William Rummer [colourised portrait by Chromis86.ancestry]Click here for Additional Notes on Private William Rummer’s Life
|NAME: William Alexander RUMMER||Name variations: Rummer-Greenacre|
Additional Notes on William Rummer’s Life
|Birth Date and Place||26 Jan 1823 Norwich, Norfolk, England [Norfolk Record Office PD15/10].|
|Baptism Date and Place||4 Nov 1827 Parish of St Martin at Oak, Diocese of Norwich, Norfolk [Norfolk Record Office PD15/10].|
|Marriage Date and Place||21 Jul 1852 St George’s Church, Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #444].|
|Spouse||Susan (Susannah) TRAYHORN (Trayhorne, Trayhourn)|
Australia Births & Baptisms 1792-1891
and/or WA General Registrar’s Office
Others not verified
|Katherine b.1855 (twin) Guildford, Western Australia.|
Mary Ann b.1855 (twin) Guildford, Western Australia.
Edward Alexander b.1857 Perth, Western Australia [Reg. #3844].
Susannah b.1859 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Rosa Hannah or Rosanna Ann b.1861 Fremantle, Western Australia [Reg. #5743].
Richard George or George Richard b.1863 Fremantle, Western Australia [Reg. #7205].
James Mechanic b.1865 Guildford, Western Australia [Reg. #7205].
John George or Henry June b.1868 Guildford, Western Australia [Reg. #10752].
Caroline Esther b.1871 Fremantle, Western Australia – not verified [ERIC p.2700].
Emma b.1874 Western Australia – not verified [ancestry.com].
Alice Eugenie b.1875 Fremantle, Western Australia [Reg. #16707].
|Occupations||Barman (1849) for H L Cole [Inquirer 27 Jun 1849].|
Toodyay Hotel/Highland Laddie publican (1852-1854).
Guildford Hotel/Two Sisters publican (1855-1858).
Freemasons Hotel, Fremantle publican (1859-1865).
Stirling Arms Hotel, Guildford publican (1865-1870).
|Land Acquisition in WA||Leased Toodyay Town Lots R10, R24 & R25 20 March 1852 [Cromb p.124].|
Loc.199 Avon District 5 acres [ERIC p.2700 & Bk p.361].
|Death Date and Place||31 May 1884 Fremantle, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. 12592].|
Cause of Death: Cancer of the throat – not verified [ERIC p.2700]. See also Inquirer reference to diphtheria 4 Jun 1884.
|Burial Date and Place||June 1884 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.|
Possibly reinterred Fremantle Cemetery, Palmyra, Anglican Plot ON A0497 [findagrave website].
|Death, Funeral, Obituary Notices||Inquirer and Commercial News 4 Jun 1884.|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Regiment||96th Regiment of Foot.|
|Soldier No. and Rank||#1560 Private.|
|Enlistment Date and Place||22 Oct 1840 Norwich District [WO12-9612-154].|
Age 18 years. Bounty paid to recruit £3 5s. 0d.
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5 ins.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Good Conduct Badge and Pay 1d. per day c/f service in VDL.|
|Arrival Australia: Ship and Date||Tortoise. Embarked 16 Aug 1841.|
Dep. 26 Oct 1841 Plymouth. Arr.19 Feb 1842 Hobart, VDL [WO12-9613-307 & DPS].
|Arrival Western Australia: Ship and Date||Java 24 Feb 1847 from Hobart, embarked 27 Jan 1847, disembarked 27 Feb 1847 [WO12-9620-336].|
|Military Postings within Western Australia||Perth HQ 27 Feb 1847 to discharge 1 Jul 1851 [WO28-266-132].|
|Courts Martial in Western Australia||None.|
|Discharge Date and Place||27 Apr 1849 Perth, Western Australia – Conditional [WO28-266-97].|
1 Feb 1851 Horse Guards, Westminster, London.
1 Jul 1851 Commandant, Perth, Western Australia. Issued with Parchment Certificate.
Purchased Discharge for £7 0s. 0d. [WO28-266-132].
|Age at Discharge||c. 27 years.|
|Length of Service||c. 9 years|