McALISTER / McALESTER – Peter HEIC 1st Madras European Regiment

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Name McALISTER / McALESTER – Peter
Regiment (s) Honourable East India Company 1st Madras European Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 649
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th February 1840 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Hazel / Brown / Loss of teeth
Overseas Service/Duration India – 15 years 2 months
Length of Service 16 years 2 months
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 24th December 1856 / Not stated
Campaign Medals Not yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts 1856 1st Dublin
1859 Western Australia
1861 Madras
Pension Paid 9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth 1820 St John’s Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Departed for Madras India at unknown time and ship in 1860-61
Date/Place of Death/Burial 18th September 1864 Madras India (listed as Peter McCallister)
Washermanpettah Cemetery Madras India
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Still receiving pension in Madras India until 1875