PERSONAL DETAILS John MARRISON
Birth date and place c. 1815 Kerdiston, Reepham, Norfolk, England.
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Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: light. Eyes: grey. Hair: light brown.
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ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 77th (The East Middlesex) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #673 Private.
Attestation date and place 6 Jul 1833 East Dereham, Norfolk.
Service/Campaigns Mediterranean 5 years 4 months.
Jamaica 3 years.
British North America 2 years 2 months.
Turkey 10 months.
Musters 1841 Malta [WO12-8278].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Four Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
Casualty/Medical Labours under Chronic Rheumatism and general debility, the result of exposure in the field during his service in Turkey in August 1854 as well as former military service.
Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 27 Feb 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service 21 years 237 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1617/142.
Post Discharge Residence Norwich.
Post Discharge Pension District Norwich (1855). 2nd Plymouth (1856). WA (1858). Melbourne (1861-1875+).
Pension Amount 1/- per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Edwin Fox.
Departure and Arrival 26 Aug 1858 Plymouth; 20 Nov 1858 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA  Departed 1861 for Melbourne (no shipping record found).