LEIGHTON – John 6th Dragoons

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Name LEIGHTON – John
Regiment (s)6th Dragoons
Regiment Number (s) 631
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1840 / 27th January 1840 / 20 years / Enniskillen Fermanagh Ireland
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 10 in
Fresh / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service13 years 195 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th August 1853 / York Barracks England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Edinburgh Scotland
Pension Districts1853 1st Edinburgh
1856-1898 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem Temporary – 3 years until 1st September 1856
5d per diem Permanent – from 27th January 1870
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birth15th December 1820 Legan 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
SUTHERLAND Margaret
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1843 Edinburgh Scotland
Children by 1st WifeJohn B c1844 Not yet known
M JONES Ann 1868 Western Australia
D 19th February 1914 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Congregational Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Thomas B Not yet known
William B Not yet known
James B 26th February 1855 Edinburgh Scotland
M HOWARD Margaret 5th June 1895 Fremantle Western Australia
D 27th May 1915 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Margaret B Not yet known
M 1st GRIGSBEY William Baker 1879 Fremantle Western Australia
M 2nd WARD John 1887 New South Wales
Annie or Ann B 1861 Fremantle Western Australia
D 26th June 1932 North Fremantle Western Australia
bur Congregational Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Elizabeth B 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
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
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th October 1898 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
10th May 1892
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBelieved to have six children, three of whom came with parents