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PERSONAL DETAILSCharles WILSON
Birth date and placec.1815-1818.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WAWeaver.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5’8″. Hair: grey. Eyes: grey. Face: oval. Complexion: dark. Build: middling stout. Distinguishing marks: cut across bridge of nose.
Marriage date and placeMarried (date and place unknown).
SpouseEliza.
ChildrenOne (name and date/place of birth unknown).
Death date and place 03 May 1886, Invalid Depot, Mt Eliza, Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place 04 May 1886, East Perth Cemetery (C of E Reg.13876).
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries Inquirer and Commercial News 05 May 1886.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 11th (Prince Albert’s Own) Hussars.
Regiment No. and Rank #1802 Private.
Attestation date and place 14 December 1854 London.
Service/Campaigns Crimea.
Musters
Promotions 01 June 1855 Private to Corporal.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimean War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
No Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical
Regimental Courts Martial
District Courts Martial
General Courts Martial 26/27 December 1855, Sevastopol.
Discharge date and place 07 April 1856, Sevastopol.
Length of Service 1 year, 135 days to count; remainder forfeited.
Chelsea Pension Reference None.
Post Discharge Residence HQ Scutari (14 days). On board ship (2 months 15 days).
Post Discharge Pension District Not applicable.
Pension Amount Not applicable.
CONVICTIONS (convicts only)
Civil Court
Crime10 December 1856 Murder
Trial 26 December 1856 Camp before Sevastopol.
Sentence 14 years transportation
Prison and Register #Millbank, 22 April 1856, #2520 (11 months 5 days).
WA Convict #4523.
WA Ticket of Leave26 March 1859.
WA Certificate of FreedomNone.
WA Conditional Pardon July 1861.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Nile.
Departure and Arrival23 Sep 1857 Plymouth; 01 Jan 1858 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationConvict.
Groom, Perth.
Land Grant/Purchase
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.