Jaffrey, James

Birth date and place3 Dec 1827, Abbey, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland [WO97 Chelsea Pension].
22 Dec 1826, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland [Civil Service Evidence of Age].
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
Gawse Street, Abbey, Low Paisley, Renfrewshire (1841).
Cross Arthurlie, Neilston or Barrhead Quoad Sacra, Renfrewshire (1861 tentative).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place
SpouseMary BUTLER (tentative).
ChildrenJames born outside Australia.
Johanna born outside Australia.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
Regiment(s)92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment.  1 Mar 1854 transferred to
44th (East Essex) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank#3829 (44th) Private.
Attestation date and place3 Jun 1845 Glasgow, Lanark.
Service/CampaignsIonian Islands 2 years 1 month.
Gibraltar 1 year 11 months.
Malta 1 month.
Turkey 4 months.
Crimea 10 months from 14 Sep 1854.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
One Good Conduct Badge.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Slight wound. 1st Attack on the Redan. 18 Jun 1855.
Shellwound to forearm received at Sebastopol. Unfit for further service.
Returned to England 6 Jul 1855 [QWO100-29-448].
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
Garrison (District) Court MartialDeserted 7 Jun 1847. Rejoined 11 Jul 1847. Tried 14 Jul 1847.
Sentenced to six months’ imprisonment with hard labour, marked with the letter D and put under stoppages.
Imprisoned 14 Jul 1847 to 1 Nov 1847. Remainder of imprisonment remitted.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place13 Nov 1855 Walmer ?
Length of Service8 years 12 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1526/44.
Post Discharge ResidencePaisley.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictPaisley.
Pension Amount11d. per diem. Increased pension to 1/5d. per diem.
Departure and Arrival1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Assistant Warder, Convict Establishment  Jan 1866 to Aug 1868 [Barker p.111].
Land Grant/Purchase5 Aug 1884 Fremantle Town Lot P65 (grant).
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WA