PERSONAL DETAILSWilliam Henry MILLER (Millar)
Birth date and Place19 Nov 1821 Falmouth, Cornwall, England.
Baptism date and Place02 Dec 1821 Falmouth, Cornwall, England.
Census Residences
Occupations pre-WAShoemaker.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8¾ ins.  Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and Place11 Jan 1869, Geraldton, Western Australia.
SpouseCatherine CUNNIFF or McKIFF (widow of Henry Brindley).
ChildrenWilliam b. 1869 Geraldton, Western Australia.
Death date and Place25 Oct 1892 Geraldton, Western Australia.
Burial date and PlaceOct 1892 Geraldton Cemetery.
Will and ProbateWill: 14 Oct 1892. Probate: 19 Nov 1892, Supreme Court of Western Australia.
[Cons.303-1892-114].
Death Notices & ObituariesNone.
ARMED FORCES
RegimentRoyal 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 Place14 Mar 1843 Devonport, Devon.
Service/CampaignsSt Helena 8 years 3 months.
Expedition to Turkey (Crimea) 10 months.
East Indies 6 years 5 months.
Musters1851 St Helena [WO 10/2076].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and Badges:Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Two Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalChronic 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 MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and Place12 Sep 1865 Netley.
Length of Service21 years 182 days
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO/1338/210.
Post Discharge ResidencePenryn, Cornwall.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictFalmouth.
Pension Amount10d. per diem.
ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipBelgravia.
Departure and Arrival07 Apr 1866 Portland; 04 Jul 1866 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Shoemaker.
Land Grant/Purchase29 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).