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

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NameMcLAURIN / McLANRIN – William
Regiment (s)72nd Regiment and Royal Artillery Coastal Brigade
Regiment No (s) ? / 1500
Date/Age/Place/Trade or Profession at Attestation10th December 1842 / 18 years / Berwick Northumberland England
Brush Maker
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 3 years 3 months
West Indies – 10 months
Malta – 3 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 27 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 5th January 1864 / Jersey
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Newcastle-on-Tyne Northumberland England
Pension Districts1864 Newcastle
Pension Paid1/0d 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 Birthc1824 Berwick Northumberland England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
c1781 Scotland
Date/Place of Birth
UNKNOWN Sussanah
c1786 Northumberland England
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeSussanah 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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Advertiser 24th May 1886 – page 4
South Australian Register Monday 28th June 1886 – page 2
Departure from Western
1879 to South Australia
1887 In Pensioner Chelsea Hospital London England
1899 In Pensioner Chelsea Hospital London England
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st February 1903 Chelsea Hospital London England
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
22nd May 1886 Surflen Street Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial –
Ellen Eva (or Helena or Eleanor) 1870 Western Australia
Elizabeth 1943 Perth Western Australia (M McMILLAN)
George Perth 1949 Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone Located
Letter of Administration – McLAURIN Mary published South Australian Register 28th June 1886
Further Information