HUNT – James 10th Regiment

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NameHUNT – James
Regiment (s)10th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 964
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
27th March 1838 / 18 years / Limerick Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
No description given
Marked with the letter “D” for desertion. Wounded through chest by musket ball
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 4 years
Length of Service4 years 189 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 31st August 1849 / Forezepore Bengal
Campaign MedalsPunjab Campaign Medal 1848-9
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1849 Bengal
1850 Liverpool
1855 Isle of Man
1856 Newcastle
1858 York
1859-1861 Western Australia
1861-1882 South Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1859 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
SULTANA 19th August 1859
Date/Place of Birth1820 Askeaton Tipperary Ireland
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
Did not marry
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Shepherd in South Australia
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
16th November 1861 left for South Australia (ship not yet known)
Date/Place of Death/Burial22nd October 1882 Dry Creek Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationTried and sentenced to 4 lunar months imprisonment and marked with a D for desertion. The first 3 years 247 days army service were not counted towards his pension.