BARRY – John 91st Regiment

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91st Regiment

South Africa Medal

NameBARRY – John
Regiment (s)91st Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 835
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th April 1832 Ayr Scotland
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Blue / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationSaint Helena – 3 years 5 months
Cape of Good Hope – 7 years 8 months
Length of Service15 years 92 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th October 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSouth African Medal 2nd & 3rd Kaffir Wars 1846-1853
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Strathaven Lanarkshire Scotland
Pension Districts1847 1st Glasgow 1850 2nd Glasgow
1850 1st Glasgow
1852 Tilbury Fort
1853 – 1855 Western Australia
1856 2nd West London
1856 1st Glasgow
Unknown dates – 2nd West London transfer to 2nd Glasgow, handed to 1st Glasgow
Pension Paid7d 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 Birthc1814  Avondale Strathaven Lanarkshire 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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth 1855-1901) 8th August 1855 page 2 Passenger list Rapid to Singapore
Departure from Western
Australia
As above
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th August 1860 Glasgow Scotland
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1841 John Barrie(sic) 835 Private 91st foot location Grahamstown Cape of Good Hope
Discharge due to paralysis which first became apparent at the beginning of July 1846 when stationed in camp near Buffalo River and attributed to having had a Coup de Soleil followed by a fit of apoplexy.