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26th Cameronian Regiment
NameBRYCE – James
Regiment (s)26th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1605
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th February 1840 / 20 years / Glasgow Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fair / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 1 year 3 months
China – 1 year 6 months
Gibraltar – 3 years 2 months
Canada East – 1 year 6 months
Bermuda – 4 years 11 months
Length of Service21 years 31 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 19th February 1861 / Dublin Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
12 Stevenson Street Paisley Scotland
Pension Districts1861 Paisley
1865 Tilbury
1865-1888 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
1878 Increased to 11½d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Paisley Renfrewshire Scotland
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
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Perth Lot 146V Stone Street between Colin and Havelock Streets West Perth
0.3.9 acres
Assigned 11/11/1881: Title Application 08/08/1883 Title 6/40
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Inquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 19 September 1888 page 2 Obituary
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th September 1888 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index:
1841: Location Hong Kong and Canton
1851 Location Gibraltar.
1861 Census James was living at Stevenson Street Greenock with his uncle Alexander Stewart and his family. At the time James was unmarried and an out pensioner of Chelsea
James Bryce a member of the guard at Rottnest was a witness at the trial of William Vincent when he was charged with an aggravated assault on an aboriginal at Rottnest on 20th November 1865.
James died at the Mt. Eliza Invalid Depot after being admitted on 31 December 1885