McDONALD – Peter Royal Horse Artillery

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Name McDONALD – Peter
Regiment (s) Royal Horse Artillery
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd May 1828 / 18 years / Manchester Lancashire England
Shoeing Smith
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Nil – home service only
Length of Service 21 years 88 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Shoeing Smith / 10th July 1849 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts 1849 1st East London
1853-1859 Western Australia
November 1859-1864 Madras (tentative)
Pension Paid 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd November 1852 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
DUDBROOK 7th February 1853
Date/Place of Birth 1811 St Paul’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 known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not 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
September 1854 appointed to Convict Establishment without the sanction of his Commanding Officer
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Left Western Australia pre November 1859 by ship for Madras India
Date/Place of Death/Burial 24th June 1864: location not clear but may have been Madras as no further pension transfers are shown
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or Probate None known
Further Information