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1st Regiment
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameMUNDAY – William
Regiment (s)1st Regiment 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1238
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th January 1838 / 21 years 7 months / London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Brown / Dark brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada, Nova Scotia and West Indies – 8 years 3 months
Cephalonia and Crimea – 3 years 4 months
Malta and Gibraltar – 2 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 305 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th November 1859 / not stated
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Hull England
Pension Districts1860 Hull (transferred to Tilbury Fort)
1861-1878 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
5th February 1878 Increased to 1/ 2½d per diem  for 5  years service in the Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
10th November 1860 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PALMERSTON 11th February  1861
Date/Place of Birth1816 Marylebone London Middlesex England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
MUNDAY Richard (a Farrier)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HAYES Mary Ellen
1829 (deduced) Fermoy Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage17th July 1852 Shandon Cork Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJames Henry B 4th May 1853 Argosta Cephalonia Ionian Islands
M GARDINER Elizabeth 28th December 1892  St. Matthews Guildford Western Australia
D 21st December 1921 Guildford Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Guildford Cemetery Western Australia
William George B 1855 Cephalonia Ionian Islands
bap 4th February 1855 Cephalonia Ionian Islands
M HANCOCK Rosina Marie 26th May 1892 Fremantle Western Australia
D 14th July 1940 Kalgoorlie Western Australia
Frederick B 19th December 1857 Gibraltar
M WATERWORTH Eliza Ann unknown location
D 1931 unknown location
Mary Ann B 7th February 1862 Fremantle Western Australia
M FENNER William Ernest 29th December 1886 Western Australia
D 22nd October 1939 Northampton Western Australia
Catherine B 1866 possibly Mundijong Western Australia
M ACTON Thomas 1890 Western Australia
D 24th September 1948 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Jane B 1867  York Western Australia
D May 1868 Western Australia
bur 21st May 1868 Western Australia
Edward B 1870 Middle Swan Western Australia
D 12th October 1923 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
HAYES James (a Farrier)
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
William Munday was employed by the Convict Establishment from 5th November 1862 until 8th November 1878. He was employed at Fremantle, York, Guildford, Upper Swan, Butler’s Swamp, North Fremantle and all points between. (Barker pages 156/7)
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Wednesday 17th August 1898 – page 4
West Australian Thursday 18th August 1898 – page 4
West Australian Saturday 3rd May 1913 – page 1
Western Mail Thursday 18th October 1923 – page 38
Sunday Times Sunday 22nd June 1924 – page 5
West Australian Friday 2nd September 1898 – page 2
West Australian Friday 27th October 1939 – page 11
Kalgoorlie Miner Monday 15th July 1940 – page 2
Kalgoorlie Miner 14th July 1940 – page 2
West Australian Monday 27th September 1948 – page 1
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th June 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial/Wife17th August 1898 Fremantle Western Australia
Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA 3403/1878/554 William Munday
He bequeathed his entire estate for the benefit of his wife providing she did not remarry and then it would be divided between the children of the marriage.
3403/1898/097 Mary Munday
Mary Munday bequeathed to her children James Henry Munday, Mary Ann Fenner and Catherine Acton a third (approx.) share of Fremantle Town Location 467 situated between High and Ellen Streets Fremantle. She furthermore bequeathed £300 to each of her sons William and Edward. To her son Frederick his wife and family she left £300 to be paid for the maintenance, education, support or benefit at the absolute and uncontrolled discretion of the Trustees. The total value of the estate was £1910/11/0 of which £900 was the value of the land and £1010/11/0 was cash.
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 William Munday, 2nd Bn 1st Foot, 1238, Location London, Canada WO12/1875
1851 William Munday, 2nd Bn 1st Foot, 1238, Location Fermoy, Ireland WO12/1984
In 1862 William Munday nominated his brothers-in-law Gerald John, 22, & Maurice, 19, (surname undecipherable possibly Hayes) to be Government Immigrants.
They were residing at Kilkee, Co Clare and Fermoy.