|PERSONAL DETAILS||Arthur VILLIERS|
|Birth date and place||c. 1832 Calverley, Bradford, Yorkshire.|
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|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark brown. Hair: dark brown.|
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|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|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].|
|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|
|Departure and Arrival||26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|