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27th Regiment Inniskilling Crest
Kaffir War Medal
NameGREGORY – John
Regiment (s)27th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 631
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th December 1830 / 20 years / Belturbet Cavan Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft ? in
Dark / Black / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 12 years 230 days
Length of Service17 years 162 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 6th June 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSouth African Medal for the Kaffir Wars 1835-1847
Intended Residence at
Ballyconnell Cavan Ireland
Pension Districts1848 Cavan
1856-1859 Western Australia paid WA to3 1 March 1859 see WO22/273 paid Melbourne from 1 April 1859
1859-1887 Melbourne Victoria
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland 
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1810 Tomregan Ballyconnell Cavan 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 Marriage22nd August 1849 Ireland
Children by 1st WifeEliza B c1850 Not yet known Ireland
Ann B Not yet known
Jane Ann
B c 1852
M BLAKENEY George 1876
D 27th September 1925 Flemington Victoria
George Thomas B 1854
D 6th April 1915 age 61 Melbourne East
Only 2 children accompanied them to Victoria ie Jane and George
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
MORTON John/Edward
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register Monday 21 February 1859 page 2 Passenger list Frances
The Age Monday 3rd January 1887 page 1 Death Notice John Gregory
The Age Monday 21 January 1895 page 1 Death notice Ann Gregory Page 8 Funeral Notice
The Argus Monday 28th September 1925 Page 1 Death notice Jane Ann Blakeney
Departure from Western
1859 to South Australia per Frances Departed 30 January 1859 Arrived Adelaide 19 February 1859
1859 to Victoria per Burra Burra dep Adelaide 23 February arrived Melbourne 28th February 1859
Date/Place of Death/Burial2nd December 1887 Flemington Victoria Australia
Melbourne General Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/Burial
20th January 1895 Flemington Melbourne Victoria Australia
Melbourne General Cemetery
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 631 John Gregory location cape of Good Hope
Discharge due to impaired vision due to Ophthalmia