RUMMER William

William Rummer [colourised portrait by Chromis86.ancestry]
Enlistment in Army [warning poor resolution]
Sheerness Barracks 1851
Tortoise at Ascension 1853
Perth Gazette 27 Feb 1847
Army Discharge 1 July 1851
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NAME: William Alexander RUMMERName variations: Rummer-Greenacre
Additional Notes on William Rummer’s Life
Birth Date and Place26 Jan 1823 Norwich, Norfolk, England [Norfolk Record Office PD15/10].
Baptism Date and Place4 Nov 1827 Parish of St Martin at Oak, Diocese of Norwich, Norfolk [Norfolk Record Office PD15/10].
Marriage Date and Place21 Jul 1852 St George’s Church, Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg. #444].
SpouseSusan (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 [].
Alice Eugenie b.1875 Fremantle, Western Australia [Reg. #16707].
OccupationsBarman (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 WALeased 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 Place31 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 PlaceJune 1884 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Possibly reinterred Fremantle Cemetery, Palmyra, Anglican Plot ON A0497 [findagrave website].
Death, Funeral, Obituary NoticesInquirer and Commercial News 4 Jun 1884.
Will and ProbateNone.
Regiment96th Regiment of Foot.
Soldier No. and Rank#1560 Private.
Enlistment Date and Place22 Oct 1840 Norwich District [WO12-9612-154].
Age 18 years. Bounty paid to recruit £3 5s. 0d.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5 ins.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesGood Conduct Badge and Pay 1d. per day c/f service in VDL.
Arrival Australia: Ship and DateTortoise. Embarked 16 Aug 1841.
Dep. 26 Oct 1841 Plymouth. Arr.19 Feb 1842 Hobart, VDL  [WO12-9613-307 & DPS].
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateJava 24 Feb 1847 from Hobart, embarked 27 Jan 1847, disembarked 27 Feb 1847 [WO12-9620-336].
Military Postings within Western AustraliaPerth HQ 27 Feb 1847 to discharge 1 Jul 1851 [WO28-266-132].
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. Issued with Parchment Certificate.
Purchased Discharge for £7 0s. 0d. [WO28-266-132].
Age at Dischargec. 27 years.
Length of Servicec. 9 years