CASHON / CASSION / CASHIN / CASHEN – James 13th Regiment

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Regiment (s)13th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 421
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th February 1825 / 18 years / Birr Kings Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7¼ in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / bears marks of having been corporally punished
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 19 years 6 months
Length of Service20 years 125 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 28th August 1846 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Parsonstown Kings Ireland – also known as Birr Kings Ireland
Pension Districts1846 Birr
1867 Melbourne
1867 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
1873 Increased to 1/0d per diem for 6 years 6 months service Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Birr Kings Ireland
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
KENNY Bridget also known as Amelia
c1827 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage14th July 1847 Not yet known
Children by 1st WifeJames bap 3rd January 1851 Birr Kings Ireland
M COMPTON Julia 1873 Perth Western Australia
D 1897 Western Australia
Anne bap 28th June 1855 Birr Kings Ireland
M THOMAS James Clifton 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
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 84E
0.2.16 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial3rd April 1885 Mt. Eliza Depot Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1892 Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationTransfer of residence document compiled and signed by CASHEN James in Birr 29th September 1867 for transfer to Melbourne states has 2 children above fourteen years and 4 children under fourteen years.  Unable locate younger children.