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

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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
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 Ballmena
1866 2nd Liverpool
December 1866 – December 1874 Western Australia
1875 1sr East London
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
WEBB Mary Ann
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage16th February 1863 St James Longton Staffordshire England
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
7th Jul 1868 transferred to Melbourne per Clarence Packet: post-1874 pension paid 1st E. London district
Date/Place of Death/BurialOctober-December 1911 Birkenhead Chester Cheshire England
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known: pre-1901: James Crawford shown as widower in the UK 1901 Census
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationComments on discharge papers (WO97-1281-2): The man requires change of climate for the restoration of his health
James Crawford shown as Boat Builder in the UK 1901 Census