|PERSONAL DETAILS||Philip WALKER|
|Birth date and place||c. 1820 Drummara (Dromara), Down, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place||25 Jul 1851 St Michans, Dublin, Ireland.|
|Spouse||Mary Ann(e) MURPHY.|
|Children||Mary Ann (Marian) Caroline b. 1856, Bootle, Liverpool, Lancashire.
Robert Thomas b. 1866, Perth, Western Australia.
|Death date and place||18 Dec 1875 Robe Street, St Kilda, Victoria.|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries||The Argus 20 Dec 1875.
Australasian 25 Dec 1875.
|Regiment(s)||89th Regiment of Foot.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1309 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||3 Nov 1838 Belfast, Antrim.|
|Service/Campaigns||West Indie 27 Mar 1839 to 4 Jun 1846 – 2 years 3 months.
North America 5 Jun 1841 to 26 Apr 1847 – 5 years 10 months.
Gibraltar 1 May 1854 to 14 Dec 1854 – 8 months.
Crimea 15 Dec 1854 to May 1855 – 5 months.
|Musters||1841 West Indies & Canada [WO12-9129].
1851 Dublin, Ireland [WO12-9138].
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||13 Dec 1859 Fermoy.|
|Length of Service||21 years 61 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1652/31.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Dublin.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Dublin (1859). Newry (Nov 1860). 2nd Belfast (Dec 1860). Armagh (May 1861).
2nd Perth (1862). 1st Perth (1874). Melbourne (1875).
|Pension Amount||1/- per diem. Increased to 1/3d. per diem on 23 Feb 1875 for service EPF.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||1 Mar 1865 Suburban Lot 150, Perth – 5 acres @ £2 per acre (purchased).
21 Jul 1865 forfeited for nonpayment of purchase money.
30 Mar 1875 sale at auction, Town Lot H50 Perth (see sidebar).
|Subscriptions||Greenough Fire Fund 1864.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Perth Gazette 8 Jan 1869.
Inquirer & Commercial News 3 Mar 1875.
|Departure from WA||1875 to Victoria; date & vessel unknown.|