Lennox, William

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Birth date and place17 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).
Occupations pre-WAWeaver.
Pointsman (1871).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5¹/8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place11 Jun 1856 Portglenone, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland.
SpouseMary McCORMICK/McCormack.
ChildrenEliza 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 place9 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 place17 Nov 1846 Portglenone or Ballymena, Antrim.
Service/CampaignsMediterranean, Turkey & the Crimea 1 year 8 months.
MustersWO12-8287 Newport, Monmouth, Wales (1851).
Promotions & ReductionsPrivate to Corporal 1 Jun 1855.
Corporal to Private 31 Jul 1855.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialSentenced 28 Jul 1855 for having been absent from “Tattoo” and returning drunk. Reduced to Private.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place15 Jan 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service8 years 330 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1617/81.
Post Discharge ResidencePortglenone, Antrim.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictBallymena 1856 and 1864. 2nd Glasgow (1875).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ShipLord Raglan
Departure and Arrival05 Mar 1858 Plymouth; 01 Jun 1858 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationConvict 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.
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Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 13 Jan 1864.
Departure from WARobert Morrison dep. Fremantle 10 Jan 1864 to London.