WEST – John 76th Regiment

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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
1852-1877 Western Australia
1877- South Australia
Pension Paid8d 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 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
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot 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
Appointed Night warder Convict Establishment 21st October 1852 resigned 21st November 1855
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
To South Australia after November 1855
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
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 Champion