WEDDERBURN – Peter 30th and 54th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles

Return to Pyrenees 1853 EPF List

Click on images to view (if available) a larger image. Use your browser’s Back button to return to site.

30th Regiment Cambridgshire Crest

54th Regiment Brass Badges

Royal Canadian Uniform

Regiment (s)30th and 54th Regiment and Royal Canadian Rifles
Regiment Number (s) 892 – Royal Canadian Rifles
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th February 1828 / 21 years / Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8½ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 7 years 3 months
North America – 9 years 6 months
Length of Service23 years 17 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 9th Sept ember 1851 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Edinburgh Scotland
Pension Districts1851 2nd Edinburgh
1852 Tilbury Fort
1853 -55 Western Australia
1st  July 1855 Adelaide
1857 – 67 Melbourne
Pension Paid1/0d 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 Birthc1807 Linlithgow West Lothian Scotland
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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Night Warder Convict Establishment
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not known how or when left Western Australia – mid 1855 most likely time given his pension payments
Date/Place of Death/BurialD December 1867 Victoria
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information