PERSONAL DETAILS  James CALLAGHAN
Birth date and place  c. 1829 Butts, Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Ireland.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
Occupations pre-WA Tailor.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: sallow. Eyes: brown. Hair: black.
Marriage date and place 1867 Perth, Western Australia.
Spouse Mary TORPEY.
Children Mary Ann Henrietta 1869, Fremantle, Western Australia (tentative).
Catherine Helen 1871, Perth, Western Australia.
James Thomas 1873, Perth, Western Australia.
Patrick John 1878, Perth, Western Australia.
Death date and place 18 Jun 1908 Perth, Western Australia.
Burial date and place 19 Jun 1908 Karrakatta. Roman Catholic AA 0347B.
Will and Probate None.
Death Notices and Obituaries West Australian 30 Jun 1908.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 30th (1st Cambridgeshire) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #3968 Private.
Attestation date and place 18 May 1854.
Service/Campaigns Crimea.
Musters
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal with clasp Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/Medical Disabled by weakness in the lower extremities and pain over the sacrum after gunshot wound of both hips received on 8th Sept at 2nd attack at the Redan.  The ball entered the right hip immediately behind the greater trochanter and passed through the sacrum at its junction with the ??????  ?????? near the  joint of left hip. States that no pieces of bone came away but that for 6 days after he was wounded he was unable to pass water and that a catheter was required twice daily during that time. Unfit for further service.
Regimental Courts Martial Tried and imprisoned 24 Aug to 7 Oct 1854.
Tried and imprisoned 18 Mar to 30 Apr 1855.
Tried and convicted 6 Aug to 9 Aug 1855.
Tried and convicted 31 Aug to 4 Sep 1855.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 29 Jan 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service 1 year 159 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1490/60.
Post Discharge Residence Kilkenny.
Post Discharge Pension District Kilkenny.
Pension Amount 1/2d. per diem.  Increased to 1/2d. per diem 18 Jan 1881 for service EPF.
Patriotic Fund.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Lord Dalhousie.
Departure and Arrival 25 Sep 1863 Portland; 28 Dec 1863 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase 15 May 1881, Perth Loc. Y147. Grant.
Subscriptions
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA Not applicable.