SIMMS / SIMS – John 76th Regiment

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NameSIMMS / SIMS – John
Regiment (s)76th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1404
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th March 1838 / 17 years / Newbury Berkshire England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fresh / Hazel / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 3 months
Bermuda – 4 months
North America – 5 years 4 days
Ionian Islands – 2 years 11 months
Malta – 2 years 1 month
Length of Service21 years 72 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th May 1860 / Belfast Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Marlborough Wiltshire England
Pension Districts1860 Trowbridge
1862 Bermuda
1863-1864 Western Australia
1864-1879 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0 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 Ogbourne St. Andrew’s near Marlborough Wiltshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
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
HARRAS Charlotte Ann (possibly)
1834 Washington America
Date/Place of MarriageDecember 1857 Tisbury Wiltshire England (possibly)
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register 7th November 1864 – page 2 Shipping Intelligence
The Express and Telegraph Tuesday 2nd June 1896 – page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
1864 to South Australia per “Europa”
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th April 1883 Brompton South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
1st June 1896 Cottage Homes Stanley Street North Adelaide South Australia
West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Austrlia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information