HAMILTON – John 97th Regiment

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97th Regiment Ulster

Turkish Crimea Medal

Regiment (s)97th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3064
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th July 1853 / 17 years 6 months / Belfast Antrim Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Hazel / Light Brown / Severe gunshot wound in right arm
Overseas Service/DurationGreece – 5 months
Crimea – 1 year 1 month
Length of Service2 years 185 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 22nd July 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsTurkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Caledon Armagh Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Armagh
1861 2nd Belfast
1861 1st Liverpool
1862 Armagh
1862 Bermuda
1863-1864 Western Australia
1864-1866 South Australia
1866-1867 Victoria Australia
1868 1st London
Pension Paid8d per diem
1861 Increased to 10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1836 Caledon near Armagh Armagh 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
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeJohn B Not yet known
Robert B c1862 Not yet known
D 3rd April 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register 7th November 1864 – page 2
Departure from Western
1864 to South Australia
1866 to Victoria Australia
1868 to England
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1867 Struck off Pension list gone to Calcutta India.

Headstone of HAMILTON Robert removed from Skinner Street Cemetery to Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia