|PERSONAL DETAILS||John BAIN|
|Birth date and place||c. 1811 Liberton, Edinburgh, Scotland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent, England (1851).|
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8¼ ins. Complexion: dark. Eyes: dark. Hair: dark brown.|
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|Death date and place|
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|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||Royal Artillery, 11th Battalion.
Ambulance Corps (post Army discharge).
|Regiment No. and Rank||Gunner & Driver (RA).
#42 Private (Ambulance Corps).
|Attestation date and place||26 Jan 1831 Edinburgh.|
|Service/Campaigns||Corfu 4 years 10 months.
Spain 11 months.
Malta 6 years 3 months.
Crimea 1 year (approx), returned to England 4 Aug 1855.
|Musters||1841 Mauritius, 8th Battalion, 6th Company RA [WO10-1834].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Four Good Conduct Badges (RA).
Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal. (Ambulance Corps).
|Casualty/Medical||Since his return from Malta, about 18 months ago, he has suffered from repeated attacks of rheumatic pains in all the larger joints, which at times are so severe as to render him unable to perform his duty efficiently. He has also been troubled with cough and shortness of breath for the last four months. Disability caused by his military service. Unfit for service; likely to be disqualified for military duty, but that he is able to contribute something towards his livelihood (22 June 1852).|
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||13 Jul 1852 Woolwich.|
|Length of Service||21 years 171 days, excluding Ambulance Corps service.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1212/43.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Edinburgh. 2nd Edinburgh (1853). Turkey (1854). Edinburgh (1855). Victoria (1861-Mar 1879).|
|Pension Amount||1/- per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||5 Jan 1856 Plymouth; 29 Mar 1856 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Subscriptions||Florence Nightingale Fund (1857).|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Inquirer & Commercial News 15 Sep 1858.|
|Departure from WA||c. 1861 to Melbourne.|