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HOPPER – Martin 28th and 86th Regiment

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28th Regiment North Gloucestershire Colours
86th Regiment
Indian Mutiny Medal Central India Clasp
NameHOPPER – Martin
Regiment (s)28th and 86th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) – / 2675
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th July 1844 / 19 years / Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Sallow / Blue / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 14 years 7 months
Length of Service18 years 308 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th July 1863 / Approved Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Central India clasp
Intended Residence at
Clonmel Ireland
Pension Districts1863 Clonmel
1865-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th September 1865 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
VIMIERA 22nd December 1865
Date/Place of Birth1825 Mullingar Westmeath 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
SULLIVAN Margaret or Mary
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
1st Husband of WifeDUTTON Joseph – Royal Artillery 6th Battalion 3rd Brigade  arrived Hougoumont 1868
Date/Place of Marriage1869 Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial10th September 1868 Western Australia
Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle WA
Date/Place of Death/Burial
12th Aug 1906
Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1851 Martin Hopper 2675 Private 86th Foot location Poona Imdia
1861 Martin Hopper 2675 Private 86th Foot location Newry and Curragh
Discharge due to chronic hepatitis – worn out
November 16 1865 Martin Hopper and his wife reported for making use of violent and threatening language to Corporal Quin during the voyage of the Vimeira. Martin said he would “put out his fire” and the wife threatened to run him through with a bayonet – Sergeant major reported them to the Commandant on arriving at Fremantle.
2 July and 28th July 1880 Mary Dutton Widow of Pensioner Hopper applied for relief
Margaret had a third marriage to John HEAP 2nd October 1881