SMITH – John 19th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles

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19th Regiment North Riding

Royal Canadian Uniforms

NameSMITH – John
Regiment (s)19th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles
Regiment Number (s) 1495
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th January 1836 / 18 years / Carlow Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 5 years 3 months
West Indies – 2 years 4 months
North America – 13 years
Length of Service25 years 82 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 16th July 1861 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Carlow Ireland
Pension Districts1861 Carlow
1863-1864 Western Australia
1867 Carlow
1868 Jersey
1874 1st East London
1875-1877 Auckland New Zealand
Pension Paid1/3d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birth1818 Clonaslee Mountmellick Queens Ireland
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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNone known
Departure from Western
Australia
Pension paid in Western Australia until 31st December 1864: not clear how and when left Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial16th May 1877 Auckland New Zealand
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationSigned his name with an X on the paysheet