MEEKHUMS – James 96th and 61st Regiment

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96th Regiment 1875

61st South Gloucestershire Regiment

Indian Mutiny Medal

NameMEEKHUMS – James
Regiment (s)96th and 61st Regiment
Regiment Number (s) – / 2850
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11th July 1845 / 18 years / Rochester Kent England
Description – Height
5 Ft 9 in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationAustralia – 3 years
East Indies – 9 years 9 months
Mauritius – 1 year 2 months
Length of Service15 years 264 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 16th July 1861 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny Medal
Intended Residence at
Essex England
Pension Districts1861 Chatham
1861 Deptford
1865-1878 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1878 Increased to 1/1½d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th May 1865 Portland England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
RACEHORSE 10th August 1865
Date/Place of Birthc1827 Sandridge Burn Oaks Kent England
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
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Date/Place of Birth
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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
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial29th April 1878 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
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Will or ProbateNone known
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