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

Lived Geraldton – Marine Terrace

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
Description – Height
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
Intended Residence at
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
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Unknown Hannah
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BRINDLEY Catherine nee McKIFF
B 1832 Banslo (tentative) Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage11th January 1869 Geraldton Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeWilliam B 30th October 1869 Geraldton Western Australia
D Not yet known (indistinguishable)
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
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 MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st Husband
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
Victoria Lot 18
20 acres at Bootenal
Victoria Lot 9
20 acres Widow granted
Occupation after
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
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
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 Information29th December 1881 purchased Victoria Location 19 of 20 acres 10/- per acre