ALLEN / ALLAN – John 42nd Regiment

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NameALLEN / ALLAN – John
Regiment (s)42nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 316
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th April 1825 / 19 years / Elgin Moray Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Sallow / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 6 years 1 month
Malta – 6 years 11 months
Corfu – 1 year 10 months
Length of Service22 years 125 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeColour Sergeant / 10th August 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Elgin Scotland
Pension Districts1847 Inverness
1858 Madras
1861 Mauritius
1864 Bombay
Pension Paid2/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th July 1851 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MINDEN 14th October 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1806 Elgin Moray Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
c1807 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeDavid B c1838 Not yet known
Jessie B c1840 Not yet known
William B c1842 Not yet known
Ann B c1845 Not yet known
George bap 1st November 1846 London England
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1858 to India
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWO23/48 and WO23/58 Part 3 both state stoppage of part pension for wife left destitute in India.