PERSONAL DETAILSJohn MARRISON
Birth date and placec. 1815 Kerdiston, Reepham, Norfolk, England.
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England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 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 place6 Jul 1833 East Dereham, Norfolk.
Service/CampaignsMediterranean 5 years 4 months.
Jamaica 3 years.
British North America 2 years 2 months.
Turkey 10 months.
Musters1841 Malta [WO12-8278].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesFour Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (£5 gratuity).
Casualty/MedicalLabours 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place27 Feb 1855 Chatham.
Length of Service21 years 237 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1617/142.
Post Discharge ResidenceNorwich.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictNorwich (1855). 2nd Plymouth (1856). WA (1858). Melbourne (1861-1875+).
Pension Amount1/- per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipEdwin Fox.
Departure and Arrival26 Aug 1858 Plymouth; 20 Nov 1858 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Departed 1861 for Melbourne (no shipping record found).