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- McKinnon, John
|PERSONAL DETAILS||John McKINNON|
|Birth date and place||c. 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.
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 9¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place||8 May 1857, Stirling, Stirling, Scotland (tentative).|
|Spouse||Anne ELLIOTT (tentative Erickson p.2011).|
|Children||Frederick b. 1868, Toodyay, Western Australia (tentative Erickson p.2011).|
|Death date and place||30 Jun 1874 Perth, Western Australia.|
Cause of Death: Inflammation of the lungs.
|Burial date and place||1 Jul 1874 East Perth Cemetery, Western Australia.|
Church of England Section.
|Will and Probate||None.|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||42nd (The Royal HIghland) Regiment.|
|Regiment No. and Rank||#1908 Private.|
|Attestation date and place||9 Jun 1842 Glasgow, Lanark.|
|Service/Campaigns||Malta 4 years 3 months.|
Bermuda 4 years 2 months.
Halifax, Nova Scotia 1 years.
Turkey & Crimea 2 years.
East Indies 4 years 11 months.
|Musters||1861 Agra, East Indies [WO12-5536].|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea 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/Medical||Had 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 Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||21 Jul 1863 Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley.|
|Length of Service||21 years 43 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1520/129.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Maidstone, Kent.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Chatham.|
|Pension Amount||1/1d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||26 May 1865 Portland; 10 Aug 1865 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
Temporary Assistant Warder 1867, 1870, 1871.
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Not applicable.|