PERSONAL DETAILSRobert HOWE
Birth date and placec. 1828 Derrybrusk, Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey, Hair: fair.
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Spouse
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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 place12 Jan 1846 Enniskillen, Fermanagh.
Service/CampaignsNot stated on WO97 discharge. 18th Regiment at home, in Burmah and Madras.
Crimea about 5 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalUnfit for service from Phthisis Pulmonalis.
Invalided to England 19 May 1855 [WO100-27-294].
Regimental Courts MartialBrought 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 MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place7 Aug 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service9 years 185 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1448/165.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictAyr.   WA from 1 Jul 1856.
Pension Amount6d. per diem for 2 years.
Increased to 8d. per diem 4 Dec 1855 to 29 Aug 1857.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipWilliam Hammond OR Runnymede (tentative).
Departure and Arrival5 Jan 1856 Plymouth; 29 Mar 1856 Fremantle OR 15 Jun 1856 Portsmouth; 7 Sep 1856 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationMilitary pensioner, occupation unknown.
Land Grant/Purchase
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesThere 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