BOND – James 17th Regiment

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Afghan War Kelat Ghilzie Medal

17th Regiment Royal Leicestershire Cap Badge


NameBOND – James
Regiment (s)17th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 697
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
Not yet known
Framework Knitter
Description – Height
5 Ft 11 in
Dark / Grey / Sandy / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 5 years 4 months
East Indies (including Afghanistan 1838-1840) – 10 years 11 months
Length of Service21 years 123 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25 September 1849 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsAfghan War Kelat Ghilzie Medal
Intended Residence at
Leicester England
Pension Districts1849 Leicester
1850 Western Australia
1860-1875 Victoria (tentative)
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
4th March 1850 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SCINDIAN 1st June 1850
Date/Place of Birthc1810 Hinckley Leicestershire England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Employed in Convict Establishment
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Left during 1852 after being struck off for desertion from Convict Guard not clear where he went after leaving Western Australia, but his pension resumed in Victoria in 1860
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationLast mention is a pension payment in Melbourne, Victoria in 1875