GREER / GREEN – John 57th and 77th Regiment

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57th Regiment West_Middlesex Badge

77th Regiment

British Crimea Medal (Alma-Balaclava-Inkerman-Sebastopol Clasps)

Indian Mutiny Medal

NameGREER / GREEN – John
Regiment (s)57th and 77th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1731 – 77th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th October 1843 / 19 years / Liverpool Lancashire England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Light grey / Dark brown / Musket ball wound on right side of chest
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean Turkey and Crimea – 2 years 2 months
Length of Service12 years 222 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 15th July 1856 Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Balaklava (?), Inkermann and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1856 Liverpool
1858 Bristol
1858 Liverpool
1863 Western Australia
1864-1883 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1824 Downpatrick Belfast Ireland
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
JONES Sarah
B 1825 Liverpool Lancashire England
Date/Place of Marriage27th July 1858 St Nicholas Liverpool Lancashire England (Tentative)
Children by 1st WifeMary Jane B 1853 Liverpool Lancashire England
D Not yet known
William B 1855 Liverpool Lancashire England
D Not yet known
Elizabeth B 1857 Liverpool Lancashire England
D Not yet known
Thomas B 1860 Liverpool Lancashire England
M LAVAN (nee BENNETT) Emily Jane 19th July 1888 South Australia
D 10th October 1940 Adelaide South Australia
bur West Terrace Adelaide South Australia
John B 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1863 aged 10 weeks Fremantle Western Australia
Sarah B 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1863 aged 11 weeks Fremantle Western Australia
Margaret B 1865 Adelaide South Australia
D 1865 Adelaide South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
GREER Thomas
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNone known
Departure from Western
Australia
9th October 1864 left Western Australia (as J. Grear) with wife and four children for South Australia per “Sea Ripple”
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd November 1883 Adelaide South Australia
West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
8th July 1880 Adelaide South Australia
West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
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