PERSONAL DETAILS William FALL
Birth date and place c. 1837 Aldborough, Yorkshire North Riding, England.
Baptism date and place 15 Oct 1837 Aldborough Parish Church, Yorkshire.
Civil Census Residences Aldborough, Knaresborough, Yorkshire (1841).
Spring Gardens, Aldborough, Yorkshire (1851).
Occupations pre-WA Butcher.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 10 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown. Face: oval. Build: stout.
Distinguishing Marks: Outline of form of a woman and bracelet crown anchor and G.B.F. left arm, double headed eagle ditto crucifix and thistle right arm, ship in full sail breast.
Marriage date and place Single as at 1875.
Spouse None.
Children None.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons.
Regiment No. and Rank #1265 Private.
Attestation date and place 16 Dec 1853.
Marked absent from 20 May 1855. Struck off as deserter 20 Jul 1855. [Dutton & Crider].
Service/Campaigns Crimea.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Balaklava, Inkermann [WO100-24-234 & 257]. Not on Medal Roll for Sebastopol clasp.
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial
District Courts Martial
General Courts Martial 10 Mar 1858 Shorncliffe Barracks.
Crime Desertion.
Committal Fermoy, Ireland.
Sentence 8 years penal servitude.
Prison and Register # Brighton Barracks 3 months 19 days.
Shorncliffe Barracks 3 months.
9 Jun 1858 Millbank Prison 6 months 5 days, #7300 [PCom2-41].
14 Dec 1858 Portland Prison #8663 [Pcom2-387].
3 Nov 1860 Convict ship Palmerston.
11 Feb 1861 Fremantle Prison #5854.
Newspaper Articles UK Sussex Advertiser & Surrey Gazette 3 Mar 1858,
Kentish Gazette 16 Mar 1858.
North British Mail – date unknown and repeated in a dozen other British newspapers.
List of Veronege deserters 8 Sep 1855.
Pall Mall Gazette 25 Oct 1899.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Palmerston. 
Departure and Arrival 10 Nov 1860 Portland; 11 Feb 1861 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Convict.
Labourer.
Employed three TOL men in York 1864-1873.
WA Convict # 5854.
WA Ticket of Leave 30 Sep 1861.
WA Conditional Pardon 10 Oct 1864.
WA Certificate of Freedom 23 Aug 1866.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Inquirer & Commercial News 10 Nov 1875.
South Australian Police Gazette 1 Mar 1876.
Ship
Departure from WA
Chalgrove.
8 Nov 1875 Fremantle to Lacepede Bay, South Australia.