PERSONAL DETAILS Daniel DAVIES (Davis)
Birth date and place 22 Oct 1834 Hackney, London, Middlesex, England.
Baptism date and place 2 Nov 1834 St George the Martyr, Southwark (tentative).
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Hospital Orderly (1856).
Physical Description Height: 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 place 22 Apr 1852 Westminster, Middlesex. (17 years 6 months).
Service/Campaigns Landed in Crimea 14 September 1854 for 3 months.
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Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Casualty 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 Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 2 Dec 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 4 years 48 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1691/153.
Post Discharge Residence Charles Street, Bethnal Green.
Post Discharge Pension District 1st East London (1856, 1866).
Pension Amount 9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Merchantman.
Departure and Arrival 1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
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Departure from WA Left c. Apr 1866 for England (vessel unknown).