SALMON – John 63rd Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles

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Name SALMON – John
Regiment (s) 63rd Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles
Regiment No (s) ? / 139
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th June 1843 / 18 years / Newcastle-under-Lyme Staffordshire England
Brush Maker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 In
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service East Indies – 3 years 9 months
Crimea – 7 months
North America – 8 years 3 months
Length of Service 21 years 15 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 5th November 1864 / Kingston West Canada (possibly)
Campaign Medals None known
Residence at Discharge Wolverhampton Staffordshire England
Pension Districts 1864 Birmingham
1869 Calcutta
1870 Mauritius
Pension Paid 9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place UK or Ireland 12th October 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival Western Australia HOUGOUMONT 9th January 1868
Date/Place of Birth c1825 Abdaston Eccleshall Staffordshire England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife Not married
Date/Place of Marriage Not Applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not Applicable
Father of 1st Wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not Applicable
Mother of 1st Wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not Applicable
Land Grants Western Australia None
Occupation after Arrival Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western Australia 1869 to Calcutta India
1870 to Mauritius
1884 In Patient Chelsea Hospital London England
Date/Place of Death/Burial 14th February 1891 Chelsea Hospital London England
Date/Place of Death/Burial – Wife Not Applicable
Will or Probate None Located
Further Information 1st August 1884 entry into Chelsea Hospital states no known wife or family