PERSONAL DETAILSJohn SALMON.
Birth date and placec. 1825 Adbaston, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Occupations pre-WABrush Maker.
Physical DescriptionH: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and placeNo wife or family [WO23-171].
SpouseNone.
ChildrenNone.
Death date and place12 or 14 Feb 1891 Royal Kilmainham Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
Burial date and placeFebruary 1891 Kilmainham Hospital Cemetery, Dublin.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment. 1 Nov 1857 transferred to
Royal Canadian Rifles.
Regiment No. and Rank#1894 (63rd) #139 (RCR) Private.
Attestation date and place30 Jun 1843 Newcastle under Lyne, Staffordshire.
Service/CampaignsEast Indies 3 years 9 months.
Crimea 7 months.
North America 8 years 3 months.
Musters1851 Ashton under Lyne & Limerick, Ireland [WO12-7282].
1861 Montreal [WO12-10542].
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalNone during service.
Admitted to Chelsea Inpatient 1 Aug 1884.
Regimental Courts MartialTried & Imprisoned 13 May to 17 Jun 1851. Offence not stated.
Tried & Imprisoned 3 Dec 1856 to 28 Feb 1857. Offence not stated.
27 times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place15 Nov 1864 Birmingham?
Length of Service21 years 15 months.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1710/4.
Post Discharge ResidenceWolverhampton, Stafford, England.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictBirmingham (1864). WA (1868). Calcutta (1869). Mauritius (1870-1875).
West London (to 31 Jul 1884).
Pension Amount9d.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipHougoumont.
Departure and Arrival12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesNone.
Departure from WADeparted Western Australia for Calcutta 1868/69, ship unknown.