PRATT – John 98th and 24th Regiment

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John Pratt by Betty Foster July 2014 EPG Gazette

98th Regiment Prince of Wales

24th Regiment South Wales Borderers cap badge

NamePRATT – John
Regiment (s)98th and 24th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1504 – 24th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st May 1824 / 17 years 7 months / Leeds Yorkshire England
Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 4½ in
Sallow / Hazel / Dark / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 12 years 6 months
Canada – 3 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 17 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th October 1845 / Limerick Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1845 Limerick
1850-1859 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc 1807 Rathdowner Mount Rathy Queens Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism16th February 1808 Rathdowner Queens Ireland
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
SELLOU / CAHILL / CAHERA /CARROLL Catherine
c1832 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage1849 Rathdowner Queens Co Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMary B c1849 not yet known
D not yet known
Margaret B 21st January 1853 Western Australia
bap 23rd January 1853 Bunbury Western Australia
M SLOAN James Daniel 28th December1876 Bunbury Western Australia
John B 1854 Bunbury Western Australia
D 1859 Bunbury Western Australia
James B 1856 Bunbury Western Australia
D Not yet known
Thomas B 1861 Bunbury Western Australia
D Not yet known
Catherine / Katherine B 1864 Bunbury Western Australia (placed in an orphanage)
D Not yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Granted Lot P4 Bunbury
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA – Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burialc 22nd August 1859/ Bunbury Western Australia (Tentative date given birth of two children)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information