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HAMILTON – James 65th Regiment

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65th Regiment Yorkshire North Riding
NameHAMILTON – James
Regiment (s)65th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 163
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th January 1822 / 17 years / Glasgow Lanark Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Blue / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 8 years
America – 3 years 6 months
Length of Service21 years 208 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / June 1844/ Mullingar
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1844 1st Glasgow
1847 Drogheda
1847 Longford
1849 Cavan
1851 Tilbury Fort
1851-1854 Western Australia
1854 Longford
1854 Cavan
1856 1st Glasgow
1857 Enniskillen
1857 Sligo
1861 Londonderry
Pension Paid1/4d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
13th March 1851 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PYRENEES 28th June 1851
Date/Place of Birth1805 Bothwell Hamilton Lanarkshire Scotland
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
1854 to Ireland
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st April 1866 Londonderry Ireland
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index 1841 James Hamilton 163 Corporal 65th Foot location Isle aux Noix
Discharge due to remittent and intermitted fever, hepatitis and attacks of catarrh 

1851 stationed at Kojonup, Western Australia as Officer in charge of the five Enrolled Pensioners sent there at that time – information obtained at Kojunup Historical Society.