PERSONAL DETAILS James CROWE
Birth date and place C.1821* Cappaghwhite, Tipperary, Ireland.
[*unlikely to be correct in view of baptism date].
Baptism date and place 27 Jul 1819 Cappawhite, Diocese of Cashel and Emly, Tipparary, Ireland.
Civil Census Residences See Muster below (1841 & 1861).
Infantry Barracks, Colchester, Essex, England (1861).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place 3 Nov 1852, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Spouse Matilda Ann MAY.
Children George Edmund 1862, Limerick, Ireland.
Death date and place 13 Jun 1908 Adelaide, South Australia.
Burial date and place June 1908 West Terrace Cemetery, South Australia.  Catholic Western Ground, C 121.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries Adelaide Advertiser 15 Jun 1908. Adelaide Chronicle 20 Jun 1908. Many others.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 38th (1st Saffordshire) Regiment. Transferred on 1 May 1842 to
97th Earl of Ulster’s Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1984 Private.
#1872 Private.
Attestation date and place 22 Jul 1840 Limerick.
Service/Campaigns Ionian Islands & Malta 5 years 2 months.
Jamaica 3 years 3 months.
America [sic]* 1 year 10 months. [*British North America (Canada)]
Greece & Crimea 2 years 1 month.
East Indies 2 years 3 months.
Musters 1841 Kinsdale, Ireland [WO12-5206].
Q2 1861 Colchester [WO9708].
Promotions Private to Corporal 4 Apr 1857.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal clasp Lucknow.
Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
Five Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial None. Once in the Regimental Defaulter’s Book.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 15 Aug 1861 Colchester.
Length of Service 21 years 23 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1669/122.
Post Discharge Residence Limerick, Ireland.
Post Discharge Pension District Limerick.
South Australia 1868-Sep 1870; 1876-Mar 1879. [WO22-252; WO22-227].
Pension Amount 1/3d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Clyde.
Departure and Arrival 15 Mar 1863 Plymouth; 29 May 1863 Fremantle.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in WA.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Perth Gazette 20 Dec 1867. Adelaide Express & Telegraph 31 Dec 1867. [Shipping].
SA Register and Evening Journal 26 Jul 1897. [Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations].
Departure from WA Midas.  Dep. 13 Dec 1867 Fremantle; arr. 28 Dec 1867 Adelaide.