TAYLOR – John 12th and 9th Lancers and 21st Hussars

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NameTAYLOR – John
Regiment (s)12th and 9th Lancers and 21st Hussars
Regiment Number (s) 177 (21st Hussars)
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
14th July 1845 / 14 years 4 months / Leicester Leicestershire England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia – 20 years (noted in medical report)
Length of Service24 years 207 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 24th April 1864 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with clasps for Sutlej and Punjab
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Ashby De La Zouch Leicester Leicestershire England
Pension Districts1864 Derby
Pension Paid1/4½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of Birth14th March 1821 Ashby de la Zouch Loughborough Leicestershire England
Date/Place of Baptism6th August 1821 All Saints Loughborough Leicestershire England
Father
Date/Place of Birth
TAYLOR Robert
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Frances (tentative)
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known if remained, died or transferred
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationA further regiment is cited as “3rd B.E Cavalry” – more information required
More research is required on most aspects of John Taylor’s life