McKAY – John 96th Regiment

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96th Regiment 1875

Name McKAY – John
Regiment (s)96th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1064
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th August 1836 / 15 years / Glasgow Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Dark / Hazel / Dark Brown /
Overseas Service/DurationAustralian Colonies – 7 years 10 months
East Indies – 6 years 1 month
Gibraltar – 10 months
Length of Service21 years 29 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 25th March 1861 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
20 Candleriggs Street Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1861 2nd Glasgow
1862 Bermuda
1863-1871 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/3d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birth29th August 1821 North Leith Leith Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
McKAY Donald
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
PATTON Isabella
c1836 Glasgow Scotland
Date/Place of Marriage6th June 1862 Glasgow Scotland
Children by 1st WifeMary Janet or Janet Mary B 14th August 1867 Western Australia
M WATSON James1889 Western Australia
D 6th February 1946 Western Australia
bur Spiritualist Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeGARDNER (GARDINER) John – Honourable East India Company
arrived “LORD DALHOUSIE 1863”
Date/Place of Marriage1872 Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandJohn Donald McKay B 24th December 1872 Western Australia
M CROWTHER Margaret 28th December 1913 Western Australia
D 4th August 1934 Perth Western Australia
Ernest B 1873 Western Australia
Isabella B 1874 Western Australia
D 28th July 1946 Victoria Park Western Australia
Agnes B 1877 Western Australia
D 10th September 1877 Western Australia
B East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Friday 21st August 1908 – page 7
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial31st August 1871 Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
18th August 1908 127 Summers Street East Perth Western Australia
Congregational Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information