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|PERSONAL DETAILS||William JONES|
|Birth date and Place||1830, Guilford, Devon, England.|
Possible transcription or clerical error. Alternative possibility is 1830, Gilford, Down, Ireland.
|Baptism date and Place||Diocese of Dromore. Alternative names for Gilford Parish: Tullylish, Clare & Gilford, Magherally.|
Baptism records for Gilford Parish not extant prior to 1833.
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: auburn.|
|Marriage date and Place|
|Spouse||Mary YOUNG. (Mary Jane EPG Gazette Oct 2011).|
|Children||Elizabeth 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 Place||Nov 1897 (age 67) Fremantle, Western Australia.|
1 Jan 1899 (age 80) Fremantle, Western Australia (EPG Gazette Oct 2011 anomalies). Indistinguishable.
|Burial date and Place||29 Nov 1897 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia. [St John’s Church Burial Register].|
2 Jan 1899 (EPG Gazette Oct 2011). Indistinguishable.
|Will and Probate||Indistinguishable.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||Daily News 20 May 1925 of Widow (anomalies).|
|Regiment||1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#3888 Private.|
|Attestation date and Place||13 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 Martial||See civil court below. Army pay deducted by conviction of felony.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and Place||2 Dec 1856 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||1 year 19 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1693/214.|
|Post Discharge Residence||24 John Street, Belfast, Ireland.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||2nd Belfast.|
|Pension Amount||6d. per diem. Increased to 1/- per diem on 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.|
|Civil Court||Maidstone Quarter Sessions.|
|Sentence||Imprisonment with hard labour for two calendar months from|
14 Sep 1855 to 13 Nov 1855.
|ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||07 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/Purchase||4 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).
|Article||EPG Gazette (Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc. Special Interest Group), October 2011 pp. 4-5, by Beryl Dancer (anomalies).|