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 Districts2nd Edinburgh
1851 Western Australia
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 Marriage7 October 1838/Place unknown
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
Convict Establishment Night Warder 27 July 1852 – 9 August 1853
1869 Collector of black-boy fuel
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald Saturday 17 April 1869 page 3: Lost in bush
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 InformationPossibly birth 1803 Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh Midlothian, Scotland mother Mary Dunn father William Gordon