PERSONAL DETAILSRobert ARNOTT
Birth date and placec. 1825 Jarrow, Gateshead, Durham, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WAPitman.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7¼ ins. Complexion: pale. Eyes: grey. Hair: light.
Marriage date and place9 Jul 1859 All Saints Church, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland.
SpouseMary Ann ATKINSON (widow of ? Gardener).
Children
Death date and place6 Mar 1874, Adelaide, South Australia.
Burial date and place7 Mar 1874 West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)50th (The Queen’s Own) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#2128 Private.
Attestation date and place4 May 1843 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland.
Service/CampaignsEast Indies 4 years 168 days.
Crimea.
Musters1851 Ashton Under Lyne [WO12-6143].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesSutlej Medal (Moodkee) clasp Ferozeshuhur.
Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalDisabled by wound of right side of forehead from musket ball at Inkermann. Suffers greatly from headaches and giddiness especially when exposed to the rays of the sun. Was also wounded on back of head at battle of Ferozeshuhur in India. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial7 Jan 1848 at Calcutta. Drunk on Parade and escaping from confinement.
Sentenced 28 days imprisonment. Imprisoned before and after trial 6 Jan 1848 to 26 Jan 1848.
District Courts Martial11 Feb 1850 at Dover. Breaking out of Barracks after Tattoo at Hythe and brought back next day drunk.
Sentenced 84 days hard labour. Imprisoned 5 Feb 1850 to 5 May 1850.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place28 Aug 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service12 years 5 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1544/6.
Post Discharge ResidenceNewcastle on Tyne [sic].
Post Discharge Pension DistrictNewcastle-upon-Tyne (1855).
Western Australia (1864). South Australia (1865 to Mar 1874).
Pension Amount1/-. per diem.
Patriotic Fund. 
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipClara.
Departure and Arrival30 Jan 1864 Portland; 13 Apr 1864 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 3 Mar 1865.
Departure from WAAnn Sanderson dep. 2 Mar 1865 Fremantle; arr. 27 Mar 1865 Adelaide.