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22nd Cheshire Regiment of Foot
NameFLEMING – John
Regiment (s)22nd Regiment
Regiment No (s) 2940
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
c October 1846
Description – Height
5 feet 9 inches
Overseas Service/DurationIndia 7 years
Length of Service16 years 3 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal/9 December 1862
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1862 Southampton
1863 Portsmouth
1863 2nd North London
1863 Deptford
1865 2nd North London
1867 Gloucester
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia
1871 Victoria
1872 – 1879 Sydney NSW
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birth1828/Kilfinane, Limerickn
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
David Fleming
Date/Place of Birth
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B c1830 Ireland
She arrived WA 13 June 1853 as a 23 years Irish Nursery Maid aboard the Sabine along with her sister Honor who married EPG William Pugh Smith in 1856
Date/Place of Marriage1869 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNone
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWA Times 16 July 1875 page 2
Departure from Western
John and Martha Flemming (sic) departed Fremantle on the Azelia 19th May 1871 arrived Melbourne 4th June 1871.
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial –Wife
12th November 1908 Subiaco Western Australia
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further InformationBritish Army, Worldwide Index:
1851 John Fleming Private 2940 22nd Foot location Dagshai
1861 John Fleming Corporal 2940 22nd Foot location Parkhurst
Discharge: Chronic bronchitis and heart disease.
In the 1861 Census John Fleming is a single man age 33 a corporal, born Ireland is stationed with his regiment at Carisbrook, Isle of Wight, Hampshire England.
Currently unable locate discharge documents for John FLEMING Additional information National Archive of Australia