- Veterans Index
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- Marrison, John
|PERSONAL DETAILS||John MARRISON|
|Birth date and place||c. 1815 Kerdiston, Reepham, Norfolk, England.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: light. Eyes: grey. Hair: light brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|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].|
|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|
|Departure and Arrival||26 Aug 1858 Plymouth; 20 Nov 1858 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Departed 1861 for Melbourne (no shipping record found).|