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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
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
Not applicable
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
31st July 1869 per Thames for Madras
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1861 Muster & Pay List or Census Ayr Street, Glencairn, Dumfriesshire, Scotland [LDS Film 103820]
Discharge at own request after 21 years service