URQUHART – William Royal Artillery 11th Battalion

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NameURQUHART – William
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 11th Battalion
Regiment Number (s)  –
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th May 1834 / 20 years / Aberdeen Aberdeen Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
6 Ft 0½ in
Fair / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNewfoundland – 9 years 4 months
Length of Service19 years 292 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 11th April 1854 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1854-1885 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/3d per diem
1873 Increased 1/8d per diem for 10 years 6 months service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1854 Plymouth England via Gibraltar
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RAMILLIES 7th August 1854
Date/Place of Birth7th February 1814 Fodderty Dingwall Ross Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
URQUHART Duncan
19th February 1790 Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
ROSE Christian
14th July 1783
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
KING Rachel
24th May 1819 Newfoundland North America
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeDuncan B c1841 Not yet known
Alexander James B 1846 Woolwich England
D 1903 Western Australia
Mary B c1847 Not yet known
M HURST Abraham 1868 Bunbury Western Australia
Catherine B c1850 Not yet known
M DELAPORTE Richard 1868 Bunbury Western Australia
Rachel B c1855 Fremantle Western Australia
M ARNOLD John 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
D 27th October 1922 Perth Western Australia
bur Wesleyan Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
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
Turkey Point near Bunbury Lot 402
10 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th December 1885 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
4th March 1887 William Street Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNot yet known
Further InformationWO97 has comment “Convicted in Police Court Fremantle 10th July 1877 of theft. One month in prison. Half pension to be suspended and other half paid to wife.