VALENTINE – Joseph 48th 71st Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles

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48th Regiment Northhamptonshire

71st Regiment Highland Light Infantry Colours

Royal Canadian Uniform

Land Grant

NameVALENTINE – Joseph
Regiment (s)48th 71st Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles
Regiment Number (s) 1841 – 71st Regiment
2030 – Royal Canadian Rifles
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
10th June 1840 / 19 years 2 months / Northampton England
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8¼ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCanada – 23 years 9 months
Length of Service25 years 122 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 18th September 1866 / Not stated
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Northampton England
Pension Districts1866 Northampton
1867 Tilbury
1867-1895 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
1887 Increased to 1/4½d per diem for service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
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 Birthc1821 Cooknoe (sic) Northampton England
Date/Place of Baptism8th April 1821/ Cogenhoe Northampton
Father
Date/Place of Birth
VALENTINE Thomas
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Mary
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not married
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
Perth Lot V147 – 3 roods 9 perches
Assigned 11th November 1881
Title Application 27th September 1883 Approved 7th December 1883 Title 6/27
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd June 1895 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1851 Joseph Valentine 1841 Private Reserve Battalion 71st Regt location Toronto
1861 Joseph Valentine 2030 Private Royal Canadian Rifles location Montreal
Discharge at own request having served 25 years
2 Good Conduct badges
21st June 1881 applied for Town Lot E 86
22nd June 1881 Staff Officer RA Armstrong remarked he was a single man, good with horses, government servant recommended to Mr Smythe (SROWA Cons 31)