|PERSONAL DETAILS||Robert STANMER
Name variations: Stammer, Stammers, Stanner
|Birth date and place||1827 Steyning, Sussex, England.|
|Baptism date and place||19 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).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 10 ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||31 Dec 1864 St Andrews Church, Steyning, Sussex.|
|Spouse||Emily Sarah AUKETT (Ankett, Hockett).|
|Children||John W b. 1866 (d.1877) Steying, Sussex.
Possibly other children born in England.
George Edward b. 1875, Perth, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||13 Nov 1883 Goolwa, Encounter Bay, South Australia.|
|Burial date and place||14 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|
Coast Brigade from 1861.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1511 Gunner.|
|Attestation date and place||6 Sep 1848 Steyning, Sussex.
19 Feb 1861 re-engaged for a further 9 years.
|Service/Campaigns||Corfu 6 years 5 months.
Crimea 11 months.
Malta 2 years.
|Musters||1851 1st Battalion, 5th Company, Corfu, Ionian Islands [WO10-2074].
1861 Coast Brigade, Woolwich etc. [WO10-2820].
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Five Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||15 Mar 1870 Shoreham.|
|Length of Service||21 years 28 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1350/208.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Charlton Street, Steyning, Sussex.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Belfast? Greenwich (1873). Perth (1874). South Australia (1879).|
|Pension Amount||13d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||31 Oct 1873 Woolwich; 19 Feb 1874 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 16 May 1877.|
Departure from WA
22 Apr 1877 for Port Adelaide.