McCALL – John Royal Horse Artillery

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ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY

Indian Mutiny Medal

NameMcCALL – John
Regiment (s)Royal Horse Artillery
Regiment Number (s) 407
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st Feb 1829 /18 years / Dumfries Scotland
Groom
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Blue / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia (Bengal) – 2 years 7 months
Length of Service21 years 26 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 16th Oct 1860 / Woolwich ent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
No record
Pension Districts1860 Carlisle
1865 Edinburgh
Jul1866- 68 Western Australia
1869-1875 (at least) Madras
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th Apr 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th Jul 1866
Date/Place of Birth3rd October 1821 Minnihire (sic) Glencairn Dumfries Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
McCALL William
c1800 / Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
SMITH Jessie
c 1794
Not yet known
SiblingsWinifred bap 18th April 1824 Glencairn Dumfries Scotland
William bap 3rd January 1827 Glencairn Dumfries Scotland
Anne bap 16th April 1829 Glencairn Dumfries Scotland
Mary bap 30th May 1831 Glencairn Dumfries Scotland
Janet bap 22nd November 1833 Glencairn Dumfries Scotland
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
None known
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Pension paid until December 1868 in Western Australia: not clear when left Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationMore information needed on time in Western Australia and India post 1866