FAIRGRIEVE – Richard 71st Regiment

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71st Regiment Highland Light Infantry Colours

Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp

NameFAIRGRIEVE – Richard
Regiment (s)71st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1472
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
25th May 1840 / 20 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¾ in
Dark / Black / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 2 years 5 months
West Indies – 3 years 2 months
Corfu – 1 year 9 months
Crimea – 1 year 4 months
Malta – 1 year 7 months
East Indies – 1 year 4 months
Length of Service21 years 21 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 8th July 1862 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Central India clasp
Intended Residence at
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1862 2nd Glasgow
1864 Western Australia
1864 Madras
1865 Hull
1874 2nd Glasgow
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England date not known
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 1864 13th April 1864
Date/Place of Birth24th May 1824 Canongates Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
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
c1826 Paisley Renfrewshire Scotland
Date/Place of Marriage22nd November 1847 Glasgow Scotland
Children by 1st WifeMarion Jane B c1858 Bridgeton Glasgow Scotland
Joseph B c1860 Not yet known
Emily Ford B 1861 Stirling Scotland
Mary B 1861 Stirling Scotland
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
Occupation after
1864 applied for employment in Colonial Service
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1865 to Madras
1866 to Hull England
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information