DOTSON – James 7th and 2nd Dragoon Guards

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7th Regiment

2nd Dragoons – Royal Scots Greys – A mounted soldier, his field cap, collar badge, shoulder strap, bearskin headdress badge (back) and field cap badge…

NameDOTSON – James
Regiment (s)7th and 2nd Dragoon Guards
Regiment Number (s) 601
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
22nd April 1836 / 21 years / Dublin Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 11 in
Swarthy / Grey / Brown / Mole on the right breast
Overseas Service/DurationNone
Length of Service18 years 220 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 27th November 1854 / Dundalk Louth Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
London England
Pension Districts1855 1st Liverpool
1856 2nd Liverpool
1856-1857 Western Australia
1857 South Australia
1857 New South Wales
1874-1893 South Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th June 1856 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RUNNYMEDE 7th September 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1815 Gouran Kilkenny 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
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
Not applicable
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
1857 to South Australia
1857 to New South Wales
1874 to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial1893 Glanville South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information