PERSONAL DETAILSWilliam HOPE
Birth date and placec.1827 East Street, Marylebone, Middlesex, England (tentative).
Baptism date and place11 Feb 1827 Parish Church, Marylebone, Middlesex, England (tentative).
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
16 Ruddocks Buildings, St Leonard, Shoreditch, London (1871).
Occupations pre-WATailor.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
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Death date and place16 May 1880 Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place17 May 1880 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia (Church of England section).
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade.
Regiment No. and Rank#2526 Private.
Attestation date and place15 Sep 1845 London, Middlesex.
Service/CampaignsNorth America 6 years 1 month.
Crimea 1 year 3 months.
India 2 years 4 month.
Musters1861 Winchester, England.
Promotions & ReductionsPrivate 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 BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal clasp Lucknow.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialTried 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 MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place30 Oct 1866 Winchester.
Length of Service21 years 20 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1693/131.
Post Discharge ResidencePost Office, Vere Street, Cavndish Square, London.
Post Discharge Pension District2nd North London. Greenwich (1873).
Pension Amount8d. per diem. Increased to 9½d. per diem 4 Jun 1878 for service EPF.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNaval Brigade.
Departure and Arrival31 Oct 1873 Woolwich; 19 Feb 1874 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone.
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Departure from WANot applicable.