WILLIAMS – Richard HEIC 1st Bombay Fusiliers

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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/DurationHEIC
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
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
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 InformationEmbarked England 4th January 1841 per “Lady East” for India.
Embarked India 5th October 1860 per “Cossipore” for England.