|PERSONAL DETAILS||John BURNS (John M Burns)|
|Birth date and place||c. 1828 St Pancras, Middlesex, England.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences||20 York Court, Marylebone, Middlesex (1841).
32 Frances Street, Lambeth, London (1871).
9 Williams Cottages, St John’s Wood, Marylebone, Middlesex (1881).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6¼ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marks or Scars: cut on right arm.
|Marriage date and place||1st: 3 Dec 1855 St Mary Magdalene, Woolwich, Kent.
2nd: 27 Oct 1873 Christ Church, Marylebone, Middlesex.
|Spouse||1st: Jane JOWNING.
2nd: Ann PARKINSON.
|Children of 1st Marriage||Ellen b. 1856 Woolwich, Kent.
Ann b. 1859 Fremantle, Western Australia.
John b. 1862 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Henry b. 1867, Curragh Camp, Ireland.
William b. 1869, Marylebone, Middlesex.
Mary Ann b. 1870, Marylebone, Middlesex.
|Death date and place||1888 Q4 Pancras District, Middlesex (tentative).|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Sappers & Miners).|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1413 Sapper.|
|Attestation date and place||29 Aug 1846 Woolwich, Kent.|
|Service/Campaigns||Gibraltar 6 years 3 months.
Crimea and Turkey 1 year.
Western Australia 5 years 1 month.
|Musters||WO-158 (1858) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimean War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (without gratuity).
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.
19 entries in Defaulters Book, of which three are regimental offences.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||17 Dec 1867 Cork, Ireland.|
|Length of Service||21 years 20 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1359/173.|
|Post Discharge Residence||11 Henry Place, Portland Towers, St John’s Wood, London.|
|Post Discharge Pension District|
|Pension Amount||12d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||23 Sep 1857 Plymouth; 1 Jan 1858 Fremantle.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||None.|
|Departure from WA||Lincelles Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.|