PERSONAL DETAILSJohn McKINNON
Birth date and placec. 1822 Tobermory, Argyllshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
High Street, Tobermory, Argyllshire (1841).
Note: Two men with the same name and age are recorded at this address. Indistuinguishable.
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place8 May 1857, Stirling, Stirling, Scotland (tentative).
SpouseAnne ELLIOTT (tentative Erickson p.2011).
ChildrenFrederick b. 1868, Toodyay, Western Australia (tentative Erickson p.2011).
Death date and place30 Jun 1874 Perth, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Inflammation of the lungs.
Burial date and place1 Jul 1874 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.
Church of England Section.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)42nd (The Royal HIghland) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#1908 Private.
Attestation date and place9 Jun 1842 Glasgow, Lanark.
Service/CampaignsMalta 4 years 3 months.
Bermuda 4 years 2 months.
Halifax, Nova Scotia 1 years.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years.
East Indies 4 years 11 months.
Musters1861 Agra, East Indies [WO12-5536].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal clasp Lucknow.
Five Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (gratuity).
Casualty/MedicalHad sunstroke while on Field Service in May 1858. No disability. Not aggravated by vice or intemperance.
Has had his constitution impaired by long service. May earn a livelihood. He is permanently incapacitated for the duties of a soldier and cannot be reinlisted if discharged [Netley June 26th 1863].
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place21 Jul 1863 Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley.
Length of Service21 years 43 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1520/129.
Post Discharge ResidenceMaidstone, Kent.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictChatham.
Pension Amount1/1d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipRacehorse.
Departure and Arrival26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Temporary Assistant Warder 1867, 1870, 1871.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.