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DALTON – John 87th Regiment

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87th Regiment Colours
NameDALTON – John
Regiment (s)87th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 845
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd December 1861 / 19 years / Carrick on Suir Tipperary Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 10.5/8 in
Sallow / Grey / Light Brown / Letter ‘D’ on left side
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 1 year 8 months
Malta – 2 years 3 months
Length of Service8 years 91 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th July 1870 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Waterford Ireland
Pension Districts1870 Waterford
1870 Clonmel
1871 Preston
1873 Greenwich
1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid7d per diem – Temporary 18 months until 1st February 1872.
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 Birthc1842 Cahir Tipperary 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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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 yet known
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to an injury sustained to the left forearm at Malta 4th December 1869 restricting movement.
The termination date of his temporary pension was prior to the sailing of the Naval Brigade seeing there is no mention of it being extended.