WYNNE Samuel

NAME: Samuel WYNNEName variations: Wynn.
Birth Date and Placec. 1801 Warrington, Lancashire, England [WO97-652-79].
Baptism Date and Place
Marriage Date and Place
Land Acquisition in WA
Death Date and Place22 Apr 1859 Bunbury, Western Australia [WABDM Reg #1297].
Burial Date and Place23 Apr 1859 Bunbury Pioneer Catholic Cemetery, Western Australia [LDS Film #7720548 p.90].
Death, Funeral, Obituary NoticesNone.
Will and ProbateNone.
Regiment51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding, The Kings Own Light Infantry) Regiment.
Soldier No. and Rank#478 Private [WO97-652-79].
Attestation Date and Place14 Oct 1825 Liverpool, Lancashire (aged 24).
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Distinguishing marks: head rather on one side.
Service/CampaignsIonian Islands 5 years 6 months.
Australian Colonies 7 years 6 months.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesNone.
Casualty/MedicalWorn out and not fit for service in India.
Regimental or District Courts MartialImprisoned from 20 Mar 1832 to 2 May 1832. Possibly Regimental Court Martial.
Imprisoned from 12 Apr 1836 to 27 Jun 1836. Possibly District Court Martial.
Imprisoned from 27 Oct 1836 to 3 Mar 1837. Possibly District Court Martial.
WO86-002-183 and 218 cite District Courts Martial for a Saml. Wynn in Dublin and Belfast respectively, but the dates are not exactly the same.
Arrival Australian State: Ship and DateAugusta Jessie.  Embarked 11 Oct 1839, Deptford, London [WO25-3503].
Arr. 25 Feb 1840  Port Jackson, NSW. Dep. Kingston, Dublin, Ireland 11 Nov 1839 [DPS].
Marian Watson.
Arr. 4 Apr 1840 Hobart, VDL. Dep. 22 Mar 1840 Sydney, NSW [The Colonist; WO12-6202-19].
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateRunnymede 25 Jun 1840 from Hobart [TROVE].
Military Postings within Western AustraliaWilliamsburg 25 Jun 1840 to 31 May 1843.
Perth HQ 1 Jun to 30 Sep 1843 inc. Garrison Duty (Sep).
Bunbury 1 Oct 1843 to 30 Jun 1846.
Perth HQ 1 Jul 1846 to 31 Jan 1847.
On furlough until discharge 11 Mar 1847.
[All sourcing from WO12-6202 TO 6208].
Courts Martial in Western AustraliaNone.
Discharge Date and Place
Admitted to Pension
11 Mar 1847 Perth, Western Australia [WO97-652-79].
24 Aug 1847 Perth, Western Australia [WO23-149].
Age at Discharge45 years 6 months.
Length of Service20 years 288 days [WO97-652-79].
21 years 3 months [WO23-149].
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-652-79.
Pension DistrictWestern Australia.
Pension Amount1/0d. per diem.
Notes on Pension PaymentPaid by Regiment to 31 Mar 1848.
Paid by Commissariat to 30 Jun 1851.
Thereafter, transferred to Captain Bruce’s Pay List.
There is nothing to suggest Wynne was taken onto EPF strength, this was merely a means of receiving his pension entitlement as a military pensioner once Perth became a Pension District with the arrival of Captain John Bruce and the EPF men [WO22-248-39].