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MILTON – Stephen 70th Regiment

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70th Regiment of Foot – Surrey Colours
Indian Mutiny Medal
Land Grant
Name MILTON – Stephen
Regiment (s)70th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1223
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th September 1838 / 18 years / Nenagh Tipperary Ireland
Description – Height
Not yet known
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 2 years 4 months
Canada – 2 years
East Indies – 8 years 11 months
Length of Service21 years 31 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st January 1860 / Canterbury England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1860 2nd Glasgow
1862 Bermuda (in transit)
1863-1890 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
1879 Increased to 1/2½d per diem for Service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Carlow Carlow Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
MILTON Isaiah (Marriage)
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not Known
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
McGREGOR Christina nee LONEY
c1820 Glasgow Scotland
Date/Place of Marriage28th September 1857 Peshawar India
Children by 2nd WifeNone
Father of 2nd Wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 2nd Wife
Date/Place of Birth
COOKE Harriett
Not yet known
1st Husband of 2nd WifeMcGREGOR Unknown
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandJanet B 1852 Glasgow Scotland
M GOLDEN William1875 Perth Western Australia
D 3rd May 1924 West Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Land Grants Western
6th February 1884 Title Application Issued 29th August 1884 Title 6/179 Perth Lot H30 Havelock Street Perth
2 perches 30 roods
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesHobart Town Daily Mercury – Saturday 27th August 1859 page 3 (burning of “Eastern Monarch”)
West Australian Thursday 4th February 1886 – page 3 Disorderly conduct
Inquirer Friday 31st October 1890 – page 5 Death of Stephen
Western Mail Friday 26th August 1898 – page 47 Death of Christina
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th October 1890 Invalid Depot Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
21st August 1898 West Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information
Statements made that some of this man’s Army documents lost on the sinking of “Eastern Monarch” returning from her maiden voyage from Kurrachee India to England
British Army Worldwide Index
1841Stephen Milton 1223 Private 70th Foot location West Indies and La Prairie Canada
1851 Stephen Milton 1223 Private 70th Foot location Cawnpore India
Discharge due to having completed upwards of 21 years’ service.
The Surgeon Superintendent rated the conduct of Stephen and Christina on board the Merchantman as Very Good, they were accompanied by Christina’s daughter Janet (Jessie) who received medical treatment aboard the ship.