Name/Alias John ROSE 
Birth date and place 16 Jun 1827 Forres, Morayshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place 24 Jun 1827 Forres, Morayshire, Scotland.
Civil Census Residences Nothe Fort Barracks, Weymouth, Dorset, England (1871).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
Trade Mason.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: fair.
Marriage date and place 18 Jun 1853 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Spouse Elizabeth McDONALD.
Children John b. 1854, Guildford, Western Australia.
James b. 1855, Guildford, Western Australia.
Margaret Elizabeth b. 1857, Toodyay, Western Australia.
William b. 1859 York, Western Australia.
Alexander b. 1861, Perth, Western Australia.
Jane b. 1863, Weymouth, Dorset.
Angus b. 1865, Devonport, Devon.
Elizabeth b. 1867, Weymouth, Dorset.
Caleb b. 1869, Weymouth, Dorset.
Alexandrina b. 1870, Weymouth, Dorset.
William b. 1873, Gibraltar.
Annie b. 1878, Rochester, Kent.
Death date and place 15 Jun 1880 Gillingham, Kent.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate None.
Death/Funeral Notices
Corps and Company Royal Artillery.  1 Mar 1850 transferred to
Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #2498 Gunner.
Attestation date and place 25 Oct 1849 Nairn, Nairn.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 10 years 286 days.
Musters WO11-126 22nd Company, Chatham & Hyde Park (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
Promotions Private to 2nd Corporal 1 Jun 1854.
2nd Corporal to Corporal 1 Feb 1860.
Corporal to Sergeant 1 Sep 1862.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Two Good Conduct Badges.
Long Services & Good Conduct Medal (gratuity).
Other Awards & Prizes The Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 31 Oct 1871 Weymouth.
Length of Service 22 years 7 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1856-36.
Post Discharge Residence Weymouth.
Pension District Gibraltar (Nov 1871 – Jun 1875).
Pension 24d. per diem.
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.182].
Guildford Convict Depot Oct 1853 to Dec 1855 at least.
Fremantle Convict Establishment.
Perth working on Government House (see sidebar).
Champion Bay Convict Depot 1861 [Barker p. 182 but not on Muster Roll 1861].
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Newspaper Articles Inquirer & Commercial News 24 Dec 1851.
Inquirer & Commercial News 30 Apr 1862.
Ship ex-WA Lincelles.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.