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89th Regiment Royal Irish Fusiliers Cap Badge
NameGRANT – James
Regiment (s)89th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1284
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th July 1838 / 20 years 6 months / Gosport Hampshire England
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Sallow / Blue / Brown / Scar on right side of upper lip
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 2 years 2 months
North America – 5 years 10 months
Length of Service14 years 126 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th October 1852 / Templemore Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Pimlico London England
Pension Districts1852 2nd West London
1854-1856 Western Australia
1856-1866 South Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th May 1854 Plymouth England via Gibraltar
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RAMILLIES 7th August 1854
Date/Place of Birthc1818 Hampton Stroud Gloucestershire England
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 ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th August 1866 (Royal) Adelaide Hospital Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army, Worldwide Index
1841 Location West Indies and Canada
1851 Location Dublin Ireland
Discharge: Health completely broken down
WO22 for South Australia 1872 has comment “off no appearance”
Prior to his death James Grant was admitted to the (Royal) Adelaide Hospital on 21st July 1866 age 54, he was a single man, Protestant, born London, living at Salt Creek, working as a labourer, he had been 14 years in the Colony and had arrived in the Ramilies (sic).