|PERSONAL DETAILS||William HOPE|
|Birth date and place||c.1827 East Street, Marylebone, Middlesex, England (tentative).|
|Baptism date and place||11 Feb 1827 Parish Church, Marylebone, Middlesex, England (tentative).|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|16 Ruddocks Buildings, St Leonard, Shoreditch, London (1871).|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place||16 May 1880 Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.|
|Burial date and place||17 May 1880 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia (Church of England section).|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2526 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||15 Sep 1845 London, Middlesex.|
|Service/Campaigns||North America 6 years 1 month.
Crimea 1 year 3 months.
India 2 years 4 month.
|Musters||1861 Winchester, England.|
|Promotions & Reductions||Private to Corporal 31 Oct 1855.
Corporal to Private 16 May 1856.
Private to Corporal 1 Oct 1864.
Corporal to Private 9 May 1865.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal clasp Lucknow.
|Regimental Courts Martial||Tried and sentenced three times by Regimental Courts Martial, offences unknown:
Imprisonment 18 Jun to 9 Jul 1851.
In cells 6 Mar to 7 Mar 1863.
In arrest 6 May to 8 May 1865; reduced to Private from 9 May 1865.
Eight times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||30 Oct 1866 Winchester.|
|Length of Service||21 years 20 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1693/131.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Post Office, Vere Street, Cavndish Square, London.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||2nd North London. Greenwich (1873).|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem. Increased to 9½d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||31 Oct 1873 Woolwich; 19 Feb 1874 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|