Looking for more information?
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.
Ancestry Website (subscription website)
Findmypast Website (subscription website)
London Times Digital Archive Website
The Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia, Rica Erickson
Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society
British Battles and Medals, Major L L Gordon
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
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Vigilans, unpublished manuscript by Grant, James Ritchie
Warders and Gaolers: A Dictionary of Western Australian Prison Officers 1829-1879, David J. Barker
Australian Joint Copying Project
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.
© Diane Oldman 2015