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BURNS – William Honourable East India Company Bengal Artillery

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HEIC – Painting of
Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
NameBURNS – William
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bengal Artillery
Regiment Number (s) 620
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th April 1846 / 23 years / Edinburgh Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¼ in
Fresh / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
20th July 1846 embarked per Bangalore for India (L/MIL/9/101)
1862 returned from India ship unknown
Length of Service17 years 6 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate/Gunner / 16 July 1862 / not stated
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Galloway Scotland
Pension Districts1862 2nd Glasgow
1863 Tilbury
1863 -1864 Western Australia
1864 -1870 South Australia
1871-1875 New Zealand
1875-1879 Victoria
1879 New South Wales
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1823 Wigtown Galloway Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register Wednesday 12 October 1864 – page 2 (arrival in South Australia)
Departure from Western
October 1864 William Burns left Western Australia on the Rangatira for South Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information