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MEREDITH – John 10th Regiment

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10th Regiment Lincolnshire Regiment Cap Badge
Sutlej Medal with Sobraon Clasp
Punjab Medal (Mooltan Clasp)
Regiment (s)10th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1270
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th April 1840 / 21 years / Burnley Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Sallow / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 8 years
Length of Service11 years 98 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 22nd July 1851 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSutlej Medal 1845/6 clasp Sobraon
Punjab Medal 1848/9 clasp Mooltan
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1851 1st Dublin
1852-1856 Western Australia
1856 London
1856 1st Dublin
1883 1st Dublin
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
3rd May 1852 Plymouth, England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of BirthC1819 Athboy Higginstown Meath Ireland
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
1853 Police Constable
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1855 to London and Dublin
Date/Place of Death/BurialPossible death July-September 1892 Ireland Dublin North age 74
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 John Meredith 1270 Private 10th Foot location Manchester & Newcastle
1851 John Meredith 1270 Corporal 10th Foot Wazirabad Pakistan
Discharge due to severe wound of the left hip causing lameness sustained 12 September 1848 at Mooltan. He was repatriated to England 1st February 1851.
Served in the Campaign 1845-1846 in the army of the Sutlej and also the 1848-9 campaign including the siege operation against Mooltan