ARCHER – John HEIC Bengal Infantry

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East India Company

NameARCHER – John
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bengal Infantry
Regiment Number (s)  –
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
March 1840 / 20 years /  Dublin Ireland (Tentative)
Paper Stainer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5 1/8 in
Fresh  / Blue / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia
Length of Service7 years 2 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th May 1847 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts2nd Dublin
1849 1st Dublin
1853 West Australia
1856 Adelaide
1871 – March 1879 Victoria
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Dublin Ireland (Tentative)
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
ARCHER Joseph
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Maria
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
MAGENNIS Mary
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage2nd February 1851 Bray Dublin Ireland
Children by 1st WifePatrick B c1852 Ireland
D 10th January 1853 aboard Pyreenes II ‘off Deal’
bur Deal St George’s Kent England
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register (Adelaide SA: 1839 – 1900) 14th November 1855 page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
1st November 1855 left Western Australia for Adelaide per Vivid: subsequently moved to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial20th January 1890 Ballarat Victoria Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information