PERSONAL DETAILS John DUTHIE
Birth date and place 25 May 1828 All Saints Parish, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences Robert Street, St Martin in the Fields, Middlesex, England (1841) tentative.
Occupations pre-WA Brush Maker
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 5¾ ins. Complexion: florid. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place 17 Jun 1875 Swan River, North Fremantle, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Accidental drowning.  Click here for report of inquest. 
Burial date and place
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries Herald 19 Jun 1875.
The Western Australian Times 22 Jun 1875.
Inquirer & Commercial News 23 Jun 1875.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1667 Private.
Attestation date and place 25 Jul 1845 Saxby, Leicestershire.
Service/Campaigns China 3 years 8 months.
Crimea 2 years 3 Months.
India 9 years 4 months.
Musters Q2 1861 Poona, East Indies [WO12-9560].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol  Turkish Crimea Medal.
(Note: Medal Roll WO100-33 folios 75, 107 134 record Alma, Balaklava, Sebastopol).
Indian Mutiny Medal clasp Central India.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal. £5 Gratuity.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical Chronic Rheumatism.
Stiff and unfit for active duty. If discharged he can contribute to his own support.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
16 times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 11 Jun 1867 Netley.
Length of Service 21 years 18 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1664/170.
Post Discharge Residence Westminster, London.
Post Discharge Pension District West London.
Pension Amount 1/- per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Hougoumont.
Departure and Arrival 12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.