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- Dutton, Joseph
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Joseph DUTTON|
|Birth date and place||1825 Farndon, Chester, Cheshire, England.|
|Baptism date and place||17 Apr 1825 St Chad’s Parish Church, Farndon, Chester, Cheshire, England.|
|Civil Census Residences|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 11½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place||5 Oct 1868 St Patrick’s RC Church, Fremantle, Western Australia.|
|Spouse||Mary SULLIVAN (widow formerly Hopper).|
|Children||Charles Joseph b. 1870 (d.1870), Fremantle, Western Australia.|
Joseph b. 1871, Fremantle, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||25 May 1878 near Rottnest Island, Western Australia.|
Cause of Death: Accidental drowning. Fell overboard from Annie Agnes in a gale.
|Burial date and place||At Sea, near Rottnest Island, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Western Australian Times 28 May 1878.|
Inquirer & Commercial News 29 May 1878.
Western Australian Times 7 Jun 1878.
|Regiment(s)||Royal Artillery, 6th Battalion. 1 Jul 1844 transferred to 3rd Battalion.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#63 & #17457 Gunner & Driver.|
|Attestation date and place||6 Sep 1843 Chester, Cheshire.|
|Service/Campaigns||St Helena 8 years 3 months.|
Expedition to Turkey [Crimea] 10 months.
Malta 3 years 2 months.
|Musters||Q2 1861 Woolwich, Shoeburyness, Plymouth [WI19-2466].|
|Promotions & Reductions||Gunner & Driver to Bombardier & Corporal 26 Jul 1849.|
Bombardier & Corporal to Gunner & Driver 9 Mar 1852.
Gunner & Driver to Bombardier & Corporal 1 Apr 1855.
Bombardier & Corporal to Gunner & Driver 27 Oct 1856.
Gunner & Driver to Bombardier 1 Apr 1858.
Bombardier to Gunner 29 Mar 1859.
Gunner to Bombardier 9 May 1861.
Bombardier to Corporal 16 Jun 1863.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
Three Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||Imprisoned 5 Nov 1846 to 26 Nov 1846. Offence unknown.|
Imprisoned awaiting trial 6 Mar 1852 to 8 Mar 1852. Offence unknown.
Imprisoned 16 Oct 1856 to 6 Dec 1856. Offence unknown.
16 times entered in Regimental Defaulters Book.
|District Courts Martial||16 Oct 1875 Convicted by District Court Martial at Perth, Western Australia.|
Drunk and insubordinate. Sent to prison for 84 days.
Half pension suspended and half paid to child.
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||27 Dec 1864 Woolwich.|
|Length of Service||21 years 33 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1319/161.|
|Post Discharge Residence||20 Red Lion Street, Woolwich.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Liverpool.|
|Pension Amount||1/3½d. per diem. Suspended October 1875, Perth, Western Australia.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Western Australian Times 28 May 1878.|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|