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
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
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
Discharge
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
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
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 WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1860 to South Australia
1860 to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial19th April 1869 Victoria
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information