SMITH – John 21st Regiment

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NameSMITH – John
Regiment (s)21st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 825
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st July 1831 / 14 years / Kilkenny Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8¼
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Dieman’s Land – 7 years
East Indies – 8 years
Length of Service21 years 25 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 18th July 1856 / Birr Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1856 Carlow
1858 1st Liverpool
1859-1866 Western Australia
1866-1870 South Australia
Pension Paid1/4d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth1817 Yarmouth Norfolk 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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
After arrival in Western Australia was appointed to the Camden Harbour venture at a daily rate of 2/0d.
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known how and when he left but was paid until 30th September 1866 in Western Australia and his pension resumed 1st October 1866 in South Australia.
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th November 1870 South Australia (WO23 reference)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information