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KILLEN / KILLIN – William HEIC 1st Fusiliers Bombay and 103rd Regiment

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Honourable East India Company – Painting of Battle of Ferozeshah 1845
103rd Regimentof Foot
Indian Mutiny Medal
Punjab Medal with Goojerat and Mooltan clasps
NameKILLEN (KILLIN) – William
Regiment (s)HEIC 1st Fusiliers Bombay and 103rd Regiment
Regiment No (s) HEIC – Discharge Number not yet known
103rd  – 1101
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
HEIC – 2nd August 1843/20 years Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Re-entered the service 30th April 1860 for 5 years’ service
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 19 years 8 months
Length of Service21 years 293 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeHEIC – 8 May 1861/ possibly India
103rd – Private / 26th May 1863 / Camp Colchester Essex England
Campaign MedalsPunjab Medal with Mooltan and Goojerat clasp
Indian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
163 Cowcaden Street Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1863 2nd Glasgow
1867 Tilbury Fort
1868 – 1879 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1879 Increased to 1/4½d per diem for 10 years’ service in Enrolled Pensioner Force
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 Birthc1823 Cork Cork 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
B 1825 (Deduced)
Date/Place of Marriage28th April 1865 Clyde Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after and
Hospital Orderly (possibly Lunatic Asylum)
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1879 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
1883 Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further InformationBritish Army, Worldwide Index:
1861 William Killin (sic) 1101 103rd Foot (Royal Bombay Fusiliers) location Poona East Indies (1862)
Discharge: At own request after upwards of 21 years’ service.
A William Killen was baptised at St. Mary’s Cork 11 November 1821 the son of James Killen (Dragoon Guards) and Anne Beshopp