PERSONAL DETAILS Arthur VILLIERS
Birth date and place c. 1832 Calverley, Bradford, Yorkshire.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark brown. Hair: dark brown.
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Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) Royal Artillery, 4th Company, 11th Battalion & Coast Brigade.
Regiment No. and Rank #612 Gunner & Driver.
Attestation date and place 22 Sep 1852 Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
Service/Campaigns Crimea 2 months.
Musters 1861 various regions UK (Coast Brigade) [WO10-2820].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Two Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical Casualty Roll: Slight wound. Second Battle of Inkermann. 05 November 1854.
Invalided to England. Sent to Woolwich [Medal Roll WO100-23-114].
Splinter of shell cut away the muscle of upper part of right arm [WO97 front page].
Gunshot wound of the right arm. Not prior to enlistment as the wound was received in action. Cannot be repassed into the service.
Not caused or aggravated by the use of intoxicating liquors or other indulgences or vice.
The wound is in the soft parts of the upper arm. Was caused by a portion of shell and has produced ? of the forearm with inability to close the fingers.
Forearm much wasted – hand useless from inability to close the fingers. This state of things must seriously affect his capacity of gaining a livelihood [Dublin Nov 14th 1863].
Regimental Courts Martial None.
Twice entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book and punished summarily.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 15 Dec 1863 Woolwich.
Length of Service 11 years 85 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1354/57.
Post Discharge Residence No. 3 Bath Street, Irishtown, Dublin.
Post Discharge Pension District 2nd Dublin.
Pension Amount 10d. per diem. Increased to 1/- on 11 Feb 1868.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Racehorse.
Departure and Arrival 26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.