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- Jaffrey, James
|PERSONAL DETAILS||James JAFFREY (Jaffray, Jaffery)|
|Birth date and place||3 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).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.|
|Marriage date and place|
|Spouse||Mary BUTLER (tentative).|
|Children||James born outside Australia.|
Johanna born outside Australia.
|Death date and place|
|Burial date and place|
|Will and Probate||None.|
|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 place||3 Jun 1845 Glasgow, Lanark.|
|Service/Campaigns||Ionian 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 Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
One Good Conduct Badge.
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty 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 Martial||None.|
|Garrison (District) Court Martial||Deserted 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 Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||13 Nov 1855 Walmer ?|
|Length of Service||8 years 12 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1526/44.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Paisley.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||Paisley.|
|Pension Amount||11d. per diem. Increased pension to 1/5d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||1 Jul 1864 Portland; 12 Sep 1864 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
Assistant Warder, Convict Establishment Jan 1866 to Aug 1868 [Barker p.111].
|Land Grant/Purchase||5 Aug 1884 Fremantle Town Lot P65 (grant).|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA|