WATSON – John or John Henry 86th Regiment

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Name WATSON – John  or John Henry
Regiment (s) 86th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 372
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th May 1825 / 16 years 9 months / Naas Kildare Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Brown / Fair / None
Overseas Service/Duration West Indies – 10 years 5 months
East Indies – 3 years 2 months
Length of Service 19 years 239 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Corporal / 12th June 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals None
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Carlow Ireland
Pension Districts 1846 Carlow
1849 2nd Dublin
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1852 Western Australia
1852 Hobart
Victoria?
Pension Paid 1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
13th March 1851 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 28th June 1851
Date/Place of Birth c August 1808 Ballytore Kildare Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Elizabeth
c1809 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife George B Not yet known
bap 7th August 1851 Perth Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
DOUTHWAITE Emma Lucy
16th November 1832 Sheffield Yorkshire England
Date/Place of Marriage 24th January 1859 Hobart Tasmania
Children by 2nd Wife None
Father of 2nd wife
Date/Place of Birth
DOUTHWAITE George
Not yet known
Mother of 2nd wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
MARRISON Ann
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Inquirer Perth Wednesday 1st October 1851 – page 3
Age Melbourne Saturday 16th July 1881 – page 7
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known: possibly
Date/Place of Death/Burial 15th July 1881 Coventry Street West Emerald Hill Victoria
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
1880 Victoria
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information Inquest held 15th July 1881 for WATSON John “found dead in bed that a.m.”