- Veterans Index
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- Howe, Robert
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Robert HOWE|
|Birth date and place||c. 1828 Derrybrusk, Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey, Hair: fair.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|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.
|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.|
|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|