|PERSONAL DETAILS||William DAVEY|
|Birth date and place||c. 1821 Uffculme, Collompton, Devon, England.|
|Baptism date and place||1 Feb 1821 “Yondercott”, Uffculme, Devon, England.|
|Civil Census Residences||Whalley, Burnley, Lancashire (1851).|
Shuttleworth Cottage, Great Warley, Romford, Essex (1861).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.|
Face: oval. Figure: proportionate. General Appearance: healthy.
|Marriage date and place||17 Nov 1850 Portsea St Marys Church, Portsea Island, Hampshire.|
|Children||Thomas Francis 1853 Ingatestone, Essex.|
Jane Elizabeth 1857 Ingatestone, Essex.
At least one other child.
|Death date and place||19 Mar 1870 Melbourne, Victoria.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||50th (The Queens Own) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1903 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||29 Jun 1841 Bristol, Gloucester.|
|Service/Campaigns||East Indies 6 years 9 months.|
Malta 1 month.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years 8 months.
|Musters||1841 Bristol [WO12-12166].|
1851 Ashton Under Lyne [WO12-6143].
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Sutlej Medal (Moodkee) clasps Ferozeshuhur, Aliwal, Sobraon.|
Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Three Good Conduct Badges.
|Casualty/Medical||When first admitted into Hospital in the Crimea had Febris C.C. [continuous fever] and also Rheumatism. After being one month in Camp Hospital he was sent to Scutari and returned to the Crimea in August 1855 where he remained until July 1856. Is now very weak and totally unfit for active duty. Disability caused by Military Service and climate.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||13 Apr 1857 Belfast.|
|Length of Service||15 years 289 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1544/131.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Engle’s Town [Ingatestone], Essex.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||1st E. London District (1857). Melbourne (July 1868).|
|Pension Amount||7d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||13 Apr 1867 Portland; 13 Jul 1867 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||1868 to Melbourne; date and vessel unknown.|