PERSONAL DETAILS William Henry MILLER (Millar)
Birth date and Place 19 Nov 1821 Falmouth, Cornwall, England.
Baptism date and Place 02 Dec 1821 Falmouth, Cornwall, England.
Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Shoemaker.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8¾ ins.  Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and Place 11 Jan 1869, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Spouse Catherine CUNNIFF or McKIFF (widow of Henry Brindley).
Children William b. 1869 Geraldton, Western Australia.
Death date and Place 25 Oct 1892 Geraldton, Western Australia.
Burial date and Place Oct 1892 Geraldton Cemetery.
Will and Probate Will: 14 Oct 1892. Probate: 19 Nov 1892, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons.303-1892-114].
Death Notices & Obituaries None.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment Royal Regiment of Artillery:
5th Battalion 14 Mar 1843.
3rd Battalion 01 Jun 1844.
8th Battalion 01 Jun 1858.
11th Brigade 01 May 1859.
14th Brigade 01 Jul 1860.
Regiment No. and Rank #512 Gunner.
Attestation date and Place 14 Mar 1843 Devonport, Devon.
Service/Campaigns St Helena 8 years 3 months.
Expedition to Turkey (Crimea) 10 months.
East Indies 6 years 5 months.
Musters 1851 St Helena [WO 10/2076].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges: Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Two Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical Chronic rheumatism. Worn out, but capable of earning his livelihood.
Regimental Courts Martial: Nine times convicted by courts martial (offences unknown).
Imprisonment from 02 Dec 1844 to 24 Mar 1856 for a total of 366 days with loss of service.
49 times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and Place 12 Sep 1865 Netley.
Length of Service 21 years 182 days
Chelsea Pension Reference WO/1338/210.
Post Discharge Residence Penryn, Cornwall.
Post Discharge Pension District Falmouth.
Pension Amount 10d. per diem.
ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Belgravia.
Departure and Arrival 07 Apr 1866 Portland; 04 Jul 1866 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Shoemaker.
Land Grant/Purchase 29 Dec 1881 Victoria Loc.19 20 acres at 10/- per acre (purchase).
17 Jan 1883 Victoria Loc.18 29 acres Bootenal (grant).
20 Jan 1899 Victoria Loc.9 20 acres (grant to widow).