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Regiment (s)51st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1089
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th July 1837 / 20 years  / Cambridge England
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Hazel / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Diemen’s Land – 7 years
East Indies – 8 years 3 months
Length of Service19 years 176 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 20th January 1857 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Warwick England
Pension Districts1857 Cambridge
1862-1892 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/4d per diem for service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1861 Portland England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LINCELLES 28th January 1862
Date/Place of Birthc1817 Great Eversden Cambridge England
Date/Place of Baptism14th December 1817 Great Eversden Cambridge England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1846 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeHannah B 1846 Perth Western Australia
D 1846 Western Australia – recorded as Anna
Lydia B 20th December 1847 Madras India
bap 18th January 1848 Madras India
D 1862 Western Australia
William J B c1856 Not yet known
D 7th December 1894 Bunbury Western Australia
M GAME Elizabeth 30th June 1876 Perth Western Australia
bur Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Joseph B 1863 Perth Western Australia
M CAMM Catherine 1884 Perth Western Australia
John B 1865 Perth Western Australia
Elizabeth B 1870 Perth Western Australia
M BUTLER Matthew 1886 Perth Western Australia
D 7th April 1934 Glendalough Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Perth Lot 156V
0.3.35 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News Perth Monday 11th July 1892 – page 2 – Funeral Notice
Departure from Western
Suspect left Western Australia while serving as British Army between 1846 and 1847 for India to return from England on “Lincelles” as a member of the Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Date/Place of Death/Burial1892 Western Australia
12th July 1892 East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
14th July 1891 Mount Street Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWO97 doesn’t state had service in Western Australia although WO12/6203 1841 Muster states stationed in Swan River Perth.  Other dates such as marriage and birth of child confirm with this information.