PERSONAL DETAILSJames CROWE
Birth date and placeC.1821* Cappaghwhite, Tipperary, Ireland.
[*unlikely to be correct in view of baptism date].
Baptism date and place27 Jul 1819 Cappawhite, Diocese of Cashel and Emly, Tipparary, Ireland.
Civil Census ResidencesSee Muster below (1841 & 1861).
Infantry Barracks, Colchester, Essex, England (1861).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8 ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place3 Nov 1852, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
SpouseMatilda Ann MAY.
ChildrenGeorge Edmund 1862, Limerick, Ireland.
Death date and place13 Jun 1908 Adelaide, South Australia.
Burial date and placeJune 1908 West Terrace Cemetery, South Australia.  Catholic Western Ground, C 121.
Will and Probate
Death Notices and ObituariesAdelaide 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 place22 Jul 1840 Limerick.
Service/CampaignsIonian 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.
Musters1841 Kinsdale, Ireland [WO12-5206].
Q2 1861 Colchester [WO9708].
PromotionsPrivate to Corporal 4 Apr 1857.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasp Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Indian Mutiny Medal clasp Lucknow.
Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.
Five Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Regimental Courts MartialNone. Once in the Regimental Defaulter’s Book.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place15 Aug 1861 Colchester.
Length of Service21 years 23 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1669/122.
Post Discharge ResidenceLimerick, Ireland.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictLimerick.
South Australia 1868-Sep 1870; 1876-Mar 1879. [WO22-252; WO22-227].
Pension Amount1/3d. per diem.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipClyde.
Departure and Arrival15 Mar 1863 Plymouth; 29 May 1863 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in WA.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesPerth 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 WAMidas.  Dep. 13 Dec 1867 Fremantle; arr. 28 Dec 1867 Adelaide.