MORTIMER – Arthur Royal Artillery 2nd Battalion 4th Company

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Royal Artillery Badge

Overseer Convict Establishment – The entrance of Fremantle Prison

NameMORTIMER – Arthur
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 2nd Battalion 4th Company
Regiment Number (s)  –
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19 May 1823 / 17 years / Aberdeen
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Fair / Blue / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 6 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 16 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver / 8th July 1845 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1845 Aberdeen
1850 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22 July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1806 St Nicholas Aberdeen Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Overseer Convict Establishment 1851
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA – Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named.
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Arthur Mortimer Gunner and Driver 2nd Bn Royal Artillery located Island Bridge Great Britain
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism.
On the WO23 for 1852 it said he returned home but there is no trace of him on the census from that time.