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WARNER – William 6th Regiment 1st Battalion

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6th Regiment
Served in the band of the Metro Rifle Volunteers – pictured volunteers 1872
NameWARNER – William
Regiment (s)6th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1464
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th October 1839 / 23 years 2 months / Coventry Warwickshire England
Ribbon Weaver
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¼ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 11 years 1 month
East Indies – 3 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 125 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 7th May 1861 / Colchester Essex England
Campaign MedalsSouth Africa Medal (Kaffir War of 1846)
Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Coventry Warwickshire
Pension Districts1861 Coventry
1863 Tilbury
1863-1880 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birth1816 Coventry Warwickshire England
Date/Place of Baptismbap 5th August 1816 Coventry England
Date/Place of Birth
1795 unknown location
Date/Place of Birth
MAZEY Priscilla
1790 St Michael’s Coventry Warwickshire England
7th September 1812 St Michael’s Coventry England
D 1837 Coventry Warwickshire England
SiblingsEliza B 1813 Coventry Warwickshire England
Maria B 1815 Coventry Warwickshire England
Daniel B 1818 D 1888 Coventry Warwickshire England
Harriett B 1820 Coventry Warwickshire England
Thomas B 1822 Coventry Warwickshire England
John B 1824 Coventry Warwickshire England
Priscilla B 1826 Coventry Warwickshire England
George B 1831 Coventry Warwickshire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
HIGMAN Parmelia / Pemelia nee HARDMAN
B 1802 Calstock Cornwall England
Date/Place of Marriage29th August 1868 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNone 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
Musician Bandsman
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth) Wednesday 28th July 1880 – page 2
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd July 1880 Colonial Hospital Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1872 Perth Western Australia
18th November 1872 Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Will Warner 1464 Private 6th location King William’s Town and East London South Africa
1861 William Warner 1464 Private 6th Foot location Colchester
1861 Census RG 09/480/134/2 William Warner was an inmate at the Military Invalding Barracks St Mary’s Gillingham Kent he was a single man aged 45 born Coventry Warwickshire England
William’s wife Primella arrived in Western Australia on the Palestrina in 1867 after being nominated by her brother William Hardman. In the 1861 Census Pamella Higman aged 59 a seamstress was living at Gunnislake Calstock Cornwall with her daughter Mary A Higman at the time she was still married.
William Warner was arrested for drunkenness in 1879 imprisoned for 20 days and had his pension suspended for the period.
Served for many years in the Metropolitan Rifle Volunteers Band in Perth Western Australia