SLAVEN / SLAVIN – James 25th and 34th Regiment

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Name SLAVEN / SLAVIN – James
Regiment (s)25th and 34th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) ? / 3731
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th January 1853 / 17 years / Armagh Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5½ in
Fair / Grey / Light Brown / Severely wounded in right hand by shell in storming of Redan
Overseas Service/DurationCrimea – 1 year 3 months
Length of Service2 years 183 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th July 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War medal with Alma Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps
Intended Residence at
Dromore Tyrone Ireland
Pension Districts1856 Omagh
1862 Bermuda
1863-1916 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
1874 Increased to 1/1d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birth1836 Dromore Tyrone 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
CARROLL Catherine
c1836 Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known Killskarrey Tyrone Ireland
Children by 1st WifeMary B c1858 Not yet known
M WALSH John date not yet known
D 13th January 1935 Kanowna Western Australia
bur Kalgoorlie Cemetery Western Australia
John B July 1861 Dromore Tyrone Ireland
D 25th October 1862 at sea off the Downs
bur Body sent ashore for burial
James B 1862 Not yet known
M CULLOTON Julia 1886 Greenough Western Australia
D 1939 Murchison Western Australia
Rose Ann B 1864 Geraldton Western Australia
McGUINESS James Not yet known
D 3rd January 1932 Geraldton Western Australia
Bur Geraldton Cemetery Western Australia
John B 1869 Western Australia
M McGUINESS Agnes 1894 Greenough Western Australia
D 7th May 1950 Geraldton Western Australia
Bur Geraldton Cemetery Western Australia
William B 1872 Greenough Flats Western Australia
D 1919 Western Australia
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
Greenough Lot G29 and G30
acreage both 10 acres
Occupation after
Newspaper ArticlesGeraldton Guardian 1st July 1915 – page 3
Geraldton Guardian 23rd December 1916 – page 2
Geraldton Guardian 30th December 1916 – page 2
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial21st December 1916 Naraling Western Australia
Eastern Road Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st May 1905 Greenough Western Australia
Greenough Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
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