CROOKS – James 3rd Foot Guards

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3rd Regiment

NameCROOKS – James
Regiment (s)3rd Foot Guards
Regiment Number (s) 994
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th March 1827 / 19 years / London Middlesex England
Description – Height
5 Ft 11¼ in
Fresh / Blue / Light / None
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service23 years 76 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 11th June 1850 / London England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
London England
Pension Districts1850 1st North London
1850 1st Edinburgh
1851 1st Liverpool
1854-1857 Western Australia
1857-1867 South Australia
1867-1872 Victoria
Pension Paid1/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1854 Plymouth England via Gibraltar
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RAMILLIES 7th August 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1812 South Leith Midlothian Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsJane B c1819 South Leith Midlothian Scotland
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1857 to South Australia
1867 to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1851 Scottish Census shows living with brother-in-law and sister states “unmarried”
WO23 1873 for Victoria states “off no appearance”