John Theophilus Ussher 836
- Born: 4 September 1823
- Marriage: Annabella Ross
- Died: 3 October 1904, Ealing, London aged 81 13
Entered the army in May 1843, and retired on becoming a full colonel
in 1880, having by then completed nearly 38 years service on full pay.
He served in the field, in the Campaign of 1844-45, in the Southern
Mahratta Country, with the 22nd Regiment and was present at the
capture of the forts of Panala and Pawangarh. Was in India during the
mutiny of 1857-58, with the 87th Regiment, and in the Murree Hills
when that station was attacked by a large force of hill men. He
served on board the ship Eastern Monarch, with a large detachment of
invalids when she was blown up and destroyed by fire on 3 Jun 1859, at
which time he lost everything he had on board. He was for many years
a Staff Officer of Pensioners and had to retire on account of age.
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census UK 1881: 1881, 1 Kidbrook Villas, Shooters Hill Road, Kidbrook, London.
2. Census UK 1891: 1891, Dalkeith, St. Romans Road, Portsea, Hampshire.
3. Resided: 3 October 1904, 68 Windsor Road, Ealing, London. 13
4. He had an estate probated on 21 November 1904 in London. 13
John married Annabella Ross, daughter of Captain Kenneth Tolmie Ross and Unknown. (Annabella Ross was born in 1823 in Dublin, Ireland and died on 4 August 1910 in London 13.)