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SAVILE / SAVILLE – William 95th Regiment

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95th Regiment Derbyshire Uniform
NameSAVILE / SAVILLE – William
Regiment (s)95th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 49
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th December 1823 / 18 years / London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5½ in
Fresh  Hazel  Brown  None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta and Ionian Islands – 10 years 9 months
Ceylon – 5 years 11 months
Length of Service21 years 248 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th August 1845 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Fulham Middlesex England
Pension Districts1845 2nd West London
1852 Western Australia
1856 Tasmania
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England (Date not known)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of Birthc1805 Roxton Tempsford Bedfordshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
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 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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Night Warder Convict Establishment 16 October 1852 Resigned 6 November 1854
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
between 1852 and 1856 to Tasmania
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th December 1856 Tasmania
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army worldwide Index 1841
William Saville 49 Private 95th Foot location Colombo Ceylon
Discharge due to ophthalmic – nearly blind
Left Colony without permission

When William Saville was accidentally drowned there was a Coroner’s Inquest which said ‘The said William Saville on the day of December in the years aforesaid at Perth in the County aforesaid in the Island aforesaid whilst being in a very leaky boat on the South Esk River it so happened that the said boat from its leaky state filled with water and sank and that accidentally casually and by misfortune the said William Saville himself being at the time under the influence of liquor was immersed and suffocated and drowned in the waters of the said river and the jurors upon their oath aforesaid do say that the said William Saville accidentally casually and by misfortune came to his death and not otherwise.’
Reference: Libraries Online Collection Resource SC 195/1/39 Inquest 3899