WEST – John 76th Regiment

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Name WEST – 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/Duration Bermuda – 10 months
Nova Scotia – 11 months
Ionian Islands – 2 years 7 months
Length of Service 11 years 340 days
Rank/Date/Place of Discharge Private / 25th March 1851 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign Medals Not yet known
Intended Residence at
Upwell Cambridgeshire England
Pension Districts 1851 Lynn
1852-1877 Western Australia
1877- South Australia
Pension Paid 8d per diem – Temporary 3 years until 15th April 1854
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
London England (Date not known)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM JARDINE 1st August 1852
Date/Place of Birth c1818 Upwell Cambridgeshire England
Date/Place of Baptism Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Siblings Not yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage Not yet known
Children by 1st Wife Not yet known
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
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
To South Australia before 1877
Date/Place of Death/Burial Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or Probate None known
Further Information There is an indication that the pension was either extended or made permanent in South Australia.  WO22 shows entry for WEST John 76th Regiment being paid 5d per diem between 3rd March 1877 and 1880. Further research required