McMILLAN / McMILLEN – John 51st Regiment

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Northam History by Jeanette Lee – July 2009 EPG Gazette

51st Regiment West Riding

Land Grant

Regiment (s)51st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1031
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th December 1836 / 18 years / Belfast Antrim Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Diemen’s Land – 7 years 7 months
East Indies – 7 years 5 months
Length of Service20 years 179 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th January 1857 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Australian Colonies
Pension Districts1857 1st Belfast
1859 Newry
1860 2nd Belfast
1860 1st Belfast
1865-1892 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1878 Increased to 11½d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
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 Birthc1818 Grey Abbey Down Ireland
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
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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Northam Lot P1
20 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1892 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information