PORTER – Henry 10th 81st and 107th Regiment

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10th Regiment Lincolnshire Cap

81st Regiment Colours

107th Regiment Bengal Light Infantry

Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow Clasp

NamePORTER – Henry
Regiment (s)10th 81st and 107th Regiment
Regiment No (s) 2167 – 10th Regiment
544 – 81st Regiment
1903 – 107th Regiment
Date/Place/Trade or Profession at Attestation4th May 1844 / Kilkenny Kilkenny Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9½ in
Fair / Grey / Fair / Bullet wound at back of right shoulder
Overseas ServiceIndia 19 years 50 days
Length of Service21 years 83 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th July  1865 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsPunjab Medal with two clasps
Indian Mutiny Medal with Capture of Lucknow clasp
Residence at DischargeWoolwich Kent England
Pension Districts1865 Woolwich
1866 Deptford
1866 1st East London
1867 Chatham
1867 Kilkenny
1867 Southampton
1867 Dorchester
1868 Western Australia
Pension Paid10d per diem
Date of Departure and Place UK or Ireland 12th October1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival Western AustraliaHOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birthc1826 Abbeyleix Queens (now Laois) Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism14 January 1826 Abbeyleix, Queens County Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Henry Porter
Date/Place of Birth
Mary (possibly Shuran/ Sheeran)
SiblingsNot yet known
1st WifeJOYCE Johannah or Johanna (nee McGRATH)
Date/Place of Marriage23rd June 1873 Western Australia
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
1st Husband of WifeJOYCE John – 37th Regiment arrived ROBERT SMALL 1853
D 12th March 1872 Western Australia
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children of 1st HusbandMary Anne B c1848 Not yet known
Catherine B 1854 Fremantle Western Australia
3rd Husband of WifeCOOK Henry
D 1886 Western Australia
Date/Place of Marriage1876 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 3rd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western AustraliaNone
Occupation after ArrivalNot yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western AustraliaNot Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial18th January 1876 Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial – Wife1884 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone Located
Further InformationAwarded medal for Long Service and Good Conduct with gratuity of £5
Died while on duty Fremantle prison