LING – John 2nd Foot Guards and 8th Regiment

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2nd Regiment

8th Regiment

NameLING – John
Regiment (s)2nd Foot Guards (Coldstream Guards) and 8th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 8th Regiment – 1826
2nd Foot Guards (Coldstream Guards) – 1048
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15 March 1830 /  16 years 205 days/ London (Date is different from that shown on page 2 of WO97)
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 3 years 236 days
East Indies – 5 years 64 Days
Length of Service21 years 4 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeColour Sergeant / 24th August 1852 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Poona India
Pension Districts1852 1st North London
1852 Oxford
1853 1st East London
1853 Bombay
1858 Southampton
1859-1862 Western Australia
1865 Madras
1865 South London
1870-1873 Cardiff
1875 Jersey
Pension Paid1/11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth1813 Alcante Spain
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
LING George
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
LING Sarah
Not yet known
SiblingsSarah B 1817 Aldgate England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
1813 Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeUnknown daughter
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 19th December 1862 page 2
Jersey Independent and Daily Telegraph 15th September 1877 page 6
Departure from Western
19th February 1862 sailed to Madras with wife Mary and daughter per “Tien Tsin”
Date/Place of Death/Burial7th September 1877 St Andrew Jersey  Channel Islands
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationFurther research needed on several of the fields above