CAMERON – Hugh HEIC 1st Madras Artillery and Royal Artillery 17th Battery

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NameCAMERON – Hugh
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 1st Madras Artillery
and Royal Artillery 17th Battery
Regiment Number (s) 105 – Royal Artillery
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
HEIC – 2nd October 1849 / 20 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Royal Artillery – 2nd July 1861 / 32 years / Not yet known
Groom
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
6 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Royal Artillery – India – 4 years 314 days
Length of Service21 years 80 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeHEIC – Gunner  / 1st July 1861 / Not yet known
Royal Artillery – Gunner / 18th May 1869  / Dover Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Pension Districts1869 2nd Glasgow
1871-1892 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/3½d per diem for service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1870 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STRATHMORE 29th January 1871
Date/Place of Birthc1829 Kilmainock Ayr 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
BALLANTYNE Agnes nee DAVIDSON
c1835 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeAgnes B 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
M KNEALE John Benjamin 1889 Perth Western Australia
D 17th July 1927 Perth Western Australia
bur Presbyterian Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Robert B 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Robena Margaret B 1876 Fremantle Western Australia
M 1st GREGOR James Henry 1895 Perth Western Australia
M 2nd BELL Archibald Darque 1897 Perth Western Australia
James Lawson B 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1898 Perth Western Australia
bur Presbyterian Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Alexander B 1880 Perth Western Australia
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
Perth Lot 269Y
1.0.7 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 3rd February 1871 – Shipping Intelligence
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th January 1892 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationShipping Intelligence newspaper 3rd February 1871 states “man and wife” arrived.