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KINNEARD / KINNAIRD – James Robert 45th 39th and 50th Regiment

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45th Regiment Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters
39th Regiment
50th Regiment Cap Badge
NameKINNEARD / KINNIARD – James Robert
Regiment (s)45th 39th and 50th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 45th Regiment – 1008
39th Regiment – 1010
50th Regiment – 2652
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
21st November 1835 / 19 years 3 months / Edinburgh Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 7 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 8 years 29 days
Length of Service17 years 234 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 12th July 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Preston Lane
Pension Districts1853 Preston
1854 Turkey
1856 Woolwich
1856 1st London
1859 Western Australia
1866 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 Birth1816 Drummore (Drumore) Down 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
1826 unknown location
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNone known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeSANDFORD Richard
Date/Place of MarriageSeptember 1874 Holy Trinity Church Adelaide South Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Basket maker in South Australia
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Register 1st March 1866 page 2
South Australia Advertiser 7th March 1868 page 2
The Express and Telegraph 12th May 1868 page 3
Departure from Western
16th February 1866 traveled to South Australia per “Europa” from Vasse Western Australia with wife Mary
Date/Place of Death/Burial4th February 1874 Adelaide South Australia (Sandford)
Date/Place of Death/Burial
30th June 1882 Bay Road Adelaide South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 James R Kinnaird 1010 39th Regt recruiting at Wakefield location Chatham Kent
1851 Janes Kinnaird 2652 Private 50th regt. Location Ashton under Lyne
Discharge due to Chronic dysentery and liver disease.
In the 1851 Census James Kinwald (Kinnaird) was a single man age 35, born Drumore, Down Ireland living at the Barracks (50th regt) at Burn Hays, Burslem, Wolstanton, Staffordshire England.
6th March 1868 James Kinnard (sic) was suspected of arson of his own dwelling, however, the Attorney General ruled there were no grounds for putting him on trial.
James Kinnaird was admitted to the (Royal) Adelaide Hospital on 6th January 1874, he was 58 years of age a married man, and a Roman Catholic, living at Adelaide, his occupation was basket maker and he said he was born in Down Ireland and had arrived in the Europa.