McLAURIN / McLANRIN – William 72nd Regiment and Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade

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Name McLAURIN / McLANRIN – William
Regiment (s) 72nd Regiment and Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade
Regiment No (s) ? / 1500
Date/Age/Place/Trade or Profession at Attestation 10th December 1842 / 18 years / Berwick Northumberland England
Brush Maker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration Gibraltar – 3 years 3 months
West Indies – 10 months
Malta – 3 years 9 months
Length of Service 21 years 27 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Gunner / 5th January 1864 / Jersey
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Newcastle-on-Tyne Northumberland England
Pension Districts 1864 Newcastle
Pension Paid 1/0d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/5d per diem for Enrolled Service
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birth c1824 Berwick Northumberland England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
MCLAURIN James
c1781 Scotland
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Sussanah
c1786 Northumberland England
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
GREEN (or QUINN) Mary
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife Sussanah B 1853 Newcastle-on-Tyne Northumberland England
James B c1855 Dover Kent England
Elizabeth B c1857 Malta
George B c1860 Malta
Ellen Eva (or Helena or Eleanor) B 1869 Fremantle Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles South Australian Advertiser 24th May 1886 – page 4
South Australian Register Monday 28th June 1886 – page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
1879 to South Australia
1887 In Pensioner Chelsea Hospital London England
1899 In Pensioner Chelsea Hospital London England
Date/Place of Death/Burial 21st February 1903 Chelsea Hospital London England
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Wife
22nd May 1886 Surflen Street Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Children
Ellen Eva (or Helena or Eleanor) 1870 Western Australia
Elizabeth 1943 Perth Western Australia (M McMILLAN)
George Perth 1949 Western Australia
Will or Probate None Located
Letter of Administration – McLAURIN Mary published South Australian Register 28th June 1886
Further Information