|PERSONAL DETAILS||John WILCOX
Name variations: Wilcock, Wilcocks
|Birth date and place||19 Jun 1836 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.|
|Baptism date and place||22 Jul 1838 Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Grenadier Guards Hospital, Westminster, Middlesex (1861).
Wellington Barracks, St James Park, Middlesex (1871).
2 Davis Street, Poplar, London (1881).
|Occupations pre & post-WA||Currier.
Civil Guard, Chatham Prison (1864).
Dock Constable (1881 to at least 1885).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9¾ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: grey. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||1878 Q3 Poplar District, London.|
|Spouse||Elizabeth Sarah Jane HAMPTON.|
|Children||John George Stowe b. 1879, Poplar District; bp. 1881, 3 Pier Street, Cubitt Town, Middlesex.
Frederick William b. 1882, Poplar District; bp. 1882, 3 Pier Street, Cubitt Town, Middlesex.
Helen (Ellen) Alice Elizabeth b. 1884, Poplar District; bp. 1885, 30 Strattondale Street, Cubitt Town, Middlesex.
The street address is the ‘abode’ recorded on St John’s Church, Cubitt Town, baptismal entry.
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|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||3rd Battalion, First or Grenadier Regiment of Foot Guards.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#6955 Private (first period of engagement).
#2437 Private (second period of engagement).
|Attestation date and place||c. 1854 (first period of engagement of ten years).
24 Nov 1865 London, Middlesex (second period of engagement).
|Service/Campaigns||Army in the East (Crimea) from 12 Apr 1855 to 1 Jul 1856 (first period of engagement).|
|Musters||1861 Dublin; Curragh; Aldershot; Tower of London; Windsor [WO12-1641].|
|Promotions||Private to Corporal (date unknown in first period of engagement).|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Five Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||9 Jan 1877 London.|
|Length of Service||21 years 47 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1870/144.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Edgeware Road, London W.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||London ?|
|Pension Amount||13d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Assistant Warder Sep 1864 to 16 Nov 1864 (see sidebar).|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||After November 1864 left for England; date and vessel unknown.|