WARD – John 99th Regiment

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99th Regiment Lanarkshire

NameWARD – John
Regiment (s)99th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 183
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th April 1824 / 18 years / Dublin Ireland
Cotton Weaver
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 11 years 149 days
Length of Service17 years 12 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th April 1841 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Dublin Ireland
Pension Districts1841 2nd Dublin
1851 2nd Manchester
1851 2nd Dublin
1853 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1806 Garristown Dublin Ireland
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
DESMOND Hannah
Date/Place of MarriageNot known
Children by 1st WifeSamuel b Longford I840 Ireland
Bp 7th April 1840 Templemichael Longford Ireland
John b 1842 Ireland
Bp March 1842 St Paul’s Dublin City Dublin Ireland
Rose b 1844 Ireland
Bp 1st November 1844 St Catherine’s Dublin City Dublin Ireland
James b Ireland 1846
Bp 23rd February 1846 St. Catherine’s Dublin City Dublin Ireland
Mary b 1848 Ireland
Bp 9th (?) May 1848 St, Catherines Dublin City Dublin Ireland
John b 1850 Ireland (Surgeon’s sick list)
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNone known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd July 1862 Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
A Hannah Ward died 1864 age 48 Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 John Ward 183 Private 99th Foot Discharged 27 April 1841 a cotton weaver born Dublin enlisted 15th April 1824 Location Dublin Ireland
Discharge due to rheumatism, emaciation and varicose veins o both legs
Son John age 2 ½ years received medical treatment aboard the Pyrenees