WRIGHTSON – John HEIC 1st Madras Fusiliers

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EAST INDIA COMPANY

Indian Mutiny Medal w Lucknow Clasp

Land Application

NameWRIGHTSON – John
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company – 1st Madras Fusiliers
Regiment Number (s) Discharge No. 2615
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
12th March 1846 / 22 years / Ennis Clare Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 5½ in
Fresh / Blue / Brown / Flesh wound to right thigh
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service16 years
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 10th September 1861 / India
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Limerick Ireland
Pension Districts1861 Limerick
1863 2nd Cork
1864 Galway and Limerick
1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of Birth1824 Ennis Clare Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Mary (tentative)
B 1846 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
Perth Location Y139
0.2.28 acres
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
12th February 1890
Location not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1846 travelled to India on ‘Asiatic’
May 1861  travelled to UK from India ‘General Caulfield’