KENNEDY – James 87th Regiment

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87th Regiment Colours

NameKENNEDY – James
Regiment (s)87th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1261
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
1st May 1839 / 18 years / Enniscorthy Wexford Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Sallow / Grey / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationMauritius – 3 years 3 months
East Indies 9 years 10 months
Length of Service21 years 12 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th May 1860 / Loughal Ireland
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1860 2nd Glasgow
1863-1867 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
15th March 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLYDE 29th May 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1821 Ballyraget Kilkenny Ireland
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: news item indicated living with wife in Fremantle in 1867
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 applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial14th September 1867 Perth Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1867 charged with wounding William Clarke but found not guilty