McKINNON – John 42nd Regiment

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42nd Regiment Royal Highland Cap Badge

British Crimea Medal with three clasps e.g. Alma Balaclava &-Sebastopol Clasps

Turkish Crimea Medal

Indian Mutiny Medal with one clasp e.g. Central India Clasp

NameMcKINNON – John
Regiment (s)42nd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1908
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th June 1842 / 20 year  / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7.5/8 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 4 years 3 months
Bermuda – 4 years 2 months
Halifax Nova Scotia – 1 year
Turkey and Crimea – 2 years
East Indies – 4 years 11 months
Length of Service21 years 43 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 21st July 1863 / Royal Victoria Hospital Netley England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with three clasps
Turkish Crimean Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal with one clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Maidstone Kent England
Pension Districts1863 Chatham
1863 Glasgow
1864 Chatham
1865-1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/1d 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 Birth 1822 Stronteon Tobermory Argyllshire 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
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial30th June 1874 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationThis man mentioned in the Surgeon’s Log on Monday 12th June 1865 as being off proper post.  As first offence placed on 7 day watch and spirit ration stopped.