PERSONAL DETAILS William ROBB
Birth date and place c. 1821 Tyrie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: fair.
Marks or Scars: WR and ship’s anchor on left arm and W Robb on right arm.
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Spouse
Children
Death date and place
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Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment. 1 Jul 1842 transferred to
42nd (The Royal HIghland) Regiment. 23 Apr 1858 transferred to
Royal Canadian Rifles.
Regiment No. and Rank #1494 (92nd) #1936 (42nd) #485 (RCR). Private.
Attestation date and place 24 Jul 1840 Huntley, Aberdeenshire.
Service/Campaigns Malta 4 years.
Bermuda 3 years 6 months.
Crimea 2 years 1 month.
Canada 2 years 10 months.
Musters 1841 Stirling & Fort George, Scotland (92nd) [WO12-9352].
1851 Bermuda (42nd) [WO12-5525].
1861 Montreal (RCR) [WO12-10542].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
Three times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 30 Jul 1861 Chatham.
Length of Service 21 years 7 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1709/204.
Post Discharge Residence England or Glasgow.
Post Discharge Pension District 2nd Glasgow (1861). Madras (1865). (Cape (1869).
Pension Amount 1/- per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Clara.
Departure and Arrival 30 Jan 1864 Portland; 13 Apr 1864 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Racehorse to Madras 16 Sep 1865 (tentative) [Erickson p.2635].