PATERSON – John Royal Artillery 2nd Battalion

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Name PATERSON – John
Regiment (s) Royal Artillery 2nd Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 718
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st February 1831 / 17 years / Edinburgh Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/Duration West Indies 6 – years 7 months
Length of Service  21 years 71 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Gunner and Driver /11th January 1853 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Edinburgh Scotland
Pension Districts 1856 2nd Edinburgh
1857 Edinburgh
1859 Woolwich
1859 Western Australia
1861 Woolwich
1862 Edinburgh
1874 Edinburgh
Pension Paid 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth 1814 Cannongate Edinburgh Scotland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
Not yet known but likely in 1860 or early 1861
Date/Place of Death/Burial Not yet known but possible in Scotland post 1874
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or Probate None known
Further Information