HEPNEY / HEAPHY / HEAPLEY – John HEIC Bengal Artillery

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Name HEPNEY / HEAPHY / HEAPLEY – John
Regiment (s) Honourable East India Company Bengal Artillery
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 299
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th October 1834 / 20 years / Cork Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Brown / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration HEIC
Length of Service 12 years 2 months
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Gunner / 1st February 1848 / Not stated
Campaign Medals Not yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts 1848 1st East London
1852 2nd East London
1853-1854 Western Australia
1858-1870 Melbourne
Pension Paid 9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birth c1815 Cork Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not 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
1853 employed in Convict Establishment without sanction of Staff Office Pension
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Left after August 1854 left without permission pension suspended.  Pension reinstated 1858 Victoria.
Date/Place of Death/Burial 26th September 1870 Melbourne Victoria Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or Probate None known
Further Information There is a possibility that John Heaply resided in Tasmania and South Australia before settling in Victoria. Some records support this.

29th June 1835 embarked from England for India per “Earl Grey”