WATKINS – John 94th Regiment

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94th Regiment Badge

Died Convict Depot now Old Swan Brewery

NameWATKINS – John
Regiment (s)94th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 901
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
18th September 1833 / 19 years 4 months / Bury St Edmonds Suffolk England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fresh / Hazel /Dark Brown / Injury to left hand
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 11 months
Length of Service7 years 262 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 27th May / Fort Pitt England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Newmarket England
Pension Districts1841 Bury St Edmonds
1850-1902 Western Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1815 Dalham Newmarket Suffolk 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
UNKNOWN Elizabeth
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st Wife2 children – unknown names
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeNot yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 2nd WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
1850 assigned Lot P17 South Perth
1861 off pension: 1865 pension restored
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 14th June 1850
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial24th March 1902 Mt. Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1872 Perth Western Australia (tentative)
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationDischarged after receiving injury to left hand and two joints of little finger cut off by natives who attacked him at Cannamore.