HARRIS – William Royal Marines

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NameHARRIS – William
Regiment (s)Royal Marines 63rd Company Plymouth Division
Regiment Number (s) 7081
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th February 1852 / 20 years / Exeter Devon England
Farm Labourer
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationOn board Sybilla  3 years 328 days
Length of Service5 years 232 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th October 1857 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1859 Plymouth
1859 – March 1860 Western Australia
April 1860 – 84 South Australia
Pension Paid£15/4/0 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth1832 North Tawton near Okehampton Devon England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
HARRIS William
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
B 1805
8th June 1834 St. Peter’s North Tawton Devon England
SiblingsMary B 15th December 1834
James B 3rd April 1836
Henry B 1839
Elizabeth B 1843
(all siblings born North Tawton Devon England)
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
DENNY Mary (tentative)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage27th May 1862 St. Patrick’s Church Adelaide South Australia
Children by 1st Wife(Tentative)
William Phillips B 23rd February 1863 Gawler South Australia
D 4th July 1881 Adelaide South Australia
Thomas B 4 April 1866 Williamstown South Australia
D 19th May 1931 Adelaide South Australia
Christopher B 31st December 1867 Williamstown South Australia
M LOVIBOND Florence Mary 26th April 1900 St. John’s Church Norton Summit Norwood South Australia
D 13th August 1915 Kent Town Adelaide South Australia
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register 6th July 1881 page 2
The Advertiser 14th August 1915 page 14
Advertiser & Register 29th May 1931 page 13
Departure from Western
Details not known but must have left in early 1860 for South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th February 1884 Williamstown Parkside South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
4th December 1889 Adelaide South Australia
bur West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information