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27th Regiment Inniskilling Crest
NameCLINTON – James
Regiment (s)27th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1002
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th February 1837 / 18 years / Manorhamilton Leitrim Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¼ in
Fair / Brown / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope – 7 years 91 days
Length of Service21 years 171 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th September 1858 / Buttevant Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Belfast Northern Ireland
Pension Districts1858 Monaghan
1859 Drogheda
1860 Armagh
1863-1875 Western Australia
Pension Paid11d per diem
1873 Increased to 1/3d per diem for 10 years and 2 months service in Enrolled Force Western Australia
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th May 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1819 Cloonclare Leitrim 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
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage24th August 1847 Fort William Inverness Scotland
Children by 1st WifeHenry B 1847 Lanarkshire Scotland
M INCH Jessie 1st April 1875 Mary Hill Lanarkshire Scotland
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
1828 (deduced) Enniskillen Ireland
Date/Place of Marriagec1855
Children by 2nd WifeHugh Francis B September 1857
Bp 2 September 1857 Lurgan Armagh Ireland
M McDONALD Helen Forrest (nee McGREGOR) 1889 Busselton Western Australia
D 21st October 1923 Collie Western Australia
Joseph Thomas B 1859
Bp 14th Aril 1859 Dundalk Armagh Ireland
M Did not marry
D 20th April 1913 Subiaco Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Caroline Maude B 1861
M McDAVITT Alfred James 10th July 1888 Perth Western Australia
D 29th September 1937 Dwellingup Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Alfred J B 2nd April 1862 – Did not marry
D 2nd April 1877 Sussex Busselton Western Australia
Buried East Perth Cemetery with his parents
Mary Anne B 1866 Western Australia
M HANRATTY Patrick 1896 Western Australia
D 1st December 1919 Sydney New South Wales
Land Grants Western
January 1876 Ann Clinton assigned West Guildford Town lots P 119, P 120 and P 121 each of 2 acres: June 1876 applied for titles to West Guildford Town Lots P 119, P 120 and P 121
Occupation after
Appointed temporary assistant warder Guildford Depot 1873
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Wednesday 27th February 1889 – page 3
West Australian Saturday 4th July 1903 (Funeral Annie Clinton)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial9th August 1875 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd July 1903 Perth Western Australia
Roman Catholic Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 James Clinton 1002 Private 27th Foot location Cape of Good Hope
1851 As above location Belfast Ireland
In 1866 James Clinton nominated his son Henry aged 18 living Glengarry Inverness Scotland as a migrant. Unfortunately he was not found at the address given (West Australian Times Tuesday 23rd March 1875 page 5)
On 26 May 1876 Payment of £15 requested to enable the house at West Guildford which was wall plate high to be finished