BENNETT – John HEIC Madras Artillery and Royal Artillery Depot Brigade

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NameBENNETT – John
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Madras Artillery and Royal Artillery Depot Brigade
Regiment Number (s)  –
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th December 1842 / 21 years / London Middlesex England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIHEIC
Length of Service21 years 327 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 18th November 1862 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Jersey Channel Islands
Pension Districts1862 Jersey
1863 2nd Dublin
1863-1865 Western Australia
1865-1868 South Australia
1868 New South Wales
1876 – March 1879 Victoria
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birth1821 Yarmouth Norfolk England
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 – wife absconded before embarkation of the Guard abroad the “Clyde”
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot 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
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationHalf of John Bennett’s pension was paid to his wife in Dublin for an unknown period