PERSONAL DETAILS Henry CHAMBERS
Birth date and place 23 Sep 1825 Lifford, Cloneigh, Donegal, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences 25 Henry Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England  (1861).
Occupations pre-WA Carpenter. Police Constable (1861).
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 11 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place 15 Dec 1847, Confeacle, Tyrone, Ireland.
Spouse Sarah Ann(e) DICKSON d. 1888.
Children
Death date and place 15 Apr 1880 Fremantle.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate Letters of Administration. Probate: 16 Aug 1881, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons.3458-1881-343].
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 14th Buckingham (Prince of Wales Own) Regiment.  Transferred 31 Jul 1854 to
68th (Durham) Light Infantry Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #3428 Private.
Attestation date and place 23 Sep 1842 Londonderry.
Service/Campaigns Malta 3 years 1 month.
Crimea 10 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Affected by varicose veins in both legs contracted during the winter of 1854-55 while doing duty in the trenches in the Crimea. In consequence of this disability he is considered unfit for service not being able to march or endure fatigue. Conduct in hospital good.  Occupation before enlisting, carpenter. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Civil Court Tried by the Civil Power at Plymouth for assaulting and beating a Police Constable on 21st September 1854.
Imprisoned by Civil Power from 21 Sep 1845 to 21 Oct 1845. Forfeited service and pay. Released 22 Oct 1845.
Reference: West of England Conservative 24 Sep 1854.
Discharge date and place 10 Nov 1856 Fermoy, Ireland.
Length of Service 13 years 18 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1594/106.
Post Discharge Residence Moy, Tyrone, Ireland.
Post Discharge Pension District 2nd Liverpool.
Pension Amount 7d. per diem. Increased to 1/- per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Corona
Departure and Arrival 16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase 14 Aug 1868 Fremantle Town Lot 630 for £6. (Purchase).
17 Mar 1877 Cockburn Loc. E219, Lot P175, 44 acres @10/- per acre. (Purchase).
Letters relating to these transactions available Cons. 5000, State Records Office, Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Western Australian Times 11 May 1875.  Almost certainly another man of the same name.
Departure from WA Not applicable.