CHAMBERS – John 7th 6th and 7th Dragoon Guards

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Indian Mutiny Medal


Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp

Turkish Crimea Medal

Kaffir War Medal

Name CHAMBERS – John
Regiment (s) 7th, 6th and 7th Dragoon Guards
Regiment Numbers (s) 623 / 736 / 1411
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th August 1839 / 17 years 2 months / Westminster Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 In
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Cape of Good Hope – 5 years 2 months
East Indies – 6 years 5 months
Crimea & Turkey – 10 months
Length of Service 24 years 23 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 28th March 1865 / Canterbury Kent England
Campaign Medals Kaffir War Medal 1846-47
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp
Turkish Crimean Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Smitterbey near Kirton in Lindsey Lincolnshire England
Pension Districts Nottingham or Sheffield England
Pension Paid 10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birth c1822 Reasby Lincoln Lincolnshire England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles The Daily News Mon 6th February 1888 – page 6 News of the Day
The Inquirer Commercial News Wed 14th March 1888 – page 3 News of the Day
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial 4th February 1888 Invalid Depot Mt Eliza Perth Western Australia
Anglican Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
9th March 1888 the Home Perth Western Australia
Anglican Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or Probate None
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