WARD – John 23rd Regiment

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Name WARD – John
Regiment (s)23rd Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 4450
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th November 1854 / 28 years / Preston Lancashire England
Joiner
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8½ in
Light / Hazel / Dark Brown / gunshot wound to right shoulder and right side of face
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 10 months
Length of Service1 year 173 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th April 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts1856 Preston
1862 Bermuda
1863-1866 Western Australia
1866-1875 Preston
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Preston Lancashire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
WARD William
c1786 Preston Lancashire England
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
UNKNOWN Mary
c1791 Lancashire England
SiblingsAlice B c1821 Preston Lancashire England
Henry
B c1826 Preston Lancashire England
Margaret
B c1826 Preston Lancashire England
William B c1828 Preston Lancashire England
Joseph B c1831 Preston Lancashire England
Ellen B c1834 Preston Lancashire England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
None
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette and West Australian Times 19th January 1866 – page 2
Departure from Western
Australia
1866 to London per “Fitzroy”
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd March 1875 Preston England
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information