HANNEY – James Royal Engineers 20th Company

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Royal Engineers

Died Mt Eliza Depot – Pensioner Barracks

NameHANNEY – James
Regiment (s)Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners)
Regiment Number (s) 510
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th October 1841 / 23 years 4 months / Devonport Devon
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Florid / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHalifax Nova Scotia – 6 years 9 months
Western Australia – 6 years
Length of Service15 years 333 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSapper / 8th October 1857 / Fremantle Western Australia
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Albany Western Australia
Pension DistrictsWestern Australia
Pension PaidDeferred pension of 6d a day on attaining 50 years of age
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd November 1851 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MARION 30th January 1852 Fremantle
Date/Place of Birthc1818 Okehampton Devon England
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
REDDIN nee EDMONDS Jane (widow of Michael Reddin)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1855 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeJames Thomas B 1860 Albany Western Australia
D 1860 Albany Western Australia
James B 1861 Albany Western Australia
D 1861 Albany Western Australia
Selina B 1862 Albany Western Australia
D Not yet known
Unnamed female B 1865 Albany Western Australia
D 1865 Albany Western Australia
Jane (Henney) B 1866 Albany Western Australia
M PHILLIPS Ernest Race 1889 Albany Western Australia
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Eligible for £10 remission on 20 acres of land (CSR 499-15)
1866 Plantagenet District – application (Erickson p 1349)
Occupation after
Instructing Warder
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News 21st April 1880 (Obit. as Henney)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 18th April 1880 Mount Eliza Invalid Depot Perth Western Australia
bur 18th April 1880 East Perth Cemetery Church of England Section
Date/Place of Death/Burial
D 1874 Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
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