TOBIN – John 6th 40th and 29th Regiment

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6th Regiment

40th Somersetshire Regiment

29th Regiment Worcestershire Crest

NameTOBIN – John
Regiment (s)6th 40th and 29th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 751 – 6th Regiment
1011 – 40th Regiment
2175 – 29th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th April 1827 / 20 years / Dublin Ireland (6th Regiment)
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fair / Grey / Sandy / Physical disability caused by severe gunshot wound of left leg
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 20 years 3 months
Length of Service22 years 66 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 28th August 1849 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Queen’s Street Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1849 1st Dublin
1853 Western Australia
1858 South Australia
1860 Transfer to Victoria but pension not paid in Victoria
1860 1st Dublin
Pension Paid1/3d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism18th April 1807 St Michan’s Dublin Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
TULLY Catherine
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
KELLY Catherine
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeHenry B 1854 Western Australia
bap Fremantle RC Western Australia
D Not yet known
Catherine B 1858 Western Australia
bap Fremantle RC Western Australia
D Not yet known
UNKNOWN Child mentioned in departure from Western Australia 17th March 1858
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
27th September 1854 appointed to Convict Establishment without sanction of his Commanding Officer (Bicentennial Dictionary)
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday 3rd April 1858 page 15
Departure from Western
17th March 1858 departed with wife and three children for Adelaide per Champion
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th June 1862 Dublin Ireland (Tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information