|PERSONAL DETAILS||John CHAMBERS|
|Birth date and place||29 May 1822 Reasby [Revesby], Lincolnshire, England.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Spouse||Sarah Ann ?|
|Death date and place||4 Feb 1888 Mt. Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Diarrhoea and old age.
1884 Recommended for admission to Mt. Eliza Poor House [Cons 527-1884-0105].
|Burial date and place||6 Feb 1888 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Daily News 6 Feb 1888.|
|Regiment(s)||7th (Princess Royal’s) Dragoon Guards. 1 Jul 1855 transferred to
6th (Carabineers/Carabiniers) Dragoon Guards. 1 Feb 1860 transferred to
7th (Princess Royal’s) Dragoon Guards.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#623 Private (7th DG, 1839).
#1411 Private (6th DG, 1855).
#736 Private (7th DG,1860).
|Attestation date and place||#623 29 Aug 1839 Westminster, Middlesex.|
|Service/Campaigns||Cape of Good Hope 5 years 2 months.
East Indies 6 years 5 months.
Crimea & Turkey 10 months.
|Musters||1841 Nottingham & Ipswich [WO12-423].
1861 on board ship from Meerut, East Indies [WO12-382].
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||South Africa Medal 1834-1853 (Kaffir Wars).
Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal (Meerut Campaign).
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
Two Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||Imprisoned by Commanding Officer 20 Jul 1847 to 21 Jul 1847.
In confinement 5 Apr 1850 to 9 Apr 1850. Tried & Imprisoned 10 Apr 1850 to 2 Jul 1850.
In confinement 9 Mar 1853 to 13 Mar 1853. Tried & Imprisoned 14 Mar 1843 to 4 Jun 1853.
In confinement 28 Jun 1853 to 10 Jul 1853. Tried and Imprisoned 11 Jul 1853 to 1 Oct 1853.
In confinement, Tried & Sentenced to 50 lashes. 20 Jan 1856 to 23 Jan 1856.
In confinement, Tried & Sentenced to 50 lashes. 5 Feb 1856 to 9 Feb 1856.
Thirteen times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||25 Mar 1865 Canterbury.|
|Length of Service||24 years 23 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1279/154.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Snitterby, Nr. Kirton in Lindsey.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Nottingham (1865). Sheffield (1866).|
|Pension Amount||10d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Pinjarrah Mounted Volunteers 17 Sep 1868 to May 1870 (invalided).
|Land Grant/Purchase||20 Aug 1885 Application for land grant. 25 Aug 1885 Application for land grant denied.
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