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
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
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
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1860 2nd Glasgow
1862 Bermuda
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
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
McGREGOR Christina nee COOK
c1820 Glasgow Scotland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
COOK John
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Harriett
Not yet known
1st Husband of 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
Australia
Perth Lot H30
2 perches 30 roods
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesHobart Town Daily Mercury – page 3 (burning of “Eastern Monarch”)
West Australian Thursday 4th February 1886 – page 3
Inquirer Friday 31st October 1890 – page 5
Western Mail Friday 26th August 1898 – page 47
Departure from Western
Australia
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
Wife
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