CAMPBELL – Kenneth 72nd Regiment

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72nd Regiment Colours

East Perth Cemetery


Name CAMPBELL – Kenneth
Regiment (s)72nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 253
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th November 1824 / 14 years / Edinburgh Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 1½ in
Fair / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 11 years 11 months
Gibraltar – 3 years 2 months
West Indies – 1 year 4 months
Length of Service20 years 190 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th September 1849 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Edinburgh Scotland
Pension Districts1849 1st Edinburgh
1850 2nd Edinburgh
Pension Paid8d per diem
1873 Increased to 11d per diem for Service in Enrolled Force
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 BirthNot yet known
Dalkeith Midlothian Scotland
Date/Place of Baptism1st January 1808 Inveresk with Musselburgh Midlothian Scotland
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Ellen or Helen
c1817 Lasswade Midlothian Scotland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeThomas B c1846 Lasswade Midlothian Scotland
GALLAGHER Mary Ann 1870 Perth 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
Perth Lot Y127
1 acre
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer Perth Wednesday 5th May 1852 – page 2
The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News Friday 14th October 1853 – page 2
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial23rd August 1890 Melbourne Road Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1889 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1872 pension suspended for 2 months while imprisoned for violently assaulting his wife.