BIRD – John 83rd Regiment

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Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp

 

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Name BIRD – John
Regiment (s) 83rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2326
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd July 1845 / 17 years 3 months / Birmingham Warwick England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fair / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration East Indies – 12 years 360 days
Length of Service 18 years 360 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Corporal / 18th April 1865 / Aldershot England (possibly)
Campaign Medals Indian Mutiny Medal with Central Indian Clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Ganens Arms Brand Hill Ludlow Shropshire England
Pension Districts 1865 – 1867 Worcester
Pension Paid 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birth c1825 Lentwardine Ludlow Herefordshire England
Date/Place of Baptism 17th Jul 1825 Lentwardine Ludlow Herefordshire England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
James
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Sarah
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
None – single
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Land Grants Western Australia None
Occupation after Arrival Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 13th February 1869 Military Hospital Fremantle Western Australia
Will or Probate None
Further Information