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COLLINS – Daniel HEIC 2nd European Light Infantry

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Honourable East India Company – Painting of Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
NameCOLLINS – Daniel
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 2nd European Light Infantry
Regiment Number (s) 576
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7 January 1840 / 21 years / London England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¼ in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC To India 17 February 1840 Lord William Bentinck
From India Cossipore 5th October 1860
Length of Service20 years 4 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th October 1860 / London England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Cork Ireland
Pension Districts1861 2nd East London
1863 Tilbury
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 Birthc 1819 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
21st June 1832 Bombay India (tentative)
5th August 1832 India (tentative – father Henry mother Charlotte)
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 March 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 17 June 1840 while entering Bombay Harbour