POWER – John HEIC 2nd Bombay European Regiment

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NamePOWER – John
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 2nd Bombay European Regiment
Regiment Number (s) Discharge Number 198
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th January 1842 / 20 Years / O’Briens Bridge Clare Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia
Length of Service22 years 6 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 1st September 1861 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Ennis Ireland
Pension Districts1861 Ennis
1862 Bermuda
1863-? Western Australia
South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birth1821 Ennistymon Clare 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
c1838 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage17th March 1862 Kilfenora Clare Ireland
Children by 1st WifeJane Bridget B 14th February 1863 at Sea
M AUSTINJoseph 23rd August 1884 North Adelaide South Australia
D 4th May 1927 Adelaide South Australia
Mary B 1866 Western Australia
M SOLLY Robert George 14th August 1888 North Adelaide South Australia
D 14th March 1923 Bowden South Australia
Land Grants Western
Perth Lot Y124
3 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australia Register Saturday 7th July 1888 – page 6
Evening Journal Adelaide Saturday 7th July 1888 – page 5
Departure from Western
To South Australia date not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial5th July 1888 Hindmarsh South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
5th July 1888 Hindmarsh South Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationEmbarked for India 1842 per “Harmony”
Departed India 1861 per “Assaye”Requested sister-in-law Kate BURNS aged 20 years be considered as Government Immigrant 1863.  Not known if travelled.
SROWA Cons 36 CSR Vol 805 folio 3 11th February 1875 qualified for  grant £15.