SMITH – John 21st Regiment

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Name SMITH – 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/Duration Van Dieman’s Land – 7 years
East Indies – 8 years
Length of Service 21 years 25 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Corporal / 18th July 1856 / Birr Ireland
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts 1856 Carlow
1858 1st Liverpool
1859-1866 Western Australia
1866-1870 South Australia
Pension Paid 1/4d 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 Birth 1817 Yarmouth Norfolk 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
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of Marriage Not applicable
Children by 1st Wife Not 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 Articles Not 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/Burial 6th November 1870 South Australia (WO23 reference)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or Probate None known
Further Information