|PERSONAL DETAILS||William LENNOX|
|Birth date and place||17 Feb 1829 Aratrea, Castle Dawson, County Derry (Londonderry), Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|St Woolos, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales (1851).
Netherburn Village, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland (1871).
See Muster below (1851).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5¹/8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||11 Jun 1856 Portglenone, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland.|
|Children||Eliza b. 1857, place unknown (d. 1859 Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia).
Thomas b. 1859, Perth, Western Australia.
Eliza b. 1861, Busselton, Western Australia.
John b. 1863, Guildford, Western Australia.
Margaret b. 1866, Magherafelt, Londonderry, Ireland.
Mary b. 1867, Magherafelt, Londonderry, Ireland.
William John b. 1870, Magherafelt, Londonderry, Ireland.
Alexander b. 1871, Dalserf, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Annie b. 1874, Magherafelt, Londonderry, Ireland.
|Death date and place||9 Apr 1898 Kilmainham, Dublin South, Ireland.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||77th (The East Middlesex) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2098 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||17 Nov 1846 Portglenone or Ballymena, Antrim.|
|Service/Campaigns||Mediterranean, Turkey & the Crimea 1 year 8 months.|
|Musters||WO12-8287 Newport, Monmouth, Wales (1851).|
|Promotions & Reductions||Private to Corporal 1 Jun 1855.
Corporal to Private 31 Jul 1855.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Severe Wound. Minor actions at Sebastopol. 15 August 1855.
Disabled by loss by amputation of 2 last phalanges of forefingers of right hand after wound by musket ball received on 15th August in the advanced trench, the same ball also injured the last phalanx of the thumb. Joint of which afterwards ??, and in consequence of which the thumb is stiff at present. Unfit for further service.
|Regimental Courts Martial||Sentenced 28 Jul 1855 for having been absent from “Tattoo” and returning drunk. Reduced to Private.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||15 Jan 1856 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||8 years 330 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1617/81.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Portglenone, Antrim.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Ballymena 1856 and 1864. 2nd Glasgow (1875).|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||05 Mar 1858 Plymouth; 01 Jun 1858 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Convict Guard, Convict Establishment (CE), 26 Jan 1858 to 8 Nov 1858.
Police Constable 8 Nov 1858 to 7 Jan 1863.
Assistant Warder, CE, 16 Jan 1863 to 1 Jan 1864.
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 13 Jan 1864.|
|Departure from WA||Robert Morrison dep. Fremantle 10 Jan 1864 to London.|