MARTIN – John 74th Regiment

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74th Regiment Highlanders

South Africa Medal

NameMARTIN – John
Regiment (s)74th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1511
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th July 1838 / 16 years 2 months / Dumfermilne Fife Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8¼ in
Fair / Grey /Dark Brown / Cicatrix of boil on right side small of back
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 2 years 8 months
East Indies – 5 years 11 months
America – 3 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 25 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th June 1861 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsMedal for service in South Africa
Intended Residence at
Dumfermline Scotland
Pension Districts1861 Stirling
1864-1865 Western Australia
1865 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England date not known
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 13th April 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1822 Dumfermline Fife 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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
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
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1865 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information