NAME Robert HENDERSONName variations: None encountered.
Birth Date and Placec. 1821 – deduced [WO12-9611-74]
Baptism Date and Place
Marriage Date and Place13 Sep 1847 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. 214].
SpouseMary GLYDE.
Land Acquisition in WA
Death Date and Place
Burial Date and Place
Death, Funeral, Obituary Notices
Will and ProbateNone.
Regiment96th Regiment of Foot.
Soldier No. and Rank#1294 Private.
Enlistment Date and Place1 Aug 1839 Bolton HQ [WO12-9611-74].
Age 18 years. Bounty paid to recruit £3 17s. 6d.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5½ ins.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesGood Conduct Badge 1d. per day (from service VDL).
Arrival Australia: Ship and DateEden. Embarked 27 Jun 1840, Deptford, Kent. [WO12-9612-15].
Dep. 10 Jul 1840, Sheerness, Kent. Arr. 18 Nov 1840, Port Jackson, Sydney, NSW.
Disembarked 19 Nov 1840.
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateJava 24 Feb 1847 from Hobart, embarked 27 Jan 1847 [WO12-9620-335].
Military Postings within Western AustraliaPerth HQ from 24 Feb 1847 to 27 Apr 1849. [WO12-9620 TO 9622].
Courts Martial in Western AustraliaNone.
Discharge Date and Place27 Apr 1849 Perth, Western Australia – Conditional [WO28-266-97].
1 Feb 1851 Horse Guards, Westminster, London.
1 Jul 1851 Commandant, Perth, Western Australia.
Purchased Discharge for £4 0s. 0d. [WO28-266-132].
Age at Dischargec. 28 years – deduced [WO12-9611-74].
Length of Service9 years 9 months – deduced [WO12-9611-74].