JOHNSTON – William 74th Regiment

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NameJOHNSTON – William
Regiment (s)74th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1922
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd July 1840 / 20 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Dark / Grey / Dark Brown / marked with letter ‘D’
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 3 years 9 months
Cape of Good Hope – 2 years 8 months
East Indies – 7 years 3 months
Length of Service17 years 316 days (deduced)
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th December 1861 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsService in South Africa Medal 1851 1852 1853
Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Pension Districts1861 Chatham
1867-1869 Western Australia
1869- Victoria
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
18th April 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 13th July 1867
Date/Place of Birthc1820 St. Ninians Stirling Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
JOHNSTON John
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
ALEXANDER Margaret
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
COONEY Catherine
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage5th September 1849 Limerick Ireland
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1891 to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information