QUINN – James 4th and 55th Regiment

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4th Regiment

55th Westmorland Regiment of Foot

China Medal 1842

Left Western Australia via Sea Ripple – by Chris Shardlow from Maritime Heritage Association Newsletter

Sea Ripple – by Chris Shardlow from Maritime Heritage Association Newsletter Pg 8

NameQUINN – James
Regiment (s)4th and 55th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 951 / 1353
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
7th May 1831 / 17 years 6 months / Not yet known
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 9 in
Fair / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationNew South Wales – 4 years 11 months
East Indies – 3 years 9 months
China – 3 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 17 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeColour Sergeant / 14th December 1852 / Tralee Ireland
Campaign MedalsChina War Silver Medal
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Wexham Denbighshire North Wales
Pension Districts1853 Chester
1853 Liverpool
1854 2nd Dublin
1855 2nd Dublin
1856 1st Portsmouth
1857 1st East London
1858 2nd Dublin
1859 1st Glasgow
1863 1st North London
1864 South London
1865 East London
1865-1866 Western Australia
1866 South Australia
1870 Victoria
1873 South Australia
1874 Victoria
Pension Paid2/0d per diem
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 Birthc1814 Nenagh Tipperary 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
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
Marriage
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Australia
6th December 1866 per “Sea Ripple” to South Australia with daughter Mary and family of two
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information5th December 1866 struck off Pension list for drunkenness. 1872 Pension suspended again for eighteen months.  Between 1866 and 1880 name listed in various Australian Colonies Pension lists.  However very few payments actually made spent all this period on suspension.