BUNTER – Luke Royal Marines Plymouth Division 75th & 39th Company

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Royal Marines Plymouth Division

Geraldton Pioneer Cemtery – Apex Park

 

NameBUNTER – Luke
Regiment (s)Royal Marines Plymouth Division 75th and 39th Company
Regiment Number (s) 8001
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th October 1833 / 19 years / Not yet known
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7¾ in
Fresh / Hazel / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationAfloat 15 years 3 months 3 days
Ashore 6 years 9 months 27 Days
Length of Service22 years 30 days less 1 year underage total 21 years 1 month
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 17th November 1855 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNaval General Service Medal with Syria clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1855 Salisbury
1858 – 1891 Western Australia
Pension Paid£21.12.0 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birth1814 Bradpole Bridport Dorset England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
HYLE Ann
bap 20th September 1772 Loders Dorset England
30th September 1805 Bradpole Dorset England
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
SIMMONS (Mary) Jane
c1830 Thirbin (?? ) England
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeSarah Ann B 4th March 1849 Tiverton Devon England
M MURPHY Michael 1866 Greenough Western Australia
D 5th December 1900 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Mary (Banter) b 1851 bp 7 August 1851 Sherborne Dorset
M 1870 HERBERT William Greenough Flats Western Australia
D 3rd October 1933 (aged 82 years) Geraldton Western Australia – making her date of birth 1851- bur Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
James B 1856 Bp 7 December 1856 Sherborne Dorset England
M MOORE Sarah Ann 1877 Northampton WA
Possible M CRANE Katherine 1903 Back Flats (Greenough) WA
D 10th September 1922 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Grace B 1859 Fremantle Western Australia
M McGUINNESS Bernard 1876 Geraldton Western Australia
D 31st March 1939 Western Australia
bur Bootenal Cemetery Greenough Western Australia
Sylvia Hoyle B 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
William John B 1865 Fremantle Western Australia
M SIVWRIGHT Jane 1887 Geraldton Western Australia
D 2nd October 1922 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Martha B 1870 Western Australia
M McGUINESS Michael 1882 Greenough Western Australia
Son of Patrick McGUINESS 46TH Regiment Edwin Fox.
D 1928 Geraldton Western Australia
Sussanah B Greenough Western Australia
M GRAY David Alexander 1887 Geraldton Western Australia
D 21st August 1950 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Nabawa Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesGeraldton Guardian Tuesday 13 February 1912 page 2 death of Mrs Bunter
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial25th November 1891 Geraldton Western Australia
Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
11th February 1912 Geraldton Western Australia
Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationShips service
Talbot 16 June 1834-11 November 1834
Aque 30 January 1835-5 November 1835
Castor & Batt Spain 18 November1836-28 January 1840
Pique/Revenge 27 July 1840-22 September 1841
Pilot 17 July 1843-23 September 1847
Portland 2 September 1850- 6 July 1853
Naiad 7 July 1853-21 July 1855
The Bunter family lived at the Back Flats Greenough suggesting he was a farmer although son James also at Back Flats was a blacksmith/wheelwright