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
Clerk
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
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
Discharge
London
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
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
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Assigned Locations P10 and P14 at Freshwater Bay
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1869 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationJohn Barrett was totally blind by 1857