HUSTON – Arthur Royal Artillery Invalid Depot

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Royal Artillery Badge

NameHUSTON – Arthur
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery Invalid Depot
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st February 1832 / 18 years 9 months / Charlemont Armagh Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 ½ in
Fair / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationBarbados – 3 months
Jamaica – 1 year 10 months
Halifax Nova Scotia – 6 years
Length of Service21 years 13 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver / 12th April 1853 / Tilbury Fort England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharged directly to Pensioner Guard list on “Phoebe Dunbar”
Pension Districts1853-1856 Western Australia
1857 South Australia
1860 Victoria
1862-1880 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th May 1853 Tilbury England via Dublin
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PHOEBE DUNBAR 30th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1814 Drumglass Dungannon Tyrone Ireland
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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeGeorge bap 6th February 1842 St Peter and Paul Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
M ATKINS Harriet 22nd June 1865 St John’s Adelaide South Australia
D 9th August 1928 Malvern Adelaide South Australia
bur West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
John B 1844 Halifax Nova Scotia Canada
M CHASE Harriet Emma 28th October 1873 Registrar Office Brighton England
D after 1892 (return from Canada) and before 1901 as wife listed as widow in 1901 UK census
Jane B 1846 Halifax Nova Scotia Canada
D 1849 Lewisham London England
Ellen / Helen B 1848 St John Newfoundland Canada
M SHEIL John 18th January 1874 Presbyterian Port Adelaide South Australia
son of EPG SHEIL Michael 61st Regiment
D 24th January 1819 Woodville Port Adelaide South Australia
bur Cheltenham Cemetery South Australia
Arthur B 1851 Sheppey Kent England
M KINGDOM Elizabeth 16th April 1876 St Lawrence’s North Adelaide South Australia
D 8th July 1903 Frances South Australia
bur Narracoorte South Australia
Francis B 1854 Bunbury West Australia
5th February 1922 Adelaide South Australia
bur West Terrace Cemetery 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 ArticlesAdelaide Times 21st March 1857 – page 2 and 28th March 1857 – page 3
Adelaide Observer  8th September 1866 – page 8 and 22nd April 1876 – page 2
Express and Telegraph Adelaide  20th February 1874 – page 2
News Adelaide 10th August 1928 – page 18
Departure from Western
24th February 1857 departed for South Australia with wife and 6 children per “Lochinvar”
Date/Place of Death/Burial20th March 1880 South Australia
21st March 1880 Catholic section of West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide
Date/Place of Death/Burial
5th February 1922 Adelaide South Australia
West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information