STOKES – John 63rd Regiment

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John Stokes – An Operation Delayed – by Peter Conole and Jean McDonald – February 2010 EPG Gazette

63rd Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate

Land Grant

NameSTOKES – John
Regiment (s)63rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2896
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd October 1852 / 17 years 6 months / Liverpool Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6.3/8 in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationExpeditionary Force in the East – 9 months
Length of Service2 years 73 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 3rd July 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1855 2nd Dublin
1865- Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/6d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1835 Baldoyle Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
PYNAN or POYNAN or PINAN Elizabeth
c1835 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage1857 Howth Dublin Ireland
Children by 1st WifeHenry B 21st July 1858 Dublin Ireland
bap 22nd July 1858 Howth Baldoyle Dublin Ireland
B 1st October 1860 Dublin Ireland
bap 7th October 1860 Howth Baldoyle Dublin Ireland
M COX Harriet 1883 Fremantle Western Australia
B 12th September 1863 Dublin Ireland
bap 20th September 1863 Howth Baldoyle Dublin Ireland
B 1865 Fremantle Western Australia
B 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
M KELLY William Joseph 1877 Fremantle Western Australia
Mary B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
Joseph B 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1899 Fremantle Western Australia
Rose Ann B 1878 Fremantle Western Australia
bap 26th October 1878 St. Patrick’s Fremantle Western Australia
M HEALY James 1898 Fremantle Western Australia
D 9th April 1961 Wembley Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Fremantle sub Lot 41
5 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th March 1900 Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
16th July 1911 Fremantle Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPurchased Fremantle sub lot 40 5 acres 1867