DINNING – James Rifle Brigade

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Rifle Brigade Cap Badge

NameDINNING – James
Regiment (s)Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion
Regiment Number (s) 564
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th July 1825 / 17 years /  Belfast Antrim Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5 ½ in
Dark / Black / Black / None
Overseas Service/DurationNorth America – 11 years
Length of Service21 years 111 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeBugler (Private) / 26th October 1847 / Chatham Kent England.
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Chatham Kent England
Pension Districts1847 Chatham
1848 South London
1849 Salisbury
1850 South London
1853 – 57 West Australia
1863 – 70 Melbourne
1871 – 78 Auckland New Zealand
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
2nd February 1853 Portsmouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 30th April 1853
Date/Place of BirthB c1808 Caledon Armagh 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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
1853 appointed Assistant Warder Convict Establishment
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Times (SA 1848-1858) Thursday 12th March 1857 page 2
Departure from Western
Not yet known  departed by unknown ship in 1857 (Tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial1882 New Zealand (Tentative)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information