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76th Regiment of Foot
NameWEST – John
Regiment (s)76th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1525
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
15th February 1839 / 20 years 3 months / Newbury Berkshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 ins
Pale / Blue / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationBermuda – 10 months
Nova Scotia – 11 months
Ionian Islands – 2 years 7 months
Length of Service11 years 340 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th March 1851 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Upwell Cambridgeshire England
Pension Districts1851 Lynn
1852-1854 Western Australia
1877- 1896 South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem – Temporary 3 years until 15th April 1854
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
3rd May 1852 Plymouth, England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of Birthc1818 Upwell Cambridgeshire 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
Date/Place of Marriage1st Quarter 1852 Wisbech Cambridgeshire England
Children by 1st WifeSusan Wayman b 14th December 1863 Echunga Goldfields South Australia
M BAKER John Richard 13th December 1892 Residence of the bride Goodwood South Australia
D 26th July 1959 Woodvalle, Hindmarsh South Australia
Marion/Mary Ann Wayman b 4th September 1865 Auburn, Clare South Australia
M HEWITT Thomas 9th November 1893 Residence of James Bird Glanville Pt. Adelaide South Australia
D 12th February 1921 Pt. Adelaide South Australia
Alfred Waymin (sic) b 27th June 1868 Echunga goldfields Mt. Barker South Australia
M CAMERON Isabella 28th December 1907 Presbyterian Church Mt. Barker South Australia
D 22nd July 1935 Goodwood, Mannahill, Burra South Australia
Edith Wayman b 21st July 1871 Echunga Goldfields Mt. Barker South Australia
M LLOYD Herbert 12th February 1901 Kalgoorlie Western Australia
D 8 December 1936 Stirling South Australia
William Robert Waymond (sic) b 12th September 1875 Adelaide South Australia
M STAPLETON Evangeline Isabella 9th June 1902 Residence of Bride’s Father Goodwood
D 1st June 1955 Goodwood South Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Appointed Night warder Convict Establishment 21st October 1852 resigned 21st November 1855
Newspaper ArticlesAppointed Night warder Convict Establishment 21st October 1852 resigned 21st November 1855 see Barker page 214
The Express and Telegraph Wednesday 25th March 1896 page 2 Death of John
The Express and Telegraph Wednesday 30th November 1904
Death of Mary
Departure from Western
Champion departed 20th December 1855 arrived Adelaide 11th January 1856 (P. West and wife)
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd March 1896 Unley South Australia
Buried West Terrace Cemetery
Date/Place of Death/Burial
29th November 1904 Goodwood South Australia
Buried West Terrace Cemetery
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 John West 1525 Private 76th Foot Location Bermuda
1851 As above location Parkhurst Barracks Isle of Wight
1851 As above location Invalid depot Woolwich
Discharge due to chronic rheumatism and catarrh John West applied for a deferred pension on 8 March 1878 approved and paid 5d per day from 8 March 1877
A John West was admitted to the Royal Adelaide hospital on 30th January 1872 age 52 years married residence Hahndorf occupation digger born Wisbeach (sic) England and had been in the Colony for 20 years arrived on the ship ChampionHis wife Mary was admitted twice to the hospital

1st 28th August 1886 age 54, married, religion Baptist, residence Goodwood, born Cambridge had been 30 years in the Colony and had arrived in the Champion from WA

2nd  13th July 1892 age 57 a married woman, religion Protestant, living Unley, born Cambridge and had been 40 years in the Colony arriving on the William Jackson(sic)