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ISLAND – John 2nd Regiment

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2nd Regiment
Dies in Military Hospital – Pensioner Barracks
NameISLAND – John
Regiment (s)2nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1153
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
2nd June 1839 / 19 years / Salford Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 5 years 10 months
Length of Service10 years 308 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th May 1850 / Newry Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
St. Helen’s Liverpool Lancashire England
Pension Districts1850 1st Manchester
1851 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th July 1851 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MINDEN 14th October 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1820 St. Helen’s Liverpool Lancashire England
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
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer Perth Wednesday 29th October 1851 – page 2
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial5th September 1860 Military Hospital Perth Western Australia
bur Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army, Worldwide Index:
1841 John Island 1153 Location Deesa
Discharge: Wounded in India before the enemy –‘affection of left ankle’
Burial history for East Perth Cemeteries quotes trade as File Maker – also on Surgeon’s list.