McAULEY – James 48th Regiment

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48th Regiment Northhamptonshire

NameMcAULEY – James
Regiment (s)48th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1070
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
28th May 1835 / 18 years / Newry Down Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6½ in
Fresh / Blue / Dark Brown / Small scar on left eyebrow
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 5 years 4 months
West Indies – 3 years 1 month
Length of Service18 years 110 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 23rd September 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Burnley Lancashire England
Pension Districts1853 Halifax
1854 Manchester
July 1857 – September 1866 Western Australia
October 1866 – March 1877 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
19th March 1857 London England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
CLARA 3rd July 1857
Date/Place of Birth1817 Drumlane Cavan 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
UNKNOWN Possibly Jane (first and maiden names not yet known)
Date/Place of MarriagePre-1851 – shown as “Married” in 1851 UK census: unknown date and place of marriage
Children by 1st WifeNone known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesAdelaide Observer Saturday September 8th 1866 page 5 Passenger list Emily Smith
Departure from Western
Australia
12th August 1866 to South Australia with wife (J and J McCauley) per Emily Smith
Date/Place of Death/BurialA Jane McCauley, widow, died 16th May 1890 age 77 at Adelaide South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1841James McAuley 1070 Private 48th Location Gibraltar
1851 As above location Weedon
In the 1851 Census James McAuley is a Lance Corporal with his regiment at the barracks at Weedon, he is a married man but there is no mention of his wife. His WO97 shows he was a Corporal 1849-1850 but otherwise he is a private.
Discharge due to a tumour of the thigh and stiffness of the knee joint.
Death shown as James Mccolley in Death Transcript find-my-past website
A Jane McAulay was admitted to the Royal Adelaide Hospital on 1st March 1870. She was aged 47 (ie born 1823), married, religion denoted by the letter P, living Adelaide, occupation servant and born Ayrshire Scotland – no ship of arrival documented.