KINCH – John 1st Foot Guards

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1st Regiment

Crimean War Medal with Alma clasp

NameKINCH – John
Regiment (s)1st Foot Guards
Regiment Number (s) 5226
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th July 1847 / 17 years 10 months / Great Cowell Berkshire England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7¾ in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationTurkey – 10 months
Length of Service7 years 278 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 24th July 1855 / London England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with possibly Alma clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1855 Oxford
1856 1st West London
1862 Coventry
1862 Bath
1863 1st West London
1863 1st East London
1865 Western Australia
1866-1870 South Australia
1870-1891 Victoria
Pension Paid7d per diem – Temporary for 1 year 6 months until 13th February 1857.
Pension extended over several years until being made Permanent in 1864
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birth1830 Langford Farringdon Berkshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
KINCH Frank
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Maryann
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
ASHTON Elizabeth
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
to South Australia 30th August 1866 per “Letty”
to Victoria 1870
Date/Place of Death/Burial1891 Stawell Victoria
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationVictorian records held by NAA state an address against the name of wife of Old Church Road Stepney London.  Further research required to ascertain what event occurred at this address.  Letter among these documents dated 7th March 1970 states 2/3 of pension to be deducted and paid to wife and family in this country.  Same documents state their were children under/over the age of 14 at this period.