PERSONAL DETAILSPhilip WALKER
Birth date and placec. 1820 Drummara (Dromara), Down, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: light brown.
Marriage date and place25 Jul 1851 St Michans, Dublin, Ireland.
SpouseMary Ann(e) MURPHY.
ChildrenMary Ann (Marian) Caroline b. 1856, Bootle, Liverpool, Lancashire.
Robert Thomas  b. 1866, Perth, Western Australia.
Death date and place18 Dec 1875 Robe Street, St Kilda, Victoria.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and ObituariesThe Argus 20 Dec 1875.
Australasian 25 Dec 1875.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)89th Regiment of Foot.
Regiment No. and Rank#1309 Private.
Attestation date and place3 Nov 1838 Belfast, Antrim.
Service/CampaignsWest 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.
Musters1841 West Indies & Canada [WO12-9129].
1851 Dublin, Ireland [WO12-9138].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place13 Dec 1859 Fermoy.
Length of Service21 years 61 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1652/31.
Post Discharge ResidenceDublin.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictDublin (1859). Newry (Nov 1860). 2nd Belfast (Dec 1860). Armagh (May 1861).
2nd Perth (1862). 1st Perth (1874). Melbourne (1875).
Pension Amount1/- per diem. Increased to 1/3d. per diem on 23 Feb 1875 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipYork.
Departure and Arrival8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase1 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).
SubscriptionsGreenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 8 Jan 1869.
Inquirer & Commercial News 3 Mar 1875.
Departure from WA1875 to Victoria; date & vessel unknown.