STEELE – James Henry 89th Regiment

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89th Regiment Royal Irish Fusiliers Cap Badge

Crimean War Medal

Turkish Crimea Medal

NameSTEELE – James Henry
Regiment (s)89th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2271
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
17th June 1845 / 14 years 9 months / Carlisle England
Description – Height
Fresh / Blue / Light Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationGibraltar – 11 months
Crimea – 1 year 5 months
Cape of Good Hope – 1 year
East Indies – 5 years 2 months
Length of Service13 years 216 days (plus 3 years 3 months while underage)
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate /28th July 1863 / Netley Hampshire England
Campaign MedalsCrimea Medal with clasp
Turkish Crimea Medal
Intended Residence at
Antrim Ireland
Pension Districts1863 2nd Belfast
1865-1867 Western Australia
1868-1901 South Australia
Pension Paid6d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th September 1865 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
VIMIERA 22nd December 1865
Date/Place of Birth1830 Glenavey Antrim Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
McKIBBEN Sarah Mary
Not yet known
Date/Place of Marriage1st January 1865 Belfast Ireland
Children by 1st WifeNone known
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
McKIBBEN William
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeGENT Charles Henry
Date/Place of Marriage1911 Clare South Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandCharlie Stuart B 1912 Daly South Australia
D 1918 Clare South Australia
Grace Elizabeth Colenette B 1916 Clare South Australia
M STOCKTON Thomas 1934 Barossa South Australia
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
1867 Assistant Warder Convict Establishment
Newspaper ArticlesAdvertiser Adelaide Wednesday 29th May 1901 – page 4
Departure from Western
Departed November – December 1867 for South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial25th May 1901 Parkside Hospital resident Frewville  South Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1934 Barossa Valley South Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information