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The websites and publications below have been used as sources for the information on this website. They are excellent resources for discovering more about the Crimean War and its veterans who came to Western Australia.


The Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia, Rica Erickson

Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society

The Brand on His Coat, Rica Erickson

British Battles and Medals, Major L L Gordon

Convict Records in Western Australia: Research Guide, Friends of the Battye

Convicts in Western Australia 1850-1887, Rica Erickson & Gillian O’Mara

The Crimean War at Sea: The Naval Campaigns Against Russia 1854-56, Peter Duckers

Grandfather was a Policeman, the Western Australia Police Force 1829-1889, Mollie Bentley

A Guide to the Regiments and Corps of the British Army, J M Brereton

Lags, A history of the Western Australian convict phenomenon, W J (Bill) Edgar

Legal Executions in Western Australia, Brian Purdue.

Medal Yearbook 2014, John W Mussell and ‘Medal News’

Medals, The Researcher’s Guide, William Spencer

Midwest of Western Australia, Pre-1901 Pioneer Family Register, Geraldton Family History Society

My Ancestor was in the British Army, Michael J & Christopher T Watts

The Records and Badges of Every Regiment and Corps in the British Army, Henry Manners Chichester and George Burges-Short

A Superior Body of Men, M S James, Author House (A Google Book).

The Veterans, a History of the Enrolled Pensioner Force in Western Australia, 1850-1880, F H Broomhall

Vigilans, unpublished manuscript by Grant, James Ritchie

Voices from the Tomb, Liam Barry

Warders and Gaolers: A Dictionary of Western Australian Prison Officers 1829-1879, David J. Barker


Australian Joint Copying Project

Nominal Descriptive Rolls of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Waikato Regiments 1863-1867, Jeni Palmer.

Passenger Arrivals in WA 1839-1890, West Australian Genealogical Society

Royal Hospital Chelsea: Soldiers Service Documents, National Archives, Kew

Surgeon Superintendents’ Journals of Convict Ships, National Archives, Kew

WA Police Records of Service, State Records Office of WA.