PERSONAL DETAILS John TURNER
Birth date and place c. 1831 Bethnal Green, Middlesex.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Tailor or Weaver.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 5 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: light brown.
Marriage date and place 1st: 7 Apr 1852 Saul Parish, Downpatrick, County Down, Ireland.
2nd: 1877 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Spouse 1st: Mary Ann TORNEY (widow of Daniel Sedgwick) d. July 1868.
2nd: Sarah Ann NASH.
Children Esther Alice Sedgwick (step-daughter), b. 1849 Brightside, Yorkshire West Riding.
Death date and place 14 Aug 1890 York Hospital, Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries WA Record 21 Aug 1890.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 90th Highland Regiment, Perthshire Volunteers.
Regiment No. and Rank #3850 Private.
Attestation date and place 6 Dec 1854 Westminster, Middlesex.
Service/Campaigns Malta 1 month.
Crimea 11 months.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Suffers 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 Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 18 November 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 1 year 349 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1655/120.
Post Discharge Residence Mile End, Newtown, London.
Post Discharge Pension District 1st East London (1856). 2nd Perth (1863). New Zealand (1874). Adelaide (Jan 1876). Western Australia (Jul 1876).
Pension Amount 8d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Clyde.
Departure and Arrival 15 Mar 1863 Plymouth; 29 May 1863 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase 1 Apr 1884 Perth Lot H29 (grant).
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Eastern Districts Chronicle 24 & 31 Jan 1855.
Departure from WA Left c. 1874 for New Zealand; date and vessel unknown.