GILL – James Honourable East India Company

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East India Company

Indian Mutiny Medal

NameGILL – James
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 1st Bengal European Fusiliers
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 242
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
March 1856 / 27 years / unknown location
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7.3/8 in
Sallow / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC India 3 years 4 months (NAA record)
Length of Service3 years 4 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 20th July 1859 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1859 1st Dublin
1866 Tilbury
December 1866 – September 1868 Western Australia
September – December 1868 Melbourne Victoria
1869 – 75 Dublin
Pension Paid9d per diem Increased to 1/3 16th November 1881 (WO23/23 1866-1876)
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birthc1829 Galway Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
GILL Patrick
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Elizabeth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Friday 21st August 1868 page 2 Passenger list King Oscar
Departure from Western
Australia
19th August 1868 sailed to Victoria per King Oscar
Date/Place of Death/BurialPossibly July – September 1884 Dundalk District Armagh Ireland
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarge due to wounds received before Delhi