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McDANIEL – James 86th Regiment

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86th Regiment
NameMcDANIEL – James
Regiment (s)86th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 654
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
26th January 1831 / 19 years / Carlow Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 6¾ in
Sallow / Blue / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationWest Indies – 4 years
East Indies – 10 years 3 months
Length of Service22 years 76 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 14th June 1853 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Carlow Ireland
Pension Districts1853 Carlow
1855-1859 Western Australia
1859-1872 South Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th February 1855 Plymouth England via Cape of Good Hope
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
STAG 23rd May 1855
Date/Place of Birth1812 Arles near Carlow Queens 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 married
Date/Place of MarriageNot Applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesSouth Australian Advertiser Monday 21st February 1859 – page 2
Departure from Western
30th January 1859 per “Francis”  to South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial25th January 1872 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not Applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationReason for discharge:
Long service and climate and rheumatism
British Army, Worldwide index
1841 James McDaniel, 654, 86th regiment, Location Dublin WO12/8912
1851 As above Location Poona India. WO12/8921
Discharge: Rheumatism, chronic cough and difficulty Breathing.
James McDaniel was not involved in the inquiry of the conduct of the surgeon of the Stag.
James McDaniel appears to have been a single man but the log of the Stag has the death of a child Patrick McDonnell on 30th April 1855 aged 1 year 2 months making his birth about February 1854. A child Patrick McDonell was baptised 3rd March 1854, father James McDonell and mother Isabella, the surname unreadable at Carlow, Ireland.
James McDaniel’s death is noted on a WO23 as 25th January 1872 but the only death in the registration records is for a James McDonald age 57 who died on 10th January 1872 Adelaide South Australia.