CLARKE / CLARK – William 3rd Battery Royal Artillery

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Royal Artillery Badge

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

NameCLARK (CLARKE) – William
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 3rd Battery
Regiment Number (s) 2463
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th March 1854 / 21 years/ Kilmarnock Ayr Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8¼ in
Ruddy / Blue / Dark / None
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 1 year 2 months
Length of Service3 years 257 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner Driver / 17th November 1857 / Woolwich England
Campaign MedalsCrimean with clasp for Sebastopol
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1858 Ayr
1862 Paisley
1863 2nd Glasgow
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
1868 Victoria
Pension Paid6d per diem – Temporary – Pension extended (several times still being paid 1879 omit) made permanent 30 January 1866
Special Increase to 15 pence recommended 21 March 1901
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1833 Kilmarnock Ayr Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
1868 to Victoria Australia possibly by the King Oscar
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Wife
 Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further Information