WATSON – John or John Henry 86th Regiment

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86th Regiment

NameWATSON – 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/DurationWest Indies – 10 years 5 months
East Indies – 3 years 2 months
Length of Service19 years 239 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 12th June 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Carlow Ireland
Pension Districts1846 Carlow
1849 2nd Dublin
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1852 Western Australia
1852 Hobart
1868-1881Victoria
Pension Paid1/0d 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 Birthc August 1808 Ballytore Kildare 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
UNKNOWN Elizabeth
c1809 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeGeorge 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 Marriage24th January 1859 Hobart Tasmania
Children by 2nd WifeNone
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
WA Appointed Police constable 16th August 1851
Tasmania 1859 Groom and coachmen
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer Perth Wednesday 1st October 1851 – page 3
Age Melbourne Saturday 16th July 1881 – page 7
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial15th 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 ProbateNone known
Further InformationInquest held 15th July 1881 for WATSON John “found dead in bed that a.m.”