PERSONAL DETAILS Alfred GIBBS
Birth date and place c.1827 Wellow, Bath, Somerset, England.
Baptism date and place 24 Feb 1828 St Julian Church, Wellow, Somerset, England.
Civil Census Residences Wellow, Bath Somerset (1841).
Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent, England (1851).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 9¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place Single.
Spouse None.
Children None.
Death date and place 25 Jun 1887 Echuca Hospital, Victoria, Australia.
Cause of Death: Bronchitis and apoplexy.
Burial date and place 26 Jun 1887 Echuca Hospital Cemetery, Victoria,
Presbyterian Section FR12-G12 (as Alfred George Gibbs).
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries Riverine Herald 27 Jun 1887.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) Royal Horse Artillery.
Regiment No. and Rank #1133 Gunner & Driver.
Attestation date and place 24 Aug 1848 Bath, Somerset.
Service/Campaigns With the Expedition to the East (Crimea?) 6 months.
Bombay, India 3 years 6 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges No record of Crimean War medals – to be investigated further.
Indian Mutiny Medal.
Two Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical In July 1858 when stationed at Poona at a Field day on making an effort of strength he became ruptured on the right side.
In June 1860 at ? in marching order with his Battery and jumping off a wagon he felt a sudden severe pain of the left groin, which was also from a rupture. Not aggravated by vice or intemperance. Disability caused by accidents on duty.
Unfit for service and likely to be permanently disqualified for military duty.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
Once entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book and punished summarily.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 16 Jul 1861 Woolwich.
Length of Service 12 years 326 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1323/268.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District Bath (1861). Woolwich (1865). Adelaide (1869). Melbourne (1870).
Pension Amount 8d. per diem for three years.
8d. per diem for a further year (1864).
8d. per diem made permanent (Sep 1865).
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Belgravia. 
Departure and Arrival 07 Apr 1866 Portland; 04 Jul 1866 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette 29 Jan 1869.
Ship
Departure from WA
Eliza Blanche
23 Jan 1869 Fremantle to Adelaide.