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Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp


83rd Regiment Dublin


NameBIRD – 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
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fair / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 12 years 360 days
Length of Service18 years 360 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 18th April 1865 / Aldershot England (possibly)
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Central Indian Clasp
Intended Residence at
Ganens Arms Brand Hill Ludlow Shropshire England
Pension Districts1865 – 1867 Worcester
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d 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 Birthc1825 Lentwardine Ludlow Herefordshire England
Date/Place of Baptism17th Jul 1825 Lentwardine Ludlow Herefordshire England
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsJames born 1821
John born 1826
Phillip born 1831 all born Herefordshire
Also a Mary Francis born 1766 no relationship given
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
None – single
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Land Grants Western AustraliaNone
Occupation after ArrivalNot yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th February 1869 Military Hospital Fremantle Western Australia / Buried Anglican section Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle WA
Will or ProbateNone
Further InformationDischarged from the army with conjunctivitis ‘never likely to be able to contribute towards earning a livelihood except in a very miner degree.’
Cause of death Asthma, broken up constitution