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- Gilbertson, William
|PERSONAL DETAILS||William GILBERTSON|
Name variations: Gilberson, Gilberton, Gibberson
|Birth date and Place||7 Nov 1836, Creagh, Skibbereen, Cork, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and Place|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6½ ins. Complexion sallow. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and Place||10 Feb 1857 Castlehaven, Cork, Ireland.|
|Spouse||Jane BAKER. Died 15 Oct 1919, Claremont, Western Australia.|
|Children||John (Jack) c. 1859.|
William Henry 1861 Woolwich, Kent.
Mary Jane 1864 Woolwich, Kent.
Sarah Ann 1867 Perth.
Stephen Walter 1871 Perth.
|Death date and Place||21 Dec 1916, Public Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.|
Cause of Death: Intra capsular, fracture of neck of femur. Senility. Heart failure.
|Burial date and Place||Dec 1916, Karrakatta Cemetery, RC EC 0340, Western Australia.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices & Obituaries||West Australian 27 Dec 1916.|
|Regiment||62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#3633 Private.|
|Attestation date and Place||7 Jun 1854 Belfast, Antrim, Ireland.|
|Service/Campaigns||Malta and Crimea 1 year, 2 months.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges:||Crimean War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Before Sebastopol: Partial stiffness of right shoulder and elbow joints, partial loss of power of arms, weakness of the hand, resulting from grape shot wound of upper and outer part of arm near head of the humerus which it splintered.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and Place||19 Feb 1856 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||1 year 105 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1579/154.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Woolwich.|
|Pension Amount||9d. per diem.|
Increased to 1/3d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
Increased to 18d. 14 Oct 1909 for service EG (Enrolled Guard).
|ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||07 Apr 1866 Portland; 04 Jul 1866 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
Orderly, Invalid Depot, Mt. Eliza.
|Land Grant/Purchase||3 Apr 1855 Cockburn Sound Loc. 233. 20 acres at Willagee Swamp (grant).|
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