CROOKS – James 3rd Foot Guards

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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
Bookbinder
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
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
Discharge
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
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
1857 to South Australia
1867 to Victoria
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
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”