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40th Somersetshire Regiment
NamePAYNE / PAIN – John
Regiment (s)40th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 606
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th November 1827 /22 years / Not yet known
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Dark / Grey / Grey Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales and Tasmania Australia – 2 years
India– 15 years 10 months
Length of Service18 years 111 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th April 1846 / Not Stated
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Not stated
Pension Districts1846 Taunton England
1850-1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birth1805 Edington Chapelry Moorlinch Somerset England
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
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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th February 1868 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1841 John Pain 606 40th Foot location Quettah Bombay India
After the arrival of the Scindian at Fremantle Captain Henderson wrote a report listing the rank name, trade or calling, rate of pension, date of enlistment for 5 months service, marital status, and number of children for each pensioner. Sometimes the trade of calling differed from that recorded at the time of attestation:
Private William Oaks, farm labourer, 7d, 21st January, single