BARRETT – John 61st Regiment

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61st South Gloucestershire Regiment

NameBARRETT – John
Regiment (s)61st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 362
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd April 1825 / 20 years / Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationCeylon – 11 years 6 months
Length of Service21 years 249 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22nd June 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1847 1st London District
1850-1869 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0½d per diem
Increased to 1/2d per diem
1857 Increased to 1/6d per diem totally blind
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1805 St. John’s Limerick Ireland
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
HALL Alice
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage29th November 1846 Northfleet St Botolph’s  Gravesham Kent England
Children by 1st WifeCatherine B c1848 England
Mary Ann B c1849 England
M 1871 ALBERT Henry Fremantle Western Australia
D 1880 Western Australia
Ellen B 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
M 1873 PONTEVIVO Dominic
D c1883 Western Australia (murdered)
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
Assigned Locations P10 and P14 at Freshwater Bay
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1869 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationJohn Barrett was totally blind by 1857