TURNER – John 70th and 71st Regiment

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70th Regiment of Foot – Surrey Colours

71st Regiment Highland Light Infantry Colours

NameTURNER – John
Regiment (s)70th and 71st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) – / 2099
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
19th November 1837 / 19 years / Watford Hertfordshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Dark / Hazel / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 2 years 5 months
Canada – 2 years 6 months
West Indies – 3 years 2 months
Corfu – 1 year 10 months
Crimea – 1 year 11 months
Malta – 1 month
Length of Service21 years 191 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 7th September 1858 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Not yet known
Pension Districts1858 Newry
1860 2nd Belfast
1865- Western Australia
Pension Paid1/5½d per diem
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 Birthc1818 Abbey St. Albans Hertfordshire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
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Date/Place of Birth
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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
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
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Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPurchased land Fremantle lots 670 671 and 674 £6.0.0 per lot