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].
Spouse None.
Children None.
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
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 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].
Promotions None.
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).
Pension Amount 9d.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Hougoumont.
Departure and Arrival 12 Oct 1867 London; 9 Jan 1868 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles None.
Departure from WA Departed Western Australia for Calcutta 1868/69, ship unknown.