CROWE – James 38th and 97th Regiment

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James Crowe

38th Regiment 1856 Uniforms

97th Regiment Ulster

Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow Clasp

Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Clasp


NameCROWE – James
Regiment (s)38th and 97th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1872 – 97th Regiment
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st July 1840 / 19 years / Limerick Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIonian Isles and Malta – 5 years 2 months
Jamaica – 3 years 3 months
America – 1 year 10 months
Greece and Crimea – 2 years 3 months
India – 2 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 13th August 1861 / Colchester Essex England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Sebastopol clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Indian Mutiny Medal with Lucknow clasp
Intended Residence at
Limerick Ireland
Pension Districts1861 Limerick
1863 – December 1867 Western Australia
1868-1908 South Australia
Pension Paid1/3d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1819 Coppagwhite Tipperary Ireland
Date/Place of Baptism27 Jul 1819 Coppagwhite Tipperary Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
CROWE Edmund
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
MAY Matilda Ann
1828 Nova Scotia Canada
Date/Place of Marriage3rd November 1852 St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Halifax Nova Scotia Canada
Children by 1st WifeGeorge Edmund B 5th December 1862 Limerick Ireland
M 1st FAHY Katie 29th June 1885 South Australia
M 2nd CULLEN Mary 26th September 1910 South Australia
D 3rd January 1931 East Brunswick Victoria Australia
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
Warder at Mt Gambier Gaol (South Australia)
Member of South Australia Corps of Commissionaires
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer  Wednesday 18th December 1867 – page 2
South Australian Register and Evening Journal 26th July 1897 (attended Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations)
The Advertiser
Adelaide Monday 15th June 1908 – page 9
Departure from Western
13th December 1867 departed to South Australia with wife and son per “Midas”
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th June 1908 Mount Gambier South Australia
Roman Catholic Section West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
20th December 1921 Elsternwick Melbourne Victoria
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information