BARR / BASS – Robert / John 15th and 81st Regiment

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15th Regiment

81st Regiment Colours


NameBARR / BASS – Robert / John
Regiment (s)15th and 81st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2188 – 81st Regiment
512 – 15th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th February 1831 / 17 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Fair  / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 1 year
Canada – 1 year 2 months
Length of Service10 years 175 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st May 1852 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNil
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1852 2nd Dublin
1852 Kilkenny
1853- Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem for 2½ years pension to  expire 25th December 1854
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th May 1853 Tilbury England via Dublin
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PHOEBE DUNBAR 30th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth4th November 1813  Dalserf Hamilton Lanarkshire Scotland
Date/Place of Baptismbap 12th November 1813 Dalserf Hamilton Lanarkshire Scotland
Date/Place of Birth
BARR Archibald
bap 20th October 1771 Gorbals Lanarkshire Scotland
Date/Place of Birth
DEWAR Margaret
bap 23rd June 1781 Larkhall Lanarkshire Scotland
4th January 1804 Dalserf Lanarkshire Scotland
SiblingsJames bap 11th June 1807 Dalserf Lanarkshire Scotland
Margaret bap 9th April 1809 Dalserf Lanarkshire Scotland
Archibald B 29th April 1812 Dalserf Lanarkshire Scotland
John B 9th August 1815 Dalserf Lanarkshire Scotland
Thomas B 7th April 1819 Dalserf Lanarkshire Scotland
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Rebecca (may have been second wife
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeUNKNOWN Child B 27th August 1853 abroad Phoebe Dunbar
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeNot yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 2nd WifeNot yet known
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationArmy deserter in 1836: may have been marked with the letter “D”