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42nd Regiment Royal Highland Cap Badge
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
British Crimea Medal Alma Balaclava Sebastopol Clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
NameLOGG – Daniel
Regiment (s)42nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 918
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
24th October 1836 / 18 years / Kilmarnock Ayr Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¾ in
Fair / Dark / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationLanded Corfu 25 December 1840
Landed Malta 27 March 1843 Landed Bermuda 16 April 1847 Arrived Halifax 12 June 1851
Turkey from 9 June 1853 – 13 September 1854
Crimea from 14 September 1854-23 July 1856
Length of Service21 year 44 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 23rd March 1860 / No date or place given Inquiry held Stirling Castle Scotland
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Balaklava and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1860 1st Glasgow
1863 Tilbury
1863-1867 Western Australia
1868-1887 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1818 Kilpatrick Kelvindock Lanarkshire Scotland
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
DARLING Unitie (Tentative)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage21st May 1836 Gorbals Lanarkshire Scotland
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
Not yet known
2nd WifeLAWS Elizabeth
B 1818 – 23 North America
Date/Place of Marriage3rd August 1852 Perth Scotland
Children by 2nd WifeElizabeth Sophie B 1853 Gosport England
M MORRIS Antonio 30th April 1874 St. Paul’s Adelaide South Australia
D 19th February 1910 Portland Estate South Australia
bur Cheltenham Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Hannah B 1858 Perth Lanarkshire Scotland
M HAWKES William 8th July 1880 Presbyterian Manse Port Adelaide South Australia
D 3rd January 1921 Portland Adelaide South Australia
bur Cheltenham Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
1869 Sworn in as constable Portland Estate
1873 Ranger for Portland Estate South Australia
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Advertiser Friday 7th May 1869 – page 3
South Australian Advertiser Monday 4th August 1873 – page 3 Appointed Ranger Portland Estate
South Australian Advertiser Thursday 28th October 1876 – page 6
Evening Journal Monday 31st January 1887 page 3 Death of Daniel Logg
Departure from Western
Not clear when and how left Western Australia: pension paid in Western Australia until 31st December 1867
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 29th January 1887 College Place Portland Estate Port Adelaide South Australia
31st July 1887 Woodville Cemetery (later Cheltenham) Port Road Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
D 3rd February 1891 Adelaide South Australia
Woodville Cemetery
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDaniel must have had problems adapting to military life as he was listed as a deserter twice firstly on 21 October 1837 and secondly on 20 February 1839.
British Army Worldwide Index
1841 Daniel Logg 918 Private 42nd Foot location Bermuda
1852 As above location Corfu
He was awarded a medal and a £5 gratuity for distinguished conduct in the field
Discharge at own request having served upwards of 21 year service
In the 1861 Census Daniel Logg is living with his family at William Street Barony, Milton Lanarkshire. Daniel is age 38, married occupation painter born Glasgow Scotland
His wife Elizabeth is age 38 and born United States
Daughter Elizabeth was born 1854 England and Hunnia (Hannah) was born 1858 Perth Scotland
Elizabeth Logg was admitted to the Royal Adelaide hospital on 24th October 1887, aged 64 (B1823) she was a widow living at Portland Estate, born in North America and had been in the Colony for 20 years (No ship of arrival given.)