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).
Occupations pre-WA Tailor.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: hazel. Hair: brown.
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Spouse
Children
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
ARMED FORCES
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.
Casualty/Medical None.
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
Ship Naval Brigade.
Departure and Arrival 31 Oct 1873 Woolwich; 19 Feb 1874 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None.
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Departure from WA Not applicable.