PERSONAL DETAILSRobert STANMER
Name variations: Stammer, Stammers, Stanner
Birth date and place1827 Steyning, Sussex, England.
Baptism date and place19 Mar 1827 Steyning, Sussex, England.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Beaches Row, Steyning, Sussex (1841).
Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich, Kent (1861).
‘Soldiers Return’, Charlton Street, Steyning, Sussex (1871).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 10 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place31 Dec 1864 St Andrews Church, Steyning, Sussex.
SpouseEmily Sarah AUKETT (Ankett, Hockett).
ChildrenJohn W b. 1866 (d.1877) Steying, Sussex.
Possibly other children born in England.
George Edward b. 1875, Perth, Western Australia.
Death date and place13 Nov 1883 Goolwa, Encounter Bay, South Australia.
Burial date and place14 Nov 1883 Currency Creek Cemetery, Mount Compass to Goolwa Road, Currency Creek, South Australia.
Unmarked grave, Waste Land Section, Burial/Order Number 4922.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)Royal Artillery.
Coast Brigade from 1861.
Regiment No. and Rank#1511 Gunner.
Attestation date and place6 Sep 1848 Steyning, Sussex.
19 Feb 1861 re-engaged for a further 9 years.
Service/CampaignsCorfu 6 years 5 months.
Crimea 11 months.
Malta 2 years.
Musters1851 1st Battalion, 5th Company, Corfu, Ionian Islands [WO10-2074].
1861 Coast Brigade, Woolwich etc. [WO10-2820].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Five Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place15 Mar 1870 Shoreham.
Length of Service21 years 28 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1350/208.
Post Discharge ResidenceCharlton Street, Steyning, Sussex.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictBelfast? Greenwich (1873). Perth (1874). South Australia (1879).
Pension Amount13d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNaval Brigade. 
Departure and Arrival31 Oct 1873 Woolwich; 19 Feb 1874 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesInquirer & Commercial News 16 May 1877.
Ship
Departure from WA
Amur.
22 Apr 1877 for Port Adelaide.