Williams, Henry

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Birth date and place1825 Welling, Bexley, Kent, England.
Baptism date and place8 Jan 1826 St Mary the Virgin, Bexley, Kent.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Griffin Manorway, Plumstead, Kent (1841).
Horsebridge Hill, Northwood, Isle of Wight, Hampshire (1861).
See Muster below (1851).
Occupations pre-WABrickmaker.
Assistant Warder, Parkhurst Prison.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 6½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place7 Apr 1856 St Nicholas Church, Plumstead, Kent.
SpouseMary Ann SIMMONS.
ChildrenElizabeth Ann b. 1857, Northwood, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
Frederick William Henry b. 1859, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
Sarah Jane b. 1861 Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
Philip William Henry b. 1862, Isle of Wight, Hampshire (tentative).
Death date and place7 Oct (?) 1879 Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s)Royal Sappers & Miners.
Regiment No. and Rank#406 Private.
Attestation date and place25 Oct 1847 Woolwich, Kent.
Service/CampaignsCorfu 6 years 10 months.
Crimea 10 months.
Musters1851 3rd Co. RSM, Corfu, Ionian Islands [WO11-123].
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalChronic Rheumatism
Was invalided last September [1855] from the Crimea, on account of Rheumatism and Diarrhoea. Since then he has been in the Royal Artillery Hospital for four months without any improvement in his disease. Disability caused by his military service.
Unfit for service, and likely to be permanently disqualified for military duty but that he is able
materially to assist himself [Woolwich 17th June 1856].
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place8 Jul 1856 Woolwich.
Length of Service8 years 258 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1364/221.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictSouthampton (1856).
Pension Amount7d. per diem for two years to 28 Jul 1858.
Departure and Arrival30 Jan 1864 Portland; 13 Apr 1864 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationAssistant Warder, Convict Establishment 1864 to 1869 at Albany (see sidebar).
Land Grant/Purchase
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applkcable.