GORDON – James Royal Artillery 8th 2nd and 10th Battery

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NameGORDON – James
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 8th 2nd and 10th Battery
Regiment Number (s) 1725
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
30th May 1825 / 22 years / Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
Clerk
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationCorfu – 10 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 196 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner and Driver / 13th October 1846 / Woolwich Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not yet known
Pension Districts? 2nd Edinburgh
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
16th July 1851 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MINDEN 14th October 1851
Date/Place of Birthc1803 West Kirk Midlothian Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
UNKNOWN Mary Ann
c1818 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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial1st August 1875 Mount Eliza Depot Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
6th October 1875 Colonial Hospital Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information