Naylor, Henry Dyson

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Birth date and Place:2 Jul 1835 Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England.
Baptism date and Place:12 Jul 1835 Mildenhall Parish Church, Suffolk, England.
Census Residences:Church Yard, Mildenhall, Suffolk (1841).
1 Horselydown Lane, Southwark, Middlesex (1851).
Occupations pre-WA:Servant.
Footboy to a General Practioner.
Coachman to Maharajah Duleep Singh.
Physical Description:Height: 5 ft.  7 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: brown: Hair: dark red.
Marks or Scars: Anchor on left arm.
Marriage date and Place:15 Jul 1855 Croydon, Surrey.
Spouse:Henrietta WELLS,
Children:Emma Agnes b. 1856, Weem, Perthshire, Scotland.
Louisa Sarah b. 1861, London  (d. 1862 at sea on ‘Norwood’ en route to Western Australia).
George Edward b. 1863, Perth, Western Australia.
Thomas bp. 1863 Perth, Western Australia.
John Alexander b. 1867, Fremantle, Western Australia.
William Alfred b. 1869, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Martha Anne b. 1871, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and Place:26 Mar 1894 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and Place:28 Mar 1894 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Will and Probate:None.
Obituaries:West Australian 28 and 29 Mar 1894.
Regiment:13th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons.
Regiment No. and Rank:#1460 Private.
Attestation date and Place:01 Nov 1851 Westminster, Middlesex.
Medals, Clasps and Badges:Crimean War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical:Unfit for service from disfigurement of face by fracture of lower jaw by fragments of shells at Balaclava. Also from gunshot wound of left shoulder. Invalided to England.
Regimental Courts Martial:None.
District Courts Martial:None.
General Courts Martial:None.
Discharge date and Place:23 Oct 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service:2 years 114 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference:WO97/1295/11.
Post Discharge Residence:Not stated.
Post Discharge Pension District:South London (1855). Deptford (1855). Perth, Scotland (1 Jul 1856). South London (1858). 1st W. London (1 Jul 1860). Chelsea (1862).
Pension Amount:1/0d. per diem. Increased to 1/6d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
Departure and Arrival:16 Mar 1862 Portland; 09 Jun 1862 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation:Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Night Warder, Fremantle Prison 1865.
Working party Camden Harbour settlement per Tien Tsin  1865.
Enrolled Guard 11 Nov 1880 to disbandment 31 Mar 1887.
Corporal in Fremantle Volunteer Rifle Corps.
Land Grant/Purchase:5 Aug 1884 Cockburn Sound P8, 20 acres (grant).
Subscriptions:Lancashire Relief Fund 1863.
Greenough Fire Fund 1864.
Pensioners Benevolent Fund 1869.
Newspaper articles:West Australian 07 Oct 1887 (witness in murder trial).
West Australian 21 Jun 1893 (request for pension increase).