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Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade 1870s

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

NameSTANMER / STAMMERS Robert
Regiment (s)Artillery Coastal Brigade
Regiment Number (s)1511
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th September 1848/20 years 7 months/ Steyning Sussex
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5’10”
Dark/Hazel/Dark Brown
Overseas Service/DurationCorfu 6 years 5 months
Crimea 11months
Malta 2 years 7 months
Length of Service21 years 28 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner/15th March 1870/ Shoreham
Campaign MedalsCrimea with clasp Sebastopol
Turkish Crimean
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Charlton Street Steyning Sussex
Pension Districts1870 Brighton
1873 Greenwich
1874-1877 WA
1877 South Australia
Pension Paid1/1 per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birth1827 Steyning Sussex
Date/Place of BaptismBp 19 Mar 1827 Steyning Sussex england
Father
Date/Place of Birth
STAMMER (SIC) John
B 1802 Sussex
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Jane
B 1806 Sussex
SiblingsJane B 1831; Sarah B 1833; Thomas B 1835; Mary B 1837; Caroline B 1840 all born Sussex
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
AUKETT/ANKETT/HOCKETT Emily Sarah nee WELSH
1836 Steyning Sussex
Date/Place of Marriage31st December 1864 Steyning Sussex
Children by 1st WifeGeorge Edward born Perth 1875 Father Robert Stammer Mother Emily Hockett (sic)
M ATKINSON May Veronica 31st July 1920 St George’s Church Goodwood Adelaide SA
D 4 January 1948 Ashford Springbank Adelaide SA
Bur West terrace Cemetery Adelaide
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
WELSH George
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Wife’s 1st HusbandAUKETT/ANKETT/HOCKETT  Unknown
Wife’s 3rd HusbandFRANKS Thomas  17th August 1885.
Emily Sarah Stammer (sic) widow age 49 married FRANKS Thomas age 70 at  his residence Woodbury Stirling West Adelaide SA.
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 25th April 1877 page 1 Passenger list Amur
The Express and Telegraph (Adelaide) Saturday 14th June 1890 page 2 Funeral notice Emily Franks
Departure from Western
Australia
22nd April 1877 left WA for South Australia per Amur
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th November 1883 Goolwa Encounter Bay South Australia
Bur 1883 Currency Creek Cemetery Hindmarch SA
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
13th June 1890 Crafters Adelaide SA
Bur Stirling East Cemetery Adelaide SA
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Robert Stanmer Gunner and Driver RA 1st Battn 5th Company location Corfu Ionian Islands
1861 Robert Stammer (sic) 1511 Gunner Coastal Brigade location Woolwich, Manchester, Folkestone, Portsmouth, Devonport, Leith Fort, Tower of London, Pidgeon House Fort (Dublin) Spike Island
Discharge claimed after completion of 2nd period of limited engagement
1841 Census HO 107/1098/4/40 The 14 year old Robert Stammer (sic) is living with his parents and siblings (5) at Beaches Row Steyning Sussex. His father is an agricultural labourer.
1871 Census RG 10/1094/27/6 Robert Stammer (sic) is living at Solders Return Steyning with his wife Emily S. There are no children in the return but visitor George WELSH in the 1871 census.