DIGNAN / DIGNAM / DIGNUN – John 4th Light Dragoons and 17th Lancers

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4th Light Dragoons

17th Lancers

Pensioner Barracks

NameDIGNAN / DIGNAM / DIGNUN – John
Regiment (s)4th Light Dragoons and 17th Lancers
Regiment Number (s) 249 / 697
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st February 1825 / 18 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Carpenter
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Dark / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 14 years 5 months
Length of Service19 years 334 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st January 1845 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1845 1st Dublin
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1880 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
13th March 1851 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 28th June 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1807 St. Mary’s Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
DIGNAM James
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
ROSS Elizabeth nee MAXWELL
c1818 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage25th January 1847 St. Mark’s Dublin Ireland
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
MAXWELL William
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Albany – Albany Road Lot P5
3 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th April 1880 Mt. Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1867 Not yet known
Albany Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information