PERSONAL DETAILS James PEDIE
Name variations: Peddie, Padi.
Birth date and place 21 Nov 1821 Monedie [sic], Perth, Scotland.
Baptism date and place 14 Feb 1822 Moneydie Parish Church, Perth, Scotland.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
See Musters below (1841, 1851, 1861).
Occupations pre-WA Tailor.
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 6 ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place
Spouse
Children
Death date and place 1872 Western Australia (as Padi – tentative).
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s) 71st (Highland Light Infantry) Regiment.
Regiment No. and Rank #1338 Private.
Attestation date and place 18 Oct 1839 Edinburgh, Midlothian.
Service/Campaigns Canada 2 years 5 months.
West Indies 3 years 2 months.
Corfu 1 year 10 months.
Crimea 1 year 4 months.
Malta 1 month.
Musters 1841 St John’s, Canada [WO12-7879].
1851 Dublin, Ireland [WO12-7890].
1861 Edinburgh [WO12-12541]. London [WO12-12777].
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Crimea War Medal. Turkish Crimea Medal.
Four Good Conduct Badges.
Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (no gratuity).
Casualty/Medical None.
Regimental Courts Martial None.
District Courts Martial None.
General Courts Martial None.
Discharge date and place 29 Oct 1861 Stirling Castle.
Length of Service 21 years 343 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97/1602/128.
Post Discharge Residence Edinburgh.
Post Discharge Pension District Edinburgh (1861).
Pension Amount 1/- per diem. Permanent Nov 1861.
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Merchantman.
Departure and Arrival 12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.
Status/Occupation Enrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/Purchase None in Western Australia.
Subscriptions None.
Misc. Newspaper Articles Inquirer & Commercial News 31 Aug 1864.
Departure from WA Not applicable.