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Royal Marines 1854 Britains Sea Soldiers Vol 1 by Cyril Field
Inside cover of Robert Janes’ Bible
NameJANES – Robert
Regiment (s)Royal Marines
Regiment No (s) 3444
Date/Age/Place/Trade or Profession at Attestation28 November 1854/24 years/Forton Barracks Gosport/Carpenter
Description – Height
5 feet 5 inches/Fresh/Hazel/Dark brown
Overseas Service/Duration
Length of Service
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge
Campaign Medals
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1867 Trowbridge
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid£16.14.0 per annum
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 Birth11 May 1828 Westbury Wiltshire England (His attestation said 1830 Devizes, Wiltshire).
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
B c1797 Wiltshire England
Date/Place of Birth
c1792 Wiltshire England
c1822 Wiltshire England
SiblingsJANES Emma B c1823 Wilshire England
JANES Sarah B c1833 Wilshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
AHERN (AHERNE) Elizabeth
c1847 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage27th May 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeEmma Mary B 1869 83 Mile Albany Road Western Australia
Robert Samuel B 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1874 Western Australia
George bap June 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
D 26th July 1948 Osborne Park Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
AHERN Michael EPG 17th & 8th Regiment arrived York 1862
24 March 1849 bp 30 December 1849 Sind, Bombay (Hydrabad)
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mary Butler
B 1832 Poonah, India
M26 January 1847, Colaba, Bombay, India
2nd Husband of WifeMCCALL John – Royal Horse Artillery – Arrived BELGRAVIA
D 19th December 1876 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Marriage6th June 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Children of 2nd HusbandMCCALL John Patrick B 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
MCCALL Michael B 1877 Western Australia
D 1949 Fremantle Western Australia
3rd Husband of WifeREED Robert
Date/Place Marriage1879 Fremantle Western Australia
Children of 3rd HusbandREED Mary Ann B 1882 Fremantle Western Australia
REED Martha B 1883 Jarrahdale Western Australia
REED Arthur Alick B 1885 Jarrahdale Western Australia
REED Robert B 1887 Jarrahdale Western Australia
D 1887 Jarrahdale Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Assistant warder 18 March 1868-1 May 1873 retired due to Ill health
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd May 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
7th October 1887 Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3458/1887/141 Letter of Administration dated 23rd May 1887 signed by REED Elizabeth the lawful wife and relict of JANES Robert died intestate
Further InformationMany spellings of this name are indexed as JAMES or JONES
On his attestation papers it said he was a volunteer from the 4th South Middlesex Militia.
Gratuity on retirement from Convict establishment £38/2/6 increased to £40/12/6