CONNELLY / CONNOLLY – James 26th Regiment

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26th Cameronian Regiment

Regiment (s)26th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1758
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th August 1840 / 18 years / Glasgow Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9¾ in
Fair / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationChina – 8 months
East Indies – 6 months
Gibraltar – 3 years 2 months
Canada – 1 year 6 months
Bermuda – 1 year 2 months
Length of Service15 years 197 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th April 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Possibly Chatham Kent England
Pension Districts1856 York
1856 Sligo
1858 Liverpool
1858 1st Manchester
1862 Bermuda
1863-1878 Western Australia
1878 Melbourne Australia
1879 Adelaide South Australia
1882-1896 Melbourne Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
1876 Increased to 11d per diem for service Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England via Bermuda
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1822 Aberdeen 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
UNKNOWN Sarah (possibly)
B Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeElizabeth B Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
c1878 to Adelaide and Melbourne Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st March 1896 Coldstream Mount Lilydale Victoria Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationPurchased Geraldton Town Lot 365 for £6.0.0