TRAVERS – John Royal Artillery 4th Brigade

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NameTRAVERS – John
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 4th Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 1068
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th August 1845 / 18 years 6 months / Leith Midlothian Scotland
Shoemaker
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9½ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown and Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 2 years 10 months
Turkey – 2 years
Canada – 4 years 7 months
Length of Service21 years 29 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 27th November 1866 / Sheerness England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Crimean Turkish War Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
55 Princes Street Edinburgh Scotland
Pension Districts1866 Not yet known
1867-1871 Western Australia
1871 Calcutta
1872 Dundee
1881-1892 In Pensioner Chelsea Hospital
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
18th April 1867 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 13th July 1867
Date/Place of Birthc1827 West Kirk Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Not applicable
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1871 to Calcutta
Date/Place of Death/Burial26th March 1892 Chelsea Hospital London England
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBoth 1881 and 1891 English Census shows resident in Chelsea Hospital as being a widower.  No other information currently available.