BARR – William 71st and 42nd Regiment

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71st Regiment Highland Light Infantry Colours

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

 

Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp

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NameBARR – William
Regiment (s)71st and 42nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2310 / 1351
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th February 1845 / 16 years 11 months / Not yet known
Carder
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 1 year
Corfu – 1 year 10 months
Crimea – 1 year 4 months
India – 8 years 8 months
Length of Service21 years 18 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 4th June 1867 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastapol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1867 1st Glasgow
Paisley
Glasgow
Paisley
1873 Greenwich
1874-1882 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1839 Greenock Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriagec1862 Not yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th September 1882 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationCoroner’s Inquest September 1882 re murder by Frederick SCANLON over opium.