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JOHNSTON / JOHNSTONE / JOHNSON – James 46th and 84th Regiment

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46th Regiment South Devonshire
84th Regiment York and Lancaster
Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow Clasp
Regiment (s)46th and 84th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1649 – 46th Regiment
2199 – 84th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd March 1842 / 19 years / Gloucester Gloucestershire England
Silk Weaver
Description – Height
5 Ft 9½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / Pock Pitted
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 17 years 17 days
Length of Service21 years 100 days
Entitled to reckon 1 year’s additional service Good Conduct pay and pension for Lucknow
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th June 1862 / Inquiry Aldershot England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny  Medal with Defence of Lucknow Clasp
Intended Residence at
Manchester  England
Pension Districts1862 2nd Manchester
1862 Tilbury
1862-1864 Western Australia
1865-1879 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
8th October 1862  Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
YORK   31st December 1862
Date/Place of BirthAugust 1822  St. Peter’s Manchester 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 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
Land Grants Western
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Advertiser  Saturday 28th April 1900 – page 6 – death James JOHNSTONE
The Express and Telegraph – Monday 30th April 1900 – page 4 – The Smithfield Railway Fatality
Departure from Western
Not known – Pension paid South Australia in Jan 1865
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th April 1900 Smithfield Port Gawler South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1851 British Army Worldwide Index has James with the 84th at Trinchonopoly India
1861 British Army Worldwide Index has James with the 84th at Manchester and Aldershot England
Discharge: At own request having completed 21 years’ service