KERR – William Archibald 26th and 7th Regiment

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Name KERR – William Archibald
Regiment (s) 26th and 7th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3176
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th April 1850 / 15 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 3
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / Gunshot wound right shoulder
Overseas Service/Duration Crimea (no time given)
Length of Service 1 year 358 days (after age of 18 years)
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge 3rd July 1855 Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Crimea War Medal with Alma clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Manchester England
Pension Districts 1855 Manchester
1855 Liverpool
1857 Leeds
1859 Western Australia
1862 South Australia
1863 Victoria
Pension Paid 9d per diem
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 Birth B 1835
Date/Place of Baptism 14th January 1836 St. Mary’s Chatham Kent England
Date/Place of Birth
KERR William Cockrane (sic)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
1834 Gibraltar
Siblings James B 1838 Kent England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
MYERS Catherine Mary
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage 6th August 1855 St Mary St Denys and St George Manchester Lancashire, England
Children by 1st Wife Margaret Ann B 1860 Perth Western Australia (Western Australian birth mother Catherine Marr)
D 30th November 1861 Adelaide South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
MYERS Thomas
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Warder in Western Australia
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Details of departure are not clear but pension paid in South Australia from early 1862. Transferred to Victoria in 1863
Date/Place of Death/Burial 21st August 1863 Victoria Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information