|PERSONAL DETAILS||William ALLEN|
|Birth date and place||1835 Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place||2 Dec 1835 St Mary’s RC Church, South Tipperary, Ireland.
Diocese of Waterford and Lismore.
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||2 Oct 1864 Perth, Western Australia.|
|Death date and place||10 Oct 1885 North Adelaide, South Australia.|
|Burial date and place||12 Oct 1885 Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.|
|Will and Probate|
|Death, Funeral Notices and Obituaries||Express & Telegraph 12 Oct 1885.|
|Regiment(s)||13th (Prince Albert’s Light Infantry) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#3342 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||28 Nov 1854 Clonmel, Tipperary.|
|Service/Campaigns||Malta 4 months.
Crimea 3 months.
Gibraltar 3 months.
Cape of Good Hope 1 year.
East Indies 2 years 3 months.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||No Crimea War Medal or Turkish Crimea Medal recorded (only three months service?).
Indian Mutiny Medal.
|Casualty/Medical||Contraction 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 Martial||Once tried by Regimental? Court Martial (no details).|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||10 Jul 1860 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||5 years 196 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1428/3.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Clonmel (1860). Western Australia (1862). South Australia (1865-1879).|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Subscriptions||Greenough Fire Fund 1864.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 12 Oct 1864.|
|Departure from WA||Sea Ripple Dep. 9 Oct 1864 Fremantle. Arr. 23 Oct 1864 Adelaide, SA (with wife).|