LAUGHLIN / LAUGHLAN / McLAUGHLIN – William 96th and 83rd Regiment

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NameLAUGHLIN / LAUGHLAN / McLAUGHLIN – William
Regiment (s)96th and 83rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1322 – 83rd Regiment
3346 – 96th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th August 1839 / 18 years / Great Bolton Lancaster England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
 5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 5 years 243 days
East Indies – 12 years 160 days
Length of Service19 years 347 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th June 1862 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal 1857-1859 with Central India clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Tamworth Staffordshire England
Pension Districts1862 Preston
1863 Tilbury
1863-1884 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
4th June 1878 Increased to 1/6d per diem for service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1822 Ballymahon Longford Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
20th December 1883 granted North Fremantle Location P75 of 1 acre 3 perches 8 roods (located in Harvest Road 3 blocks from Rocky Bay) Title Deed 6/163
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News 28th January 1884 – page 3 (Obituary)
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th January 1884 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationWilliam LAUGHLIN also spent time in Tasmania during his service in New South Wales. He was a member of an escort involved in an attempted mutiny by convicts being transported to Norfolk Island (see Obituary)