WILSON – William Rifle Brigade Depot 1st and 2nd Battalion

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Name WILSON – William
Regiment (s) Rifle Brigade Depot 1st and 2nd Battalions
Regiment Number (s) 3738
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4 July 1849 /  17 years 1 month / Westminster Middlesex England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / Gunshot wound to left shoulder
Overseas Service/Duration Crimea – 1 year 11 months
Length of Service 2 years 284 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 9th December 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Crimea War Medal Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimean Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts 1856 – June 1859 Deptford
1859-1881 Western Australia
Pension Paid 8d per diem
1st January 1887 Increased to 1/0 per diem for service to Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth 19th October 1832 Rye Sussex England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
WILSON Francis Henry
B 1806 Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Agnes
B 1806 Not yet known
Siblings Margaret B 1835 Sussex England
William B 1837 Sussex England
Robert B 1839 Sussex England
Willott B 1841 Sussex England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
WEIR/WARE Bridget (nee Hartigan)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st Wife None known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
1st Husband of Wife WARE (alias SEVIER) Charles
B Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage 1872 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st Husband None known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Warder Fremantle Prison 20th March 1868. Transferred to Clackline,  Newcastle, York, Guildford, Chancey Springs, Mahogany Creek, Canning River, Perth until he in 1875 he requested to retire
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 30th April 1881 Western Australia

church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia

Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Wife Bridget “inherited” and lost a considerable amount of property left to her by her husband George Ware

18th December 1865 application to Purchase Town lot  N 112 @ £6 per lot: Bulwer Street between Lake & Beaufort Streets