WILD – John 18th Regiment

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18th Regiment Royal Irish Cap Badge

NameWILD – John
Regiment (s)18th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 477
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
26th February 1826 / 18 years / Not stated
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Dark / Grey / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationMediterranean – 5 years
Ceylon – 3 years 34 days
China including Hong Kong and Canton – 6 years 180 days
Length of Service20 years 318 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 16th July 1847 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Tipperary Ireland
Pension Districts1847 Chatham
1848 Clonmel
1848 Limerick
1849 Clonmel
1850-1863 Western Australia
1863-1881 Victoria
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
22nd July 1850 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
HASHEMY 25th October 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1808 Doon Limerick Ireland
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
Granted Lot P12 Albany
3 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 30th October 1850 – page 3
Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Political and News WA – Shipping Intelligence 1st November 1850 – page 2 – List of Pensioners named
Departure from Western
Pension paid in Western Australia until 31st May 1863 then re-located to Melbourne (via Adelaide) with pension paid there until 31st March 1881
Date/Place of Death/BurialD 5th January 1881 aged 73 years at South Melbourne Victoria (Tentative) Listed as John McPherson WALDIE (#1998)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationSurgeon’s Log for “Hashemy” states wife aged 36 on sick list 28th August 1850 although doesn’t quote first name.