRO
Birth date and place 22 Sep 1817 Ardchattan, Oban, Argyllshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences Mount Street, Woolwich, Kent, England (1851).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
Trade Carpenter.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place 12 Sep 1844 St Nicholas Church, Plumstead, Kent.
Spouse Sarah DAWSON.
Children Rebecca b. 1846, Gibraltar.
John Peter b. 1848, Woolwich, Kent.
David William George b. 1850, Woolwich, Kent.
Charles b. 1853, York, Western Australia.
Rebecca b. 1854, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Flora b. 1856, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Archibald b. 1856, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Edward b. 1861, Geraldton, Western Australia.
William b. 1863, Perth, Western Australia.
John b. 1865, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and place 22 Apr 1865 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place Apr 1865 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #616 Sapper.
Attestation date and place 9 Feb 1842, Glasgow, Scotland.
Service/Campaigns Gibraltar 6 years.
Western Australia 10 years 4 months.
Musters WO11-123 2nd Company, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-199 (1861) Western Australia.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 21 Dec 1861, Western Australia.
Length of Service 19 years 10 months.
Chelsea Pension Reference No Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
WO131-0042 Deferred Pension. Examination May 1862.
Post Discharge Residence Western Australia.
Pension District Not applicable.
Pension Deferred Pension at age 60 with gratuity.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Anna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder [Barker p.157].
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition Eligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
1864 Swan Location 20 acres [Erickson p.2271].
Ship ex-WA Not applicable.
Departure date and destination Not applicable.