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JACKSON – John HEIC Artillery Bombay

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Honourable East India Company – Painting of Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
Indian Mutiny Medal
NameJACKSON – John
Regiment (s)HEIC Artillery Bombay
Regiment No (s) Discharge Number 136
Date/Age/Place/Trade or Profession at Attestationc1836 / Not yet known / Not yet known
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / Unknown
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service24 years 8 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 24th June 1861 / Not yet known
Campaign Medals1 medal –possibly Indian Mutiny 1857-1859 (NAA )
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1861 2nd Dublin
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 Western Australia –paid to 31 December 1870
1871 Melbourne Victoria Australia
Tasmania paid to 31 December 1875
1875- 31 March 1877 New South Wales Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Dublin 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 WifeNot yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
December 1870 to Victoria Australia
Possible Bungaree 27 September 1870
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further Information1870 transfer to Victoria document states married with two children under 14 yrs
WO22/300 Pension paid to 31 March 1877 off pension due to non appearance