PERSONAL DETAILSJohn TURNER
Birth date and placec. 1831 Bethnal Green, Middlesex.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WATailor or Weaver.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: light brown.
Marriage date and place1st: 7 Apr 1852 Saul Parish, Downpatrick, County Down, Ireland.
2nd: 1877 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Spouse1st: Mary Ann TORNEY (widow of Daniel Sedgwick) d. July 1868.
2nd: Sarah Ann NASH.
ChildrenEsther Alice Sedgwick (step-daughter), b. 1849 Brightside, Yorkshire West Riding.
Death date and place14 Aug 1890 York Hospital, Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and ObituariesWA Record 21 Aug 1890.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)90th Highland Regiment, Perthshire Volunteers.
Regiment No. and Rank#3850 Private.
Attestation date and place6 Dec 1854 Westminster, Middlesex.
Service/CampaignsMalta 1 month.
Crimea 11 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalSuffers from the effects of a wound received on the attack on the Redan Sep 8th 1855.
Not aggravated by vice or misconduct.
Unfit for further service, having received a perforating flesh gunshot wound, left thigh [Chatham Oct 11 1856].
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place18 November 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service1 year 349 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1655/120.
Post Discharge ResidenceMile End, Newtown, London.
Post Discharge Pension District1st East London (1856). 2nd Perth (1863). New Zealand (1874). Adelaide (Jan 1876). Western Australia (Jul 1876).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipClyde.
Departure and Arrival15 Mar 1863 Plymouth; 29 May 1863 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase1 Apr 1884 Perth Lot H29 (grant).
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesEastern Districts Chronicle 24 & 31 Jan 1855.
Departure from WALeft c. 1874 for New Zealand; date and vessel unknown.