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FOSTER James – 73rd Regiment

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73RD Regiment Colours


NameFOSTER James
Regiment (s)73rd Foot
Regiment Number (s) 2164
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th February 1845/21years/Dublin Ireland
Description – Height
5 feet 8 inches
Overseas Service/DurationCape of Good Hope 5 years 6 months
Length of Service7 years 189 dayss
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate/10 August 1852/ Chatham
Campaign MedalsHis name is not listed on the Asplin site for the Kaffir medal
Intended Residence at
Dunboyne Meath
Pension Districts1852 2nd Dublin
1853 Western Australia
Pension PaidTemporary 7d for 18 months to 2 March 1854
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
ROBERT SMALL 19th August 1853
Date/Place of Birth1824/Dunboyne Meath
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
Night warder Convict establishment 12th October 1853 resigned 15 May 1854
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1851 James Foster Private 2164 73rd regiment Location Cape of Good hope South Africa
Discharge due to cardiac disease