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25th Regiment King’s Own Scottish Borderers
NameMAY – Alfred
Regiment (s)25th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 1370
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th September 1839 / 18 years / Queens Square London England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 2 years 9 months
East Indies – 12 years 8 months
Gibraltar – 2 years 8 months
Length of Service21 years 59 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th November 1860 / Not Stated
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
London England
Pension Districts1860 South London
1861 Woolwich
1861 South London
1862-1863 Western Australia
1863- South Australia
1868 Victoria
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
6th October 1861 Portland England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LINCELLES 28th January 1862
Date/Place of Birthc1821 London Middlesex England
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
to South Australia 1863
Date/Place of Death/BurialAn Alfred May died in Victoria in 1868 aged 49 registration No 2000 – no further information
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army, Worldwide Index
1841 location Cape Town
1851 Location Bangalore India
Discharge: At own request having served upwards of 21 years
WO23/57 1864-1875 states “not heard of since 1867”.