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McCALL – John Royal Horse Artillery

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Indian Mutiny Medal
NameMcCALL – John
Regiment (s)Royal Horse Artillery
Regiment Number (s) 407
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st Feb 1839 /18 years / Dumfries Scotland
Description – Height
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 England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
No record
Pension Districts1860 Carlisle
1865 Edinburgh
1866- 30 September 1869 Western Australia
1869-1875 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
Date/Place of Birth
McCALL William
c1800 / Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
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
JANES (nee AHERN or AHERNE) Elizabeth
24 March 1849 bp 30 December 1849 Sind, Bombay (Hydrabad)
Wife’s 1st husband is EPG JANES Robert for the convict ship Hougoument – see his profile for list of children
Date/Place of Marriage6th June 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeJohn Patrick B 1875 Fremantle Western Australia
M POWE Mary Ann 1897 Fremantle Western Australia
D 16th May 1958 age 83 South Fremantle Western Australia
Michael B 1877 Western Australia
M ROLINSON Matilda 1904 Fremantle Western Australia
D 14th February 1949 Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
AHERN Michael EPG 17th & 8th Regiment arrived York 1862
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Mary Butler
B 1832 Poonah, India
M26 January 1847, Colaba, Bombay, India
Wife’s 3rd HusbandREED Robert Convict 9552
1879 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 3rd HusbandREID (sic) Catherine B 1880 Western Australia
M BARROW Samuel James 1938 Albany Western Australia
D 1958 Albany Western Australia
REED Mary Ann B 1882 Fremantle Western Australia
REED Martha B 1883 Jarrahdale Western Australia
M HUXTABLE Roger Turpie 1902 Fremantle Western Australia
D 19th October 1954 Mosman Park Western Australia
REED Arthur Alick B 1885 Jarrahdale Western Australia
D 23rd August 1919 Holyoake Western Australia
REED Robert B 1887 Jarrahdale Western Australia
D 1887 Jarrahdale Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald Sat 27 Mar 1869, Page 3 FREMANTLE POLICE COURT.John McCall, pensioner, was charged with drunkenness and fined 5/-
The Perth Gazette and West Australian Times friday 6th August 1869 page 2 Departure of the Thames
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 19th December 1876 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
7th October 1887 Fremantle Western Australia
Bur Skinner Street Anglican Cemetery Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateSROWA Cons 3458/1887/141 Letter of Administration dated 23rd May 1887 signed by REED Elizabeth the lawful wife and relict of JANES Robert died intestate
Further Information1861 Muster & Pay List or Census Ayr Street, Glencairn, Dumfriesshire, Scotland [LDS Film 103820]

The death notice for Arthur Alexander Reed mentions his sisters Mrs Huxtable and Mrs O’Connor while that of Michael McCall mentions his step sister Mrs Barrow of Albany.