FARMER – John 74th Regiment

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74th Regiment Highlanders

NameFARMER – John
Regiment (s)74th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1788
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th February 1840 / 18 years 2 months / Fort William Cavan Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Blue / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 3 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 192 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th August 1861 / Aberdeen Scotland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Chatham Kent England
Pension Districts1861 Chatham
1865-1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Rossleay Monaghan 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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st February 1866 Western Australia
Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDeath occurred burnt in bush.