William ROBINSONName variations: Not encountered.
Birth Date and PlaceNote on Bolton Le Moor Pay List April to June 1839: Chatham, Kent. Labourer. This could indicate birthplace or enlistment place.
Baptism Date and Place
Marriage Date and PlaceNOT Marriage 1849 to Eliza Rowland in Perth.
Possibly 1853 to Catherine Stundon in Pinjarra Reg. #570 – not verified, further research required.
Land Acquisition in WA
Death Date and PlaceNOT Death 11 Mar 1896 (a convict).
Burial Date and PlaceNOT Burial 13 Mar 1896 (a convict).
Death, Funeral, Obituary Notices
Will and Probate
Regiment96th Regiment of Foot.
Soldier No. and Rank#1020 Private.
Enlistment Date and PlaceBefore April 1839 (per regimental service number sequence).
Arrival Van Diemen’s Land: Ship and DateHindostan.
Dep. 7 Oct 1840 Sheerness. Arr. 19 Jan 1841 Hobart
(disembarked 30 Jan 1841) [WO12-9612-290].
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateJava 26 Feb 1847 from Hobart, embarked 27 Jan 1847 [WO12-9620-334].
Medals, Clasps and BadgesGood Conduct Badge 1d. per diem from 13 Apr 1847 [WO12-9622-12].
Military Postings within Western AustraliaPerth HQ 24 Feb to 31 Oct 1847 inc. hospital 14 days March & 3 days October.
Rottnest 1 Nov 1847 to 31 Jul 1848.
Perth HQ 1 Aug 1848 to 31 Mar 1849 inc. On Guard October 1848  March 1849. Hospital 4 days.
[All sources 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.
Discharge with Gratuity of £13 13s. 9d. [WO28-266-132].
Age at Discharge
Length of ServiceAt least ten years [deduced].