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FLEMING – Douglas 91st Regiment

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91st Regiment Argyllshire
Possible Suicide
NameFLEMING – Douglas
Regiment (s)91st Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 749
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th April 1831 / 18 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationSt Helena – 3 years 4 months
Cape of Good Hope – 4 years 7 months
Length of Service13 years 123 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th August 1844 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Douglas Lanarkshire Scotland
Pension Districts1844 – 2nd Glasgow
1849 -1st Glasgow
1853 – 83 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Struck off Pension list twice in Western Australia due to convictions for a Felony 1862 (restored 1873) and 1879
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birth17 August, Douglas Lanarkshire Scotland
Date/Place of Baptism23 August, Douglas Lanarkshire Scotland
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth WA 1855-1901)
21st November 1860 page 2
4th September 1861 page 2
28th January 1863 page 2-3
18th June 1879 page 3
The Daily News (Perth WA: 1882 -1950) 12th May 1883 page 3
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialD late April 1883 – drowned (Probable Suicide) Chapman River Geraldton Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Douglas Fleming 749 Private 91st Foot location Grahamstown Cape of Good Hope
Discharge due to ophthalmia in both eyes