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James Graham Sgt by Peter Conole and Jean McDonald April 2011 EPG Gazette

7th Regiment
Crimean War Medal with Sebastopol Inkerman & Alma Clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Memorial to James Graham at Fremantle Cemetery
Land Title North Fremantle

Into the Blue (Police) after the Crimea – Diane Oldman and Peter Conole July and October 2013 EPG Gazette

NameGRAHAM – James
Regiment (s)7th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2191
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st January 1847/ 17 years 9 months / Newry Armagh Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fair / Blue / Light Brown / Gun shot wound to jaw and left cheek
Overseas Service/DurationTurkey and Crimea – 1 year 7 months
Length of Service8 years 311 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant  / 5th February 1856 / Chatham Middlesex England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Alma Inkermann and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Rathfriland County Down Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Newry
1862 1st Liverpool
1862-1875 Perth Western Australia
Pension Paid1/6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1862 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NORWOOD 9th June 1862
Date/Place of Birth29th April 1830 Drumgarth (Drumgath) Rathfriland Down Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
23rd July 1807 unknown location
Date/Place of Birth
McCREERY Agnes (Tentative)
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
1832 unknown location
Date/Place of Marriage4th January 1854 Drumgarth (Drumgath) Down Ireland
Children by 1st WifeAnnie Agnes B c 1858 Ireland (Tentative)
M 1) SMOOK / SNOOK James 1879 Fremantle Western Australia
M 2) GERMAN Henry /Alfred 1898 Perth Western Australia
D 9th June 1910 Jarrahdale Western Australia
bur Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Margaret B 11th May 1860 Newry Armagh Ireland
M JOSE David Samuel  3rd September 1879 Fremantle Western Australia 
D 27th May 1921 Fremantle Western Australia
bur Congregational Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Elizabeth B 1861 Not yet known
D Not yet known
Martha B 1863 Western Australia
D Not yet known
Isabella B 1865/1866 Perth Western Australia
M JOHNSON Reuben James 1885 (Tentative) Fremantle Western Australia
D 25th June 1918 Claremont Western Australia
bur Congregational Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
BROWN Samuel
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd WifeCOLE Eliza (Widow nee MANNING)
B c1828 Milton Abbot Devon England
Date/Place of Marriage31st December 1884 Congregational Church Fremantle Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeNone
1st Husband of WifeCOLE Thomas (1824 – 1879)
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
P94 1 Acre North Fremantle
Assigned 27th September 1883
Title Approved 28th September 1883
Title 6/70
Occupation after
Convict Establishment Mt. Eliza Depot 17th December 1866. Worked at different locations and around the state and a variety of positions, retired 1885
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer 1863 (Greenough Fire Relief Fund)
Inquirer 1864 (Lancashire Relief Fund)
The West Australian 18th August 1894 page 4 (Funeral Notice)
The West Australian Thursday 16th June 1910 page 1 Death Notice Annie German
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial17th August 1894 Jarrahdale Western Australia
18th August 1894 Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle
Date/Place of Death/Burial
(Fanny) 20th February 1883 Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
James Graham 2191 Private 7th Foot location Portsmouth
Also another entry said he was located at Depot Winchester
1851 Census HO 107/1658/759/22 Portsea Island Portsmouth Hampshire
James Graham unmarried age 22 private born Rathfarland (sic) Down
James Graham was rendered unfit for service on 8th September 1855 due to a gunshot wound to the face. The ball entered the right side of the face above the lower jaw travelled inwards and exited at the centre of the left cheek knocking out three molars and fracturing the lower jaw.
10th May 1876 gave evidence to the Inquiry into the escape of Fenian prisoners
Subscriber to the Pensioners Benevolent Fund