MILLER – William 74th Regiment

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74th Regiment Highlanders

NameMILLER – William
Regiment (s)74th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1257
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th March 1836 / 21 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fair / Grey / Brown / Marked with letter “D”
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 3 years 5 months
North America – 3 years 9 months
Length of Service14 years 37 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 19th October 1850 /  Clonmel Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Belfast Antrim Ireland
Pension Districts1850 Ballymena
1852 1st Belfast
1859 Ballymena
1860 2nd Glasgow
1863-1864 Western Australia
1864 South Australia
Pension Paid6d 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 Birthc 1815 Ballynare Belfast Antrim Ireland
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 known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
TRACY Matilda Mary
B 1845 unknown location
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeWilliam B not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Pension paid to 31st December 1864 in Western Australia: not known how or when left Western Australia. In South Australia in 1865: possible separation from wife Matilda at this time
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known, possibly in South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
6th December 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1871 statement noting that William Miller was not answerable for his wife’s debts