CUNNINGHAM – James 60th Regiment

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60th Regiment Kings Royal Rifles Helmet Plate

Indian Mutiny Medal



Regiment (s)60th Regiment 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 2940
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
5th November 1847 / 18 years / Kilkenny Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Brown / Grey / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 8 years 11 months
Length of Service11 years 229 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant / 21 June 1859 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal 1857-1859
Intended Residence at
Pension Districts1859 Kilkenny
1863 Birr
1863 Edinburgh
1864 Tilbury
1864-1885 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/6d per diem
1887 Increased to 2/2d per diem for services to the Enrolled Force 
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st July 1864 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 12th September 1864
Date/Place of Birthc1829 Ballingarry Tipperary Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
c1830 Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage26th July 1859 Callan Kilkenny Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMaria B March 1863 Not yet known
D 17th August 1864 at sea from measles aged 1 Year 5 months
James B unknown date Ireland
D 1889 Fremantle Western Australia
Mary Helen (Ellen) B 18th December 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
M McCARTHY John 1894 Fremantle Western Australia
D Not yet known
Philip Patrick B 14th November 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
1899 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Old RC Cemetery Skinner Street Fremantle Western Australia
Johanna B 5th March 1871 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1872 Fremantle Western Australia
Thomas B 1873 Fremantle Western Australia
D 1873 aged 5 days Fremantle Western Australia
Unknown child
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
28th September 1882 granted Location P14 at Lake Kojee (sic)
20 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesDaily News 14th October 1899 page 3
West Australian 16th December 1899 page 4
West Australian 10th October 1919 page 1
The Record 19th October 1919 page 9
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial13th September 1885 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
9th October 1919 King Street East Fremantle Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateCopy of son James’ Will available from Western Australian State Records Office Cons 3403/1889/940 dated 21st June 1889
Further Information19th November 1880 occupied quarters in No.1 Barracks in Fremantle with wife and 4 children