|NAME William KING||Name variations: None encountered.|
|Birth Date and Place||c. 1819 [WO12-9612-155].|
|Baptism Date and Place|
|Marriage Date and Place|
|Spouse||Mary Martha JENKYN.|
|Children||Augustus William b.1855 Bunbury, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #2745].|
|Land Acquisition in WA|
|Death Date and Place|
|Burial Date and Place|
|Death, Funeral, Obituary Notices|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Regiment||96th Regiment of Foot.|
|Soldier No. and Rank||#1852 Private.|
|Enlistment Date and Place||2 Dec 1840 Norwich District [WO12-9612-155].|
Age 21 years. Bounty paid to recruit £3 5s. 0d.
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 6 ins.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||None.|
|Arrival Australia State: Ship and Date||Prince Regent. Embarked 1 Jul 1841 Gravesend.|
Dep. 7 Aug 1841 Dublin. Arr. 3 Jan 1842 Hobart. Disembarked 6 Jan 1842 [WO12-9613-234 & DPS].
|Arrival Western Australia: Ship and Date||Java 24 Feb 1847 from Hobart [WO12-9620-336].|
|Military Postings within Western Australia||Perth HQ 24 Feb to 30 Sep 1847 inc. On Command March, June, August.|
Perth HQ 1 Oct to 5 Nov 1847 Absent without Leave while on Guard.
Perth HQ 6 Nov 1847 to 30 Nov 1848 inc. On Command July, August, October 1848.
Kojonup 1 Dec 1848 to 31Mar 1849 – not verified.
All sources WO2-9629 TO 9622.
Detachment left for India 18 May 1849. Pay Lists WO12-9624 April to Jun 1849 not extant.
|Courts Martial in Western Australia||None.|
|Discharge Date and Place||31 Mar 1849? Discharge details not extant.|
|Age at Discharge||c. 30 years – not verified [deduced].|
|Length of Service||c. 7 years 5 months – not verified [deduced].|