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REDDIN – John 21st Regiment

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21st Regiment
NameREDDIN – John
Regiment (s)21st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2274
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th April 1846 / 19 years / Limerick Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – upwards of one year
Length of Service7 years 207 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st October 1853 / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Limerick Ireland
Pension Districts1853 Limerick
1855 Plymouth
Pension expires 25th May 1855 during the voyage to WA
Pension Paid6d per diem Temporary for 18 months expired 25th May 1855
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th April 1855 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ADELAIDE 18th July 1855
Date/Place of Birthc1827 St. John’s Limerick Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism27th January 1832 St. John’s Limerick Limerick Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
REDDIN Patrick
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
CONWAY Bridget
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationReddin was discharged from the army because he had Pulmonary Consumption, his pension expired during the voyage to WA and there is no record of him being in South Australia, The ship Adelaide is mentioned on WO23/47, not where the pension was paid as it had already expired- transcription error.
British Army, Worldwide Index
1851 Location Glasgow, Scotland
1851 Census. John Reddin is with his regiment at the Infantry Barracks, St. John’s Glasgow, Lanarkshire Scotland. He is a single man age 24 (b 1827) a private, born St. John’s Limerick.