KERR – William Archibald 26th and 7th Regiment

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NameKERR – 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
Porter
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 3
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / Gunshot wound right shoulder
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea (no time given)
Length of Service2 years 85 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge3rd July 1855 Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Manchester England
Pension Districts1855 Manchester
1855 Liverpool
1857 Leeds
1859 Western Australia
1862 South Australia
1863 Victoria
Pension Paid9d 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 BirthB 1835
Date/Place of Baptism14th January 1836 St. Mary’s Chatham Kent England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
KERR William Cockrane (sic)
1807 St Georges Bloomsbury London England
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
MOONEY Mary Ann
Not yet known
1834 Gibraltar
SiblingsJames B 1838 Kent England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
MYERS Catherine Mary
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage6th August 1855 St Mary St Denys and St George Manchester Lancashire, England
Children by 1st WifeMargaret 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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Warder in Western Australia
Newspaper ArticlesTaranaki Daily New Volume L1 Issue 218 8th September 1908 (Memorial Service for Te Ngutu o te Manu deaths)
Departure from Western
Australia
Details of departure are not clear but pension paid in South Australia from early 1862. Transferred to Victoria in 1863
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st August 1868 killed Te Ngutu-o-te-Manu New Zealand
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information