PERSONAL DETAILSArthur VILLIERS
Birth date and placec. 1832 Calverley, Bradford, Yorkshire.
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Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark brown. Hair: dark brown.
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ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)Royal Artillery, 4th Company, 11th Battalion & Coast Brigade.
Regiment No. and Rank#612 Gunner & Driver.
Attestation date and place22 Sep 1852 Lincoln, Lincolnshire.
Service/CampaignsCrimea 2 months.
Musters1861 various regions UK (Coast Brigade) [WO10-2820].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Two Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
Twice entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book and punished summarily.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place15 Dec 1863 Woolwich.
Length of Service11 years 85 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1354/57.
Post Discharge ResidenceNo. 3 Bath Street, Irishtown, Dublin.
Post Discharge Pension District2nd Dublin.
Pension Amount10d. per diem. Increased to 1/- on 11 Feb 1868.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipRacehorse.
Departure and Arrival26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.