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
Occupations pre-WA Servant.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place 2 Oct 1864 Perth, Western Australia.
Spouse Elizabeth CUNNINGHAM.
Children
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.
ARMED FORCES
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.
Musters
Promotions None.
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.
Pension Amount 8d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Norwood.
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).