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).
Occupations pre-WA Labourer.
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.
Promotions None.
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.
Ship Merchantman. 
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