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- Salmon, John
|PERSONAL DETAILS||John SALMON.|
|Birth date and place||c. 1825 Adbaston, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, England.|
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Occupations pre-WA||Brush Maker.|
|Physical Description||H: 5 ft. 7 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
|Marriage date and place||No wife or family [WO23-171].|
|Death date and place||12 or 14 Feb 1891 Royal Kilmainham Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.|
|Burial date and place||February 1891 Kilmainham Hospital Cemetery, Dublin.|
|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|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 place||30 Jun 1843 Newcastle under Lyne, Staffordshire.|
|Service/Campaigns||East Indies 3 years 9 months.|
Crimea 7 months.
North America 8 years 3 months.
|Musters||1851 Ashton under Lyne & Limerick, Ireland [WO12-7282].|
1861 Montreal [WO12-10542].
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
One Good Conduct Badge.
|Casualty/Medical||None during service.|
Admitted to Chelsea Inpatient 1 Aug 1884.
|Regimental Courts Martial||Tried & 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 Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||15 Nov 1864 Birmingham?|
|Length of Service||21 years 15 months.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1710/4.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Wolverhampton, Stafford, England.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Birmingham (1864). WA (1868). Calcutta (1869). Mauritius (1870-1875).|
West London (to 31 Jul 1884).
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles||None.|
|Departure from WA||Departed Western Australia for Calcutta 1868/69, ship unknown.|