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HITCHCOCK – John 25th Regiment

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25th Regiment King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Regiment (s)25th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1505
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th September 1840 / 20 years / Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 3 years 8 months
East Indies – 10 Years 8 months
Length of Service21 years 58 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate /12 November 1861 /  Not stated
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Woolwich Kent England
Pension Districts1861 Woolwich
1863 Tilbury
1863-1865 Western Australia
1865 – 1876 South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1820 Skull Skibbereen Cork 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
Did not marry
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
(Royal) Adelaide Hospital admission indicates Shepherd / Labourer
Newspaper ArticlesNone found
Departure from Western
Late 1865 by unknown ship
Date/Place of Death/Burial27th April 1876 Kangaroo Flats South Australia age 60 Ref 73/98
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 British Army World Wide Index – Location: Brecon, Wales
1851 British Army World Wide Index – Location: Bangalore, India
1861 British Army World Wide Index – Regiment stationed at: Gibraltar
Discharge at own request having served 21 years
(Royal) Adelaide Hospital admissions
Admission No. 446, admitted 27/03/1874, age 54, S, C of E, residence Morphett St., Occ shepherd, born Cork, 10 years in Colony.
Adm 666 20/04/1876 age 60, S, C of E, residence Kangaroo Flat, labourer, born Cork Ireland, 12 years in colony, died 27/04/1876.