|PERSONAL DETAILS||James LYONS|
|Birth date and place||c. 1831 Ballinahinch, County Down, Ireland.|
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|Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 8½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: blue. Hair: brown.|
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|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment. 1 Mar 1852 transferred to
68th (Durham) Light Infantry Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#3036 (59th) Private.
#2970 (68th) Private.
|Attestation date and place||21 Apr 1851 Edinburgh, Midlothian,|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Wounded. Second Battle of Inkermann 05 November 1854.
Disabled from impaired use of left hand & forearm, injury above wrist, by a large fragment of stone in the trenches 12 December 1854.
Unfit for the service (Chatham 23 May 1855).
Some wasting & want of power of left forearm and hand from injury said to have been received as reported. Likely to improve (27 Mar 1861).
In early 1871 a medical was carried out in Belfast, Ireland (see WO97 p.4 extract in sidebar).
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||3 Jul 1855 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||4 years 75 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1595/176.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Not stated.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||2nd Belfast 1855. Fremantle 1862. New South Wales 1864-1871. 2nd Belfast 1871-1873. New South Wales 1874-1879.|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem.
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||8 Oct 1862 Portland; 31 Dec 1862 Fremantle.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Departed 1864 for New South Wales.|