CAMPBELL – George 79th Regiment

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George Campbell by Les Green – EPG Gazette 2006 No 4

79th Regiment – Camerons

Pensioner Barracks


NameCAMPBELL – George
Regiment (s)79th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 417
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th May 1825 / 17 years / Wick Caithness Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Dark / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 7 years 3 months
Gibraltar – 5 years 6 months
Length of Service21 years 74 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th August 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Thurso Wick Caithness Scotland
Pension Districts1847 Thurso
1850-1886 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1873 Increased to 1/3d per diem for 12 years 10 months service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Latheron Wick Caithness Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
MURRAY Jane or Sarah Jane
c1826 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeGeorge Maitland B 10th September 1837
M REDDAWAY Mary Elizabeth 23rd March 1857 St John’s Church of England Fremantle Western Australia (daughter of REDDAWAY Henry Blackmore EPG)
D 2nd February 1916 Northam Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Northam Pioneer Cemetery Western Australia
William B c1844 Not yet known
D Not yet known
Christine B c1847
D Not yet known
Ellen B c1849
D Not yet known
Charlotte  B c1852
D Not yet known
Mary Ann B 28th June 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
bap 1855 Fremantle Western Australia
M BARRON Thomas Mark Patrick 1871 Church of England Albany Western Australia
D c1919 Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Pinjarra Suburban Lot 78
Occupation after
Police Constable 1852 Fremantle
Messenger Public Offices 1853 – Local Government
Gaoler Fremantle 1854
Gaoler Albany 1858
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial19th March 1886 Mt Eliza Depot
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st November 1857 Western Australia
Wesleyan Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information