|PERSONAL DETAILS||John TRAVERS|
|Birth date and place||c, 1827 West Kirk, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Royal Chelsea Hospital, Chelsea, London (1881, 1891).|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: dark brown & grey.|
|Marriage date and place||Unknown. Widower by 1881.|
|Death date and place||26 Mar 1892 Royal Chelsea Hospital, Chelsea, London.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
4th Brigade at discharge in 1866.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1068 Gunner & Driver.|
|Attestation date and place||6 Aug 1845 Leith, Midlothian.|
|Service/Campaigns||Canada 2 years 10 months.
Turkey 2 years.
Canada 11 years 7 months.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.|
|Regimental Courts Martial||Tried by four Courts martial by one of which he was found “Not Guilty”.
Absent & Imprisoned 7 Dec to 11 Dec 1854.
Tried & Imprisoned 16 Dec 1855 to 14 Feb 1856.
Awaiting Trial 4 May to 8 May 1866.
Tried & Imprisoned 9 May to 22 May 1866.
Six times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||27 Nov 1866 Sheerness.|
|Length of Service||21 years 29 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1353/114.|
|Post Discharge Residence||55 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Edinburgh (1866). WA (1867). Calcutta (1871). Dundee (1872). Glasgow (1874). Edinburgh (1875).
1 Jan 1881 admitted to Royal Chelsea Hospital as In-patient [WO23-173-103].
|Pension Amount||11d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||13 Apr 1867 Portland; 13 Jul 1867 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||c. 1871 left for Calcutta.|