GILBERTSON – William 62nd Regiment

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62nd Wiltshire Regiment of Foot

British Crimea Medal Alma Inkerman Clasp

Died Royal Perth Hospital

NameGILBERTSON – William
Regiment (s)62nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3633
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th June 1854 / 17 years 7 months / Belfast Antrim Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6½ in
Sallow / Hazel / Dark Brown / Grape shot wound of upper and outer part of arm
Overseas Service/DurationMalta and the Crimea – 1 year 2 months
Length of Service1 year 105 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 19th February 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea Turkish Medal with Alma and Inkerman clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension DistrictsWoolwich
Pension Paid9d per diem
1881 increased to 1/3d per diem  for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of BirthNovember 1836 Creagh Skibbereen Cork Ireland
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
BAKER Jane (Joanna)
1832 (tentative)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJohn  (Jack) B 1859 Unknown location
D Not yet known
William Henry B 1861 (Quarter 3) Greenwich Kent England
M WHITE Emma 1885 Wandering Western Australia
D 1946 Wandering Western Australia
bur Wandering Cemetery Western Australia
Mary Jane B 1864 (Quarter 2) Greenwich Kent England
M DONOHUE James 9th January 1882 Perth Western Australia
D 1931 East Coolgardie Western Australia
Sarah Ann B 5th October 1867 Perth (RC)
M O’SULLIVAN Daniel 1902 Perth Western Australia
D 18th January 1951 Cottesloe Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Stephen Walter B 24th September 1870 Perth Western Australia
M HAYMAN Eliza Catherine 1898 Perth Western Australia
D 8th November 1955 West Leederville Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta 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
Willagee Swamp: Cockburn Sound Lot 233
20 acres
Occupation after
Arrival 
Orderly Invalid Depot Mt Eliza Perth
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 27th December 1916
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st December 1916 Public Hospital Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
15th October 1919 Claremont Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information