PERSONAL DETAILSWilliam GOLDING
Birth date and placec. 1821 Horton, Dartford, Kent, England.
Baptism date and place8 Apr 1821 Horton-Kirby, Kent, England.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent (1851).
15 Artillery Place, Woolwich, London (1881).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Bricklayers Labourer (1881).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 4½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: light brown.
Marriage date and placeUnmarried.
SpouseUnmarried.
ChildrenNone.
Death date and place21 Dec 1889, 15 Artillery Place, Woolwich, Kent.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate8 May 1891 Administration & Personal Estate, Principle Registry. £48 9s. 10d.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)Royal Horse Artillery.
Regiment No. and Rank#111 Gunner & Driver.
Attestation date and place24 Jan 1840 Woolwich, Kent.
Service/CampaignsWith the Expedition to the East (Crimea?) 5 months.
Bombay, India 3 years 6 months.
Musters1841 Woolwich, London [WO10-1811].
PromotionsDriver to Trumpeter 10 Oct 1849.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesNo record of Crimean War medals – to be investigated further.
Indian Mutiny Medal (with 11th Brigade).
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
Five Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalOn the 20th July 1858 when stationed at Poona, and blowing the bugle for gunfire, he felt that a sudden injury had occurred to the left groin. On reporting himself to the medical officer it was discovered to be a rupture. There is also a tendency to rupture on the right side. Not aggravated by vice or intemperance. Disability caused by an accident on duty.
Unfit for service and likely to be permanently disqualified for military duty, but that he is able to earn a livelihood.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place16 Jul 1861 Woolwich.
Length of Service21 years 174 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1323/216.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictWoolwich. Western Australia (1866-1874?). Woolwich 1874.
Pension Amount1/1d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipCorona. 
Departure and Arrival16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
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Departure from WAReturned to England c.1874.