PERSONAL DETAILS John CRAIG
Birth date and Place: 12 Jan 1834, Turiff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and Place: 14 Jan 1834, Turiff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Census Residences: St John’s Wood Barracks, Marylebone, Middlesex (1861).
Sarah and Harriett (wife and daughter) 140 Bayham Street, Pancras, Middlesex (1861).
Occupations pre-WA: Assistant Warder, Chatham Prison.
Physical Description:
Marriage date and Place: 15 Aug 1858, Parish of St Marylebone, London, England.
Spouse: Sarah JONES.
Children: Harriett 1860 Pancras, London.
James Phillip 1864 Gillingham, Kent.
William 1866 (d.1868), Fremantle, Western Australia.
Death date and Place: 06 May 1923, 117 King Street, East Fremantle, WA.
Burial date and Place: 08 May 1923, Fremantle Cemetery.
Will and Probate: None.
Funeral Notice: West Australian 07 May and 10 May 1923.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment: 1st Battalion, Scots Fusilier Guards.
Regiment No. and Rank: #4387 Private.
Attestation date and Place: c. 1852.
Service/Campaigns: Crimea.
Musters: Q2, 1861 London [WO12-1865].
Promotions:
Medals, Clasps and Badges: Crimea War Medal clasp Alma. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical:
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Discharge date and Place:
Length of Service:
c. 1864.
c. 12 years.
Chelsea Pension Reference: No WO97 discharge to pension documents extant.
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ARRIVAL and LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship: Belgravia.
Departure and Arrival: 07 Apr 1866 Portland; 04 Jul 1866 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation: Warder Fremantle Prison from 5 Jul 1866.
Land Grant/Purchase: None.