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84th Regiment York and Lancaster
NameFERGUSON – James
Regiment (s)84th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2355
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
8th November 1843 / 18 years / Clones Monaghan Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7½ in
Fresh / Grey / Dark Brown / Slight burn left cheek
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 10 years 74 days
Length of Service11 years 336 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 9th October 1855 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Monaghan Ireland
Pension Districts1855 Monaghan
1856-1857 Western Australia
1857 Melbourne
Pension Paid 8d per diem Temporary – 3 years to 30th October 1858
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 Birthc1825 Tydavnet Monaghan 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
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer and Commercial News Wednesday 11 March 1857 page 2 Passenger list C.W. Bradley
Departure from Western
10th March 1857 to Melbourne Australia per CW Bradley
Date/Place of Death/BurialPossibly 1874 Victoria Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1851 Corp James Ferguson 2355 84th location Trinchonopoly India
Discharge due to chronic dysentery and liver disease
The James Ferguson who died in 1874 married Elizabeth Drewett in 1862, there does not appear to have been any children of this marriage.