McKAY / MacKAY – John 92nd Regiment

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92nd Regiment Gordon Highlanders Colours

NameMcKAY / MacKAY – John
Regiment (s)92nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1337
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th August 1839 / 18 years / Aberdeen Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 7 months
West Indies – 2 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 20 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 2nd October 1860 / Perth Barracks Scotland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Dundee Scotland
Pension Districts1860 Dundee
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Tongue Kirkpickle Sutherland Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
BICKNELL Matilda Louisa
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1866 Perth Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeHugh B 1870 Guildford Western Australia
M BARNDON Emily 1895 Hannine Western Australia
D 10th December 1914 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Ronald James or James Ronald B 1881 Fremantle Western Australia
M BRADSHAW Esther M. 1914 Perth Western Australia
D 1st August 1961 Perth Western Australia
bur ashes taken Karrakatta Western Australia
Alice Amelia B 1883 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1883 Western Australia
B 1889 Fremantle Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th July 1883 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
18th May 1917 Fremantle Western Australia
Presbyterian Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationMentioned in Surgeon’s Log Friday 7th July 1865 as having negligently performed his duty whilst on sentry in main hatchway.  Grog stopped for 7 days.