PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasArchibald MUNRO
Birth date and place22 Sep 1817 Ardchattan, Oban, Argyllshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesMount Street, Woolwich, Kent, England (1851).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
TradeCarpenter.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place12 Sep 1844 St Nicholas Church, Plumstead, Kent.
SpouseSarah DAWSON.
ChildrenRebecca 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 place22 Apr 1865 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and placeApr 1865 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#616 Sapper.
Attestation date and place9 Feb 1842, Glasgow, Scotland.
Service/CampaignsGibraltar 6 years.
Western Australia 10 years 4 months.
MustersWO11-123 2nd Company, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-199 (1861) Western Australia.
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesOne Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place21 Dec 1861, Western Australia.
Length of Service19 years 10 months.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceNo Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
WO131-0042 Deferred Pension. Examination May 1862.
Post Discharge ResidenceWestern Australia.
Pension DistrictNot applicable.
PensionDeferred Pension at age 60 with gratuity.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipAnna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker p.157].
York Convict Depot Jan 1852 to Jul 1853.
Champion Bay (Geraldton) Convict Depot Feb to Jun 1861.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionEligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land [CSR499-15].
1864 Swan Location 20 acres [Erickson p.2271].
Ship ex-WANot applicable.
Departure date and destinationNot applicable.