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Bernard Kain
Punjab Medal w Chilianwala and Goojerat Clasp
29th Regiment Worcestershire Crest
Title 1881
NameKAIN – Bernard
Regiment (s)29th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 868
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th December 1831 / 19 years / Coleraine Londonderry Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Grey / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 9 years 5 months
Length of Service21 years 39 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th January 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsPunjabi Medal with Sobraon Goojerat and Chinnadwallah Clasps
Intended Residence at
Richmond Middlesex England
Pension Districts1853 South London
1853 Tralee Kerry
1855 – 94 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1812 Killown Coleraine Londonderry 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 Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeSusan Jane B c1853 Richmond England
M LOVEGROVE William 1887 Fremantle Western Australia
D 4th January 1916 Claremont Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Patrick Bernard B 1859 Perth
M GAULT Emma 1887
D 15th November 1929 Beaconsfield Western Australia
bur Fremantle Cemetery Anglican MON A2 0150
Dennis James B 1863 Perth Western Australia
M O’GORMAN Annie 1893 Roebourne Western Australia
D 23rd November 1932 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Esther Evelyn or Eveline B 1866 Perth Western Australia
M SPENCER Edward Francis 1889 Fremantle Western Australia
D 6th October 1955 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Butlers Swamp Lot 234 9½ acres
Freshwater Bay Lot 248 half acre
Occupation after
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald Saturday 17th November 1877 page 3
Inquirer and Commercial News 15th October 1879 page 4 Bernard and son James charged with stealing a cow
The Daily News Tuesday 18th November 1890 page 3 Death of Catherine
The West Australian Tuesday 20th November 1894 – page 4
Inquirer & Commercial News 23rd November 1894 page 6
Western Mail Friday 7th January 1916 page 33 Deaths of William & Susan Lovegrove
The Daily News Wednesday 18th December 1929 page 8 death of son Patrick
The Daily News Thursday 24th November 1932 page 5 death of Dennis James
Sunday Times Sunday 27th November 1932 – page 8
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th November 1894 Henry Street Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
9th November 1891 Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWO23 shows having gone to Adelaide South Australia.  However, believe this information incorrect and has been confused with the name of the Ship arrival.
Photo of Bernard Kain exists