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CRAWFORD – James 54th and 87th Regiments and 21st Hussars

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54th Regiment Brass Badges
87th Regiment Colours
21st Hussars


NameCRAWFORD – James
Regiment (s)54th and 87th Regiments and 21st Hussars
Regiment Number (s) 2323 / 2691 / 298
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th December 1845 / 17 years 11 months / Liverpool Lancashire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia 10 years 240 days
Length of Service19 years 149 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate /25th July 1865 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Birkenhead Cheshire England
Pension Districts1865 Newry
1865 Ballymena
1866 2nd Liverpool
1866 Tilbury
December 1866 – December 1874 Western Australia
1875-30th June 1875 1st East London
1875 1st Liverpool
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th October 1866 Portsmouth Hampshire England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CORONA 22nd December 1866
Date/Place of BirthJanuary 1828 Birkenhead Cheshire England
Date/Place of Baptism28th May 1830 St John the Baptist Cheshire England
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 MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone
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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles
Departure from Western
Post-1874 pension paid 1st E. London district
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 James Crawford 2691 Private 87th Foot location Ferozepore India
1861 James Crawford 298 Trooper 21st Hussars location Muttra East Indies
Comments on discharge papers (WO97-1281-2): The man requires change of climate for the restoration of his health