CARMICHAEL – Samuel 91st Regiment

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91st Regiment

South Africa Medal

NameCARMICHAEL – Samuel
Regiment (s)91st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1033
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th May 1838 / 18 years / Ayr Ayr Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationSt. Helena – 3 years 4 months
Cape of Good Hope – 12 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 24 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th July 1859 / Not Stated
Campaign MedalsSouth African Medal for the 2nd and 3rd Kaffir Wars 1846-1853
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1859 2nd Glasgow
1864 Tilbury
1864-1879 Western Australia
1879 -1885 South Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/0½d per diem for service Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England date not known
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 13th April 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Girvan 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
ABERNETHY Jane Esther
1831 Caithness Scotland
Date/Place of Marriage1858 Pembrokeshire Wales
Children by 1st WifeJane B 18th July 1859 Calton Lanarkshire Scotland
Margaret B 1860 Glasgow Scotland
D 19th January 1864 on board the Clara before sailing
Buried Portsmouth England
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
1st Husband of WifeMARCHMONT or MARCHANT David
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandDavid B 1853 England
D 16th July 1903 Geraldton Western Australia
Bur 17th July 1903 Eastern Road Cemetery Geraldton
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Labourer
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th March 1885 Norwood South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
5th July 1902 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Samuel Carmichael 1033 Private 91st Foot Location St. Helena
Discharge at own request having completed 21 years’ service
Jane Carmichael was admitted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital on 7th January 1880 age 51, married, Wesleyan, residing Light Square, born Scotland and had been 6 years in Colony (SA) and had arrived on the Clara.
Samuel Carmichael was admitted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital on 19th August 1882 age 60, married, he was a Presbyterian living at Kensington, a labourer born Scotland and had been 28 years in Colony and had arrived on the Clara