CONNOR – William 26th and 69th Regiment

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26th Cameronian Regiment

69th Regiment

 

NameCONNOR – William
Regiment (s)26th and 69th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3230 / 1149
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th May 1849 / 17 years / Dundee Forfar Scotland
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 10 in
Fair / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 3 years 2 months
Bermuda – 4 years 8 months
Canada – 5 years 4 months
Length of Service21 years 90 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 8th August 1871 / Chichester England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Claran (Clara) Kings Ireland
Pension Districts1871 Tullamore
1874 Western Australia
1874 South Australia (not paid)
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1832 Dundee Forfarshire Angus 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
NOWLAN/NOLAN Margaret
B c1840
Date/Place of MarriagePossibly 8th January 1861 St. Mary’s Haddington Road Irishtown Dublin Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJoseph b 3rd January 1875
Bp 16th January 1875 Perth WA
Francis Aloysius B 1877 Perth WA
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe West Australian Times 3rd July 1877 page 2 Death notice of Margaret Connor
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
30th June 1877 Pensioner Barracks Perth WA
Bur East Perth cemetery WA
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 William Connor 3230 Private 26th regt location Gibraltar
1861 William Connor 3230 Drummer/fifer 26th regt location Dublin and Edinburgh
1871 D Wm Connor 1149 Private 1st Bn 60th location Quebec Canada Remarks: Attached from the 69th Regt embarked for England 30th June 1871
Discharge at own request after more than 21 years service.
William Connor’s name is on the pension list for South Australia but there is no record of payment for him.