WILLIAMS – Richard HEIC 1st Bombay Fusiliers

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

Indian Mutiny Medal

Name WILLIAMS – Richard
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 1st Bombay Fusiliers
Regiment Number (s) Discharge Number – 333
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st October 1840 / 20 years / London England
Light Porter
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration4th January 1841 Embarked England per “Lady East” for India.
5th October 1860 Embarked India per “Cossipore” for England
Length of Service19 years 7 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th October 1860 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsIndia Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Bethnal Green Middlesex England
Pension Districts1860 2nd East London
1862 Bermuda (in transit)
1863-1900 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Bethnal Green Middlesex England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
None
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
Freshwater Bay Lot 1066
10 acres 30 perches Title Application 24 March 1885, Title deed 6/89 [Corner Servitus & Mitford Streets.]
Occupation after
Arrival
SROWA Cons 36 CSR files ACC 129 File 414 Rottnest Island
appointed guard Rottnest Island 1883.
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th July 1900 Mt. Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to time expired.
The Surgeon Superintendent of the Merchantman rated Richard Williams conduct during the voyage as Very Good.