CAMPBELL – John 42nd Regiment and Rifle Brigade 2nd Battalion

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42nd Regiment Royal Highland Cap Badge

Rifle Brigade Cap Badge


Name CAMPBELL – John
Regiment (s)42nd Regiment and Rifle Brigade 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1048
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd May 1825 / 18 years / Glasgow Lanark Scotland
Description – Height
6 Ft 0 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 6 years 2 months
Malta – 2 years 9 months
Corfu – 2 years 6 months
Bermuda – 10 months
North America – 3 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 91 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 8th September 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1846 2nd Glasgow
1850 2nd Manchester
1860 Ceylon
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th July 1851 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MINDEN 14th October 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Barony Glasgow Lanark 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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJean Ann B c1833 Not yet known
John B c1838 Not yet known
Christina B c1843 Not yet known
James B July 1851 at sea
D 27th September 1851 at sea
Archibald B 1855 York Western Australia
Colin B 1857 York Western Australia
Alexander Sinclair B 1859 York Western Australia
Norman Angus B 1859 York 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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1860 to Ceylon
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd February 1862 Colombo Ceylon
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information