PERSONAL DETAILS Robert HOWE
Birth date and place c. 1828 Derrybrusk, Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 5½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey, Hair: fair.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
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Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding) The King’s Own Light Infantry. 1 Dec 1854 transferred to
18th (Royal Irish) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1934 Private (51st).  #3601 Private (18th).
Attestation date and place 12 Jan 1846 Enniskillen, Fermanagh.
Service/Campaigns Not stated on WO97 discharge. 18th Regiment at home, in Burmah and Madras.
Crimea about 5 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/Medical Unfit for service from Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Invalided to England 19 May 1855 [WO100-27-294].
Regimental Courts Martial Brought down in confinement 18 Jun 1849 to 10 Jul 1849 with loss of pay. Offence unknown.
Once entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book (2 Oct 1852).
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 7 Aug 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 9 years 185 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1448/165.
Post Discharge Residence Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District Ayr.   WA from 1 Jul 1856.
Pension Amount 6d. per diem for 2 years.
Increased to 8d. per diem 4 Dec 1855 to 29 Aug 1857.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship William Hammond OR Runnymede (tentative).
Departure and Arrival 5 Jan 1856 Plymouth; 29 Mar 1856 Fremantle OR 15 Jun 1856 Portsmouth; 7 Sep 1856 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Military pensioner, occupation unknown.
Land Grant/Purchase
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles There are numerous newspaper reports of a Robert Howe charged with drunkenness and/or disorderly conduct in the Police Courts from 1891 to 1895. Identity unproven.
Departure from WA