TURNER – John 90th Regiment

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90th Regiment Perthshire Volunteers

Crimean War Medal

Turkish Crimea Medal

Died at York Hospital

NameTURNER – John
Regiment (s)90th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 3850
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th December 1854 / 23 years / Westminster Middlesex England
Tailor (shown as weaver on discharge)
Description – Height
5 Ft 5 in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / Gun shot wound on left thigh
Overseas Service/DurationMalta – 1 month
Crimea – 11 months
Length of Service1 year 296 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 18th November 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Hunt Street Mile End New Town London
Pension Districts1856 1st East London
1863 Western Australia
1874 Adelaide South Australia
1875 Melbourne Victoria
1875 New Zealand
1876-1890 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birth1831 Bethnal Green London Middlesex England
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
TORNEY Mary Ann (widow of Daniel Sedgwick)
1826 Down Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage7th April 1852 Down Ireland
Children by 1st WifeStep-daughter SEDGWICK Easter / Esther Alice B 1849 Brightside South Yorkshire England
M ATTWOOD Edwin 14th May 1866 Western Australia – 66th Regiment arrived Racehorse 1865
D 7th January 1938 East  Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
TORNEY Richard
B 1789 Not yet known
D 1871 Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
WOODS Judith
B 1800 Not yet known
Not yet known
2nd WifeNASH Sarah Ann
B Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage8th December 1877 Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeNone known
Land Grants Western
November 1883 Application made for title Perth lot 29/H
0.3.12 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesEastern District Chronicle York Saturday 24th May 1890 – page 6
Departure from Western
Not clear when left Western Australia for South Australia (pre-1874). John Turner returned to Western Australia (for the rest of his life) sometime in 1876 and married Sarah Nash during this time
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th August 1890 York Hospital Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
 July 1868 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
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