PERSONAL DETAILSDaniel DAVIES (Davis)
Birth date and place22 Oct 1834 Hackney, London, Middlesex, England.
Baptism date and place2 Nov 1834 St George the Martyr, Southwark (tentative).
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Hospital Orderly (1856).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
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ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion.
Regiment No. and Rank#3250 Private.
Attestation date and place22 Apr 1852 Westminster, Middlesex. (17 years 6 months).
Service/CampaignsLanded in Crimea 14 September 1854 for 3 months.
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PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Wounded. Second Battle of Inkermann. 05 November 1854.
Is recommended for discharge on account of Delicacy of Chest & Weakening of Back, resulting from a wound received at Inkerman. It does not appear that his Disability has been aggravated by Intemperance. Four Months of his service has been spent in the Crimea, whence he was sent home invalided. He is returned as unfit for the service. Since his return from the East he has been employed as Hospital Orderly.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place2 Dec 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service4 years 48 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1691/153.
Post Discharge ResidenceCharles Street, Bethnal Green.
Post Discharge Pension District1st East London (1856, 1866).
Pension Amount9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipMerchantman.
Departure and Arrival1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
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Departure from WALeft c. Apr 1866 for England (vessel unknown).