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
Description – Height
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
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
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Granted Lot P4 Bunbury
Occupation after
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
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
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information