MAINS – John 9th and 98th Regiment

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NameMAINS – John
Regiment (s)9th and 98th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 741 – 9th Regiment
2706 – 98th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th December 1829 / 20 years 9 months / Belfast Ireland
Bookbinder
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 10 in
Pale / Grey / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 2 years 195 days
East Indies – 14 years 305 days
Length of Service21 years 240 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th August 1851 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSutlej Medal with Moodkee Feronzashuhur and Sobraon clasps
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Greenock Renfrewshire Scotland
Pension Districts1851 Paisley
1852 2nd Glasgow
1854 Plymouth
1855-1856 Western Australia
1856-1868 South Australia
1869 2nd Glasgow
1872-1875 Admitted to Chelsea Hospital
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th February 1855 Plymouth England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STAG 23rd May 1855
Date/Place of Birth1809 Inneihiss Renfrewshire Scotland
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 found
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot Applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1856 to South Australia
1868 to Victoria
1869 to Scotland
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st March 1875 Chelsea Hospital London England
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not Applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationReason for Discharge Chronic rheumatism and worn out by climate and long service.

1871 Scottish Census boarder in the home of Malcolm and Catherine ROBERTSON unmarried at 26 Barrack Street St. John’s Glasgow Lanarkshire