HUTCHISON – Richard 93rd Regiment

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93rd Regiment Sutherland Highlanders

British Crimea Medal Alma Balaclava Sesastopol Clasps

Turkish Crimea Medal

Indian Mutiny Medal w Lucknow Clasp

NameHUTCHISON – Richard
Regiment (s)93rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2241
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
23rd February 1848 / 18 years / Glasgow Scotland
13th April 1857 / 27 years / Dover England (re-engaged)
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Dark / Dark / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 2 years 4 months
East Indies – 5 years 1 month
Length of Service15 years 151 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th July 1863 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsCrimea Medal with Alma Balaclava and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimean Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Edinburgh Scotland
Pension Districts1863 Edinburgh
1863 2nd Glasgow
July 1866 – March 1868 Western Australia
April 1868 – June 1874 Melbourne
1874-75 Glasgow
1881 Living in Lanarkshire Scotland
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth1830 Tron Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
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Date/Place of Birth
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SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Mary (tentative)
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMary (tentative) B 1877 Glasgow Scotland
D Not yet known
Rebecca (tentative) B 1880 Glasgow Scotland
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
11th March 1868 departed with wife per Emily Smith for Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationUnfit for continued military service from enlargement and stiffness of the right knee joint, the consequence of arthritic rheumatism for which he was first treated in June 1861, and which was caused by fatigue and exposure in the late Indian Campaign. He served throughout the Crimean War also and his constitution was a good deal impaired by that service.