MILLER / MILLAR – William Henry Royal Artillery 5th 3rd and 8th Battalion 11th and 14th Brigade

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Royal Artillery Badge

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

 

Lived Geraldton – Marine Terrace

William’s Will 1892 – also mentions son William of Geraldton

Catherine Miller (Brindley-Cunniffe)

NameMILLER / MILLAR – William Henry
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 5th 3rd and 8th Battalion 11th and 14th Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 512
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th March 1843 / 21 years 3 months / Devonport Devon England
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationSt Helens – 8 years 3 months
Expedition to Turkey (Crimea) – 10 months
East Indies – 6 years 5 months
Length of Service21 years 182 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 12th September 1865 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsCrimea Turkish Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Penryn Cornwall England
Pension DistrictsFalmouth
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth19th November 1821 Falmouth Cornwall England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
John
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Unknown Hannah
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BRINDLEY nee CUNNIFF Catherine (Kate)
1832 Ireland (unconfirmed source cites “Bannasloe – Ireland”)
Date/Place of Marriage11th January 1869 Geraldton Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeWilliam B 30th October 1869 Geraldton Western Australia
M MERCY Susannah 1897 Northampton Western Australia
D 23 February 1950 Geraldton Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
CUNNIFF Matthew  (constable)
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
GREEN Catherine
Not yet known
1st Husband of Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BRINDLEY Henry – 2nd Regiment
arrived “YORK” 1862
B c1818 Sutton Macclesfield Chester England
Date/Place of Marriage11th June 1848 St. Mary’s Athlone Westmeath Ireland
Children by 1st Husband
Sussanah bap 13th February 1851 St Peter and Paul Clonmel Tipperary Ireland
M WELLINGTON John Arthur 1874 Bowes Western Australia
D 14th April 1927 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Joseph Henry B 1867 Geraldton Western Australia
D 20th April 1928 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
Title Application 17th January 1883 Victoria Lot 18 20 acres at Bootenal
2nd February 1883 Deed of Grant issued
29th December 1881 purchased Victoria Location 19 of 20 acres 10/- per acre
Victoria Lot 9 20 acres Widow granted
Occupation after
Arrival
Shoemaker
Farmer
Newspaper ArticlesVictorian Express Friday 28th October 1892 page 2 Death
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial25th October 1892 Geraldton Western Australia
Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
11th May 1905 Geraldton Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Urch Street Cemetery now Apex Park Geraldton Western Australia
Will or ProbateWill available from Western Australian State Records Office [SRO Cons.303-1892-114]
Further Information1851 Muster & Pay List or Census St Helena [WO 10/2076]
Discharge: Chronic rheumatism and worn out
29th December 1881 purchased Victoria Location 19 of 20 acres 10/- per acre