COYLE – John Cape Mounted Rifles and 27th Regiment

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27th Regiment Inniskilling Crest


NameCOYLE – John
Regiment (s)27th Regiment  Cape Mounted Rifles and 27th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 507/ 630 / 1167
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th June 1827 / 20 years / Stralane Donegal Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 11 in
Fresh / Brown / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 12 years 330 days
Length of Service20 years 353 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 13th June 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Londonderry Ireland
Pension Districts1848 Londonderry Ireland
1850 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Raphoe Donegal 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
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary B unknown
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Gatekeeper Convict Establishment from 26 June 1850 to 30 July 1850 – re-employed as Assistant Warder 1 November 1850 to 11 June 1851
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850 arrival of Scindian
Departure from Western
2nd July 1851 left for South Australia per Lapwing with wife and 1 child – spent 1851-52 in South Australia and New South Wales before traveling to London 1853 Paisley 1854 and Londonderry 1865?
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th October 1866 at Londonderry Ireland
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
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