FAIRGRIEVE – Richard 71st Regiment

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71st Regiment Highland Light Infantry Colours

Indian Mutiny Medal with Central India Clasp

Crimean War Medal

Turkish Crimea Medal

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
Japaner
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
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
Stated as a bugler on some records
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Central India clasp
Crimean Medal
Crimean Turkish
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1862 2nd Glasgow
1864 Tilbury
1864 Western Australia
1865 Madras
1866 Hull
1867 2nd Glasgow
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 Canongate Edinburgh Midlothian 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
JOHNSTONE or JOHNSTON Marion
c1826 Paisley Renfrewshire Scotland
Date/Place of Marriage22nd November 1847 Glasgow Scotland
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B c1845 Corfu Greece
M BROADLEY James 1864 Fremantle WA 64th regt Arr Clara 1864
M de LITKI Luigi Guiseppi 8th December 1870 Bombay India
M MURRAY John Jeremiah 2 September 1878 Bellary Madras India
Joseph B c 1854 Corfu Ionian Islands see British Forces births for year of birth also subsequent Census entries.
M McLEOD Christina 1881 Bridgeton Lanarkshire
Marion Jane B c1858 Bridgeton Glasgow Scotland
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Assistant Warder 30th August 1864-1 May 1865
1864 applied for employment in Colonial Service
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1865 to Madras
1866 to Hull England
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Richard Fairgreive (sic) 71st regiment 28/06/1841 Joined from Depot location St. John’s Canada
1851 Richard Fairgrieve 1472 Private 71st regiment location Dublin
1861 As above location Stirling Castle
1861 Census Richard Fairgrove and his wife Marian is living St. John’s Street Stirling with their son Joseph who was born 1860 Corfu Greece –(the age is incorrect should be age 6 born 1854)
Daughter Elizabeth age 15 is a domestic servant in the home of Mary Scott at Dollar Clackmannanshire, she was born Corfu Greece 1846
1871 Richard, Marion and son Joseph (Fargrave) are living at Oswald Street Calton, Bridgeton Glasgow. Richard is working as a painter