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DUTTON – Joseph 6th Battalion 3rd Brigade Royal Artillery

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Royal Artillery Badge
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameDUTTON – Joseph
Regiment (s)6th Battalion 3rd Brigade Royal Artillery
Regiment No (s) 17457
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th Sep 1843 / 18 years / Chester Cheshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 11½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationSt. Helena – 8 years 3 months
Turkey – 10 months
Malta – 3 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 33 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 27th Dec 1864 / Woolwich England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish War Medal
Intended Residence at
20 Red Lion Street Woolwich Kent England
Pension Districts1864 Woolwich
1864 Worcester
1866 Chester
1867 1st Liverpool
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/3½d per diem
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 Birthc1825 Farndon Cheshire England
Date/Place of Baptism17 April 1825/Farndon, Cheshire
Date/Place of Birth
George Dutton
Date/Place of Birth
26 June 1820/Farndon, Cheshire
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date/Place of Marriage1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeCharles Joseph B 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
D 2 February 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
BUR Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle (Duttan)
Joseph B 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
D 24 November 1894 WA
Unnamed Male B 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
Mary B 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
1st Husband of WifeHOPPER Martin (1825-1868) – 28th and 86th Regiment arrived VIMIERA 1865
Date/Place of Marriage3 August 1859/ Waterford, Ireland
Children by 1st HusbandJohn or Joseph Hopper B 26 July 1863 Ireland
3rd Husband of WifeHEAP John
Date/Place of Marriage1881 Perth Western Australia
Children by 3rd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
29 September 1885 Mary Dutton applied for a Pensioner grant on behalf of her late husband Joseph, however, it was refused due to Joseph Dutton having forfeited his claim by being dismissed the Enrolled Pensioner Force
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Western Australian Times Tuesday 28th May 1878 page 2 death and shipping news
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial25th May 1878
Drowned – Fell overboard Annie Agnes near Rottnest Island
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
12th Aug 1908
Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateCons 3458/1895/013 Joseph Dutton Grants of letters for administration
Cons 5800/1906/215 Mary Heaps alias Dutton died 12 August 1906 Perth Hospital. She was a widow and had no next of kin and had personal property of 6 shillings and 4 pence.

Between their arrival in 1868 and Joseph’s death Mary and Joseph Dutton were charged repeatedly with being drunk and using threatening and obscene language towards the police and other members of the public.
A Mr Joseph Dutton, junior was also aboard the ‘Annie Agnes’ when it left Fremantle for Champion Bay, he could have been the child of Mary and Martin Hopper as he would have been 15 at the time.

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