PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias John BALLANTINE
Birth date and placec.  1837 Old Kilpatrick, Dalmuir, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesDalmuir, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (1841).
Dalmuir Shore, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (1851).
The School of Military Engineering, Brompton Barracks, Gillingham, Kent (1871).
TradePainter.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: fair, whiskers grey.
Marks or Scars: Scar on right side of chin.
Marriage date and place1858 Fremantle, Western Australia.
SpouseHarriett Caroline WALLIS/WALLACE.
ChildrenRobert Edward b. 1859, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Alfred b. 1864, Weymouth, Dorset.
Harriet b. 1867, Woolwich, Kent.
Agnes b. 1868, Woolwich, Kent.
Hannah b. 1870, Gillingham, Kent.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #3310 Sapper.
Attestation date and place 13 Jun 1855 Glasgow, Scotland.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 4 years 269 days.
Musters WO11-158 (1858) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesThree Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 27 Jun 1876 Shornecliffe Camp, Kent, England.
Length of Service 21 years 15 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1849-190.
Post Discharge Residence 19 Park Place, Paisley Road, Glasgow.
Pension DistrictCanterbury (Mar 1878). New South Wales (1878).
Pension11d. per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipNile.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Plymouth 23 Sep 1857. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jan 1858.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder [Barker p.10].
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WALincelles.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.

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