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Edward James by Peter Conole and Diane Oldman – January 2013 EPG Gazette

East India Company

21st Hussars

British Crimea Medal Balaclava Inkerman Sebastopol Clasps

Turkish Crimea Medal

Metro Rifle and Artillery Volunteers 1872


NameJAMES – Edward
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company Bengal Artillery 3rd Bengal European Cavalry and
21st Hussars
Regiment Number (s) 7
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
9th January 1858 / 27 years 6 months / Warley Essex England
Description – Height
6 Ft 0 in
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationIndia – 11 years 127 days
Crimea – 2 years 40 days
Length of Service13 years 167 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeSergeant Major / 26th April 1870 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsCrimea War Medal with Balaklava Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Turkish Crimea War Medal
Intended Residence at
Trinity Close Blackheath Hill Greenwich Kent England
Pension Districts1870 Deptford
1874-1887 Western Australia
Pension Paid2/0½d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1831 Deptford Kent 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 Marriage1863 Bengal India
Children by 1st WifeAlbert Edward B 1864 Umballa Bengal India
Florence Adale B c1865 Umballa Bengal India
M BINGAY Jacob Van Buskirk 1886 Perth Western Australia
Madeline Clara B 1866 Umballa Bengal India
Edith Amelia B 1867 Umballa Bengal India
M MARSHALL William 1892 Perth Western Australia
Octavius Percy B Bombay India
M 1st McMANUS Margaret 1896 Perth Western Australia
M 2nd LANGDEN Alice 1903 Guildford Western Australia
D 13th April 1939 Donnybrook Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Blanche Gertrude B 1873 England
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
Perth Lot 76E Claisebrook
0.2.16 acres
Occupation after
Lance Corporal Drill Instructor Perth Artillery Volunteers
Drill Instructor to Police
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/BurialJanuary 1887 Perth Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
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