McKELLAR – Duncan Royal Artillery 7th Battery

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NameMcKELLAR – Duncan
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 7th Battallion
Regiment Number (s)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th November 1828 / 18 years / Woolwich Kent England
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 feet 9 inches/Fresh/brown/Dark
Overseas Service/DurationCorfu 5 years 4 months
Canada 5 years 11 months
Length of Service22 years 8 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver / 8th October 1850 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1850 London 1st East
1853 Western Australia
1860-62 South Australia
1871-1877 Victoria Australia
1877-1879 New South Wales Australia
Pension Paid1/0 ½ d
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th April 1853 London England via Cork and Rio de Janiero
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL  18th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth1810 Kilbrachan (Kilbarchan) Renfrewshire Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Warder 25th October 1853 to 16th January 1855 – dismissed.
Duncan McKellar was one of the pensioners employed by the Convict Establishment without the sanction of the Staff Officer of Pensioners
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News Perth Wednesday 26th May 1858 – Page 2
Donation to Indian Relief Fund, Duncan McKELLAR RA 2/-
Departure from Western
Australia
1860 South Australia
1871 Victoria
1877 New South Wales
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 Duncan McKellar gunner and driver RA 7th Batt located Ballincollig Ireland
Discharge due to Chronic rheumatism first contracted in Canada