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JOHNSON – William Robert 53rd Regiment

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53rd Regiment Shropshire Colours
NameJOHNSON – William Robert
Regiment (s)53rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 975
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd August 1832 / 14 years / London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / extensive scar on left arm
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar Malta and Ionian Islands – 7 years 4 months
East Indies – 8 years 7 months
Length of Service20 years 75 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th November 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1856 2nd Manchester
1858-1860 Western Australia
1860-1864 South Australia
1865-1869 New South Wales
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th March 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD RAGLAN 1st June 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1818 Limerick Limerick 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
Possibly UNKNOWN Margaret
B 1833
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot 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
Occupation after
Assistant Warder from 30th January 1859 until he resigned 9 June 1860. Warders & Gaolers – Barker
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1860 to South Australia
1860 to Victoria per SS Omeo
Date/Place of Death/Burial19th April 1869 Sydney New South Wales – BMD aged 50
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information