COLLINS – Daniel HEIC 2nd European Light Infantry

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East India Company

NameCOLLINS – Daniel
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 2nd European Light Infantry
Regiment Number (s) 576
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1840 / Not stated / London England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¼ in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service20 years 4 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / October 1861 / London England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1861 2nd East London
1863-1869  Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1823 St Mary’s Cork Ireland
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
YATES Maria (Jean)
21st June 1832 Bombay India (tentative)
5th August 1832 India (tentative)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeROGERS Mark Dore – 83rd Regiment arrived “Sultana” 1859
Date/Place of Marriage1869 Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
3rd Husband of WifeGEDDINGS George – 21st and 61st Regiment arrived “Norwood” 1862
Date/Place of Marriage1872 Western Australia
Children by 3rd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th February 1869 Perth Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDaniel Collins survived the shipwreck of the “Lord William Bentinck” on Christmas Day 1839 while entering Bombay Harbour