Jones, William

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Birth date and Place1830, Guilford, Devon, England.
Possible transcription or clerical error. Alternative possibility is 1830, Gilford, Down, Ireland.
Baptism date and PlaceDiocese of Dromore. Alternative names for Gilford Parish: Tullylish, Clare & Gilford, Magherally.
Baptism records for Gilford Parish not extant prior to 1833.
Census Residences
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: auburn.
Marriage date and Place
SpouseMary YOUNG. (Mary Jane EPG Gazette Oct 2011).
ChildrenElizabeth b. 1859, Ireland?
Sarah Ann b. 1863, Ireland?
Mary Jane b. 1864/5, Ireland?
Christiana (Christina) b. 1868, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Emily Helen b. 1870, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Martha Catherine b. 1873, Fremantle, Western Australia.
William Frederick b. 1875, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Clara Agnes b. 1878, Fremantle, Western Australia.
George Charles b. 1881, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Stewart James b. 1885, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and PlaceNov 1897 (age 67) Fremantle, Western Australia.
1 Jan 1899 (age 80) Fremantle, Western Australia (EPG Gazette Oct 2011 anomalies). Indistinguishable.
Burial date and Place29 Nov 1897 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia. [St John’s Church Burial Register].
2 Jan 1899 (EPG Gazette Oct 2011).  Indistinguishable.
Will and ProbateIndistinguishable.
Death Notices and ObituariesDaily News 20 May 1925 of Widow (anomalies).
Regiment1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade.
Regiment No. and Rank#3888 Private.
Attestation date and Place13 Jul 1854 Westminster.
Service/Campaigns:Crimea 8 months. 01 Dec 1854 to 05 May 1855.
Medals, Clasps and Badges:Crimea War Medal with clasp for Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical:While serving in the Crimea received frost bite to the right hand and arm which rendered the amputation of the right forefinger necessary after which he was sent home invalided. He has not since been able to handle his rifle. Nor is he ever likely to make an efficient soldier. His disability was the result of the cold and fatigue he was exposed to.
Regimental Courts MartialSee civil court below. Army pay deducted by conviction of felony.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and Place2 Dec 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service1 year 19 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1693/214.
Post Discharge Residence24 John Street, Belfast, Ireland.
Post Discharge Pension District2nd Belfast.
Pension Amount6d. per diem. Increased to 1/- per diem on 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
Civil CourtMaidstone Quarter Sessions.
TrialSep 1855.
SentenceImprisonment with hard labour for two calendar months from
14 Sep 1855 to 13 Nov 1855.
Departure and Arrival07 Apr 1866 Portland; 04 Jul 1866 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation:Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Wood merchant (EPG Gazette Oct 2011).
Laundry business (EPG Gazette Oct 2011).
Land Grant/Purchase4 Nov 1868, Fremantle Town Lots 849-850 £6 (purchase).
6 Oct 1869, Fremantle Town Lot 700  £6 (purchase).
2 Sep 1883, North Fremantle Loc. P43 and P44, 2 acres (grant).
ArticleEPG Gazette (Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc. Special Interest Group), October 2011 pp. 4-5, by Beryl Dancer (anomalies).