PERSONAL DETAILSWilliam ALLEN
Birth date and place1835 Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland.
Baptism date and place2 Dec 1835 St Mary’s RC Church, South Tipperary, Ireland.
Diocese of Waterford and Lismore.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
None.
Occupations pre-WAServant.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place2 Oct 1864 Perth, Western Australia.
SpouseElizabeth CUNNINGHAM.
Children
Death date and place10 Oct 1885 North Adelaide, South Australia.
Burial date and place12 Oct 1885 Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
Will and Probate
Death, Funeral  Notices and ObituariesExpress & Telegraph 12 Oct 1885.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)13th (Prince Albert’s Light Infantry) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#3342 Private.
Attestation date and place28 Nov 1854 Clonmel, Tipperary.
Service/CampaignsMalta 4 months.
Crimea 3 months.
Gibraltar 3 months.
Cape of Good Hope 1 year.
East Indies 2 years 3 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesNo Crimea War Medal or Turkish Crimea Medal recorded (only three months service?).
Indian Mutiny Medal.
Casualty/MedicalContraction of and loss of power in the left arm, the result of a gunshot wound received in October 1858 in action with the ensuing disability. Not aggravated by vice or misconduct or intemperance.
Wounded at Jugdespore on 26 Oct 1858, Indian Mutiny  [WO100-36].
Regimental Courts MartialOnce tried by Regimental? Court Martial (no details).
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place10 Jul 1860 Chatham.
Length of Service5 years 196 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1428/3.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictClonmel (1860). Western Australia (1862). South Australia (1865-1879).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNorwood.
Departure and Arrival16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsGreenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 9 Oct 1864.
Departure from WASea Ripple  Dep. 9 Oct 1864 Fremantle. Arr. 23 Oct 1864 Adelaide, SA (with wife).