KILNER – James HEIC Bengal Artillery and Royal Artillery 25th Brigade

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Obituary

NameKILNER – James
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bengal Artillery and
Royal Artillery 25th Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 4549
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
HEIC – 5th March 1845 / 21 years 8 months / London Middlesex England
Royal Artillery – 30th April 1861 / 37 years / Not yet known
Groom
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 11½ in
Sallow / Blue / Dark / Scar on forefinger of left hand
Overseas Service/DurationIndia 20 years 353 days
Length of Service22 years 199 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeHEIC – Sergeant / 12th June 1858 / Not yet known
Royal Artillery  – Sergeant / 19th September 1865 / Sheerness England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
East Grinstead Sussex England
Pension Districts1865 Brighton
1866 Deptford
1873 Greenwich
1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid2/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1823 East Grinstead Sussex England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
KILNER Edward
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
NORBURY Mary Ann nee COLE
B 1822 Stoke Staffordshire England
Date/Place of Marriage26th March 1850 Umballa Bengal India
Children by 1st WifeAdopted Caroline THOMPSON
B 1856 Calcutta India
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
COLE Thomas
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News 6th May 1874 – page 3 Death Notice
The Inquirer and Commercial News 20th May 1874 – page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial30th April 1874 Perth Military Barracks Western Australia
bur Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
6th April 1889 Perth Home Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationGranted Boon of two years service on discharge from Honourable East India Company
Per “Malabar” to England 8th March 1865 from India
1871 Census RG 10/746/23/4 16 railway Grove St. Paul Deptford, London Kent
James Kilner age 49 an Army pensioner born East Grimstead in Sussex is living with his wife Mary A Kilner also aged 49 and born Stoke Staffordshire. Also living with the couple is Caroline Thompson an orphan age 15 who was born Calcutta India, she is working as a school mistress