Bradley, John Alexander
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|PERSONAL DETAILS||John Alexander BRADLEY|
|Birth date and place||c. 1825 Leighlinbridge, Carlow, Ireland.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7³/8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: brown. Hair: brown.|
Face: oval. Figure: proportionate. General Appearance: healthy.
|Marriage date and place||22 Jul 1865 Cork, Cork, Ireland.|
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||Indistinguishable possibilities in Melbourne, Victoria and New Zealand.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||97th (Earl of Ulster’s) Regiment. 19 Dec 1856 re-engaged with|
99th (Lanarkshire) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2124 (97th). #356 (99th) Private.|
|Attestation date and place||2 Jan 1843 Carlow [WO25-542B-22] (97th Regiment).|
19 Dec 1856 Liverpool, Lancashire (99th Regiment).
|Service/Campaigns||Ionian Islands 2 years 2 months.|
Malta 1 year 7 months.
North America 4 years 8 months.
|Musters||1851 New Brunswick [WO12-9696].|
1861 Cork [WO12-9827].
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 1 Dec 1859.|
Corporal to Sergeant 26 Feb 1864.
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
Four Good Conduct Badges.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||3 Dec 1856 Portsea (free discharge from 97th Regiment).|
18 Jul 1865 Cork (at own request from 99th Regiment).
|Length of Service||22 years 29 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1674/35.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Liverpool, Lancashire.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||1st Liverpool (1865). 1st Cork (1865). Western Australia (1866). Melbourne (Oct 1868).|
|Pension Amount||1/4½d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||16 Oct 1866 Portsmouth; 22 Dec 1866 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||Perth Gazette 21 Aug 1868.|
|Departure from WA||King Oscar dep. Fremantle 19 Aug 1868; arr. Hobson’s Bay (Melbourne) 30 Aug 1868.|